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Palbenz 100mg Capsule

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Salt Composition : Palbociclib

Manufacturer : ADMAC LIFE SCIENCES

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 7999
Price :6800
You Save :1199 (15%)

21 Capsule(s) In A Bottle

PAP Information :    Buy 4, Get 1 Free. Contact us for latest updates.

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Know About PAP

Program Overview: ADMAC LIFE SCIENCES, Patient Assistance Program (PAP), is dedicated to helping patients in need of Palbenz 100 mg Capsule. The program aims to provide eligible patients with access to the medication at a more affordable cost.

Program Benefits: Purchase 4 bottles of Palbenz 100 mg Capsule, and you will receive 1 free additional bottle. Therefore, if eligible, you will have to pay only Rs. 27,200 for 5 bottles, which is Rs. 5,400 per bottle.

With MrMed's MRP discount of Rs. 1199 per bottle and Admac’s PAP program, the overall savings is about Rs. 13 thousand rupees. 

Contact us for the latest updates on this exclusive offer.

Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for the Palbenz Patient Assistance Program (PAP), you must meet specific criteria, including having a valid prescription for Palbociclib 100mg from a medical oncologist and being an Indian patient with a valid identity card. Eligibility is determined based on the diagnosed condition and program-specific requirements.

Contact Information: If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, our dedicated patient support team is here to help. You can reach us by phone at 89391 69999 or email us at [email protected]

Please note that MrMed is not involved in the PAP program. They offer free consultations to patients to provide information about the program. Patients eligible for the PAP program by Admac can avail of it without having to purchase the medication from MrMed.

Patient Assistance Programs

Program Overview: ADMAC LIFE SCIENCES, Patient Assistance Program (PAP), is dedicated to helping patients in need of Palbenz 100 mg Capsule. The program aims to provide eligible patients with access to the medication at a more affordable cost.

Program Benefits: Purchase 4 bottles of Palbenz 100 mg Capsule, and you will receive 1 free additional bottle. Therefore, if eligible, you will have to pay only Rs. 27,200 for 5 bottles, which is Rs. 5,400 per bottle.

With MrMed's MRP discount of Rs. 1199 per bottle and Admac’s PAP program, the overall savings is about Rs. 13 thousand rupees. 

Contact us for the latest updates on this exclusive offer.

Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for the Palbenz Patient Assistance Program (PAP), you must meet specific criteria, including having a valid prescription for Palbociclib 100mg from a medical oncologist and being an Indian patient with a valid identity card. Eligibility is determined based on the diagnosed condition and program-specific requirements.

Contact Information: If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, our dedicated patient support team is here to help. You can reach us by phone at 89391 69999 or email us at [email protected]

Please note that MrMed is not involved in the PAP program. They offer free consultations to patients to provide information about the program. Patients eligible for the PAP program by Admac can avail of it without having to purchase the medication from MrMed.

Introduction to Palbenz 100mg Capsule

Palbenz 100 mg is a targeted therapy containing the active constituent palbociclib. It belongs to the group of anticancer medications known as cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors. It is used in treating hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor 2 negative advanced or metastatic (has spread to other parts of the body) breast cancer. Cancer is a condition in which cells multiply in an uncontrolled and abnormal manner. It is given in combination with certain other anticancer medications. 

The common side effects that are likely to associate with Palbenz 100 mg are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tiredness, hair loss, dry skin, rash, infections, nose bleed, decreased appetite, low blood cell counts, swelling of lips and mouth, changes in taste, dry eye, blurred vision, and increased tearing. Inform your doctor if these side effects disturb or persist in you.  

Inform your healthcare provider if you are allergic to Palbenz 100 mg and its ingredients. Before taking this medicine, it is vital to inform your doctor if you have any signs of infections (fever, chills, or sore throat), liver disorders, kidney disorders, or intolerance to some sugars. Consult your physician immediately if you experience symptoms such as dry cough, chest pain, or difficulty breathing, as it could indicate lung inflammation. Make sure you inform your physician of all the medicines, including supplements and herbal medicines. You are taking before you start treatment with this medication. Use effective birth control during the treatment and at least three weeks after the last dose. It is not recommended for adolescents and children under 18 years of age. 


Uses of Palbenz 100mg Capsule

Treatment of hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer.


Therapeutic Effects of Palbenz 100mg Capsule

Palbenz 100 mg works by blocking the protein called cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6, which are vital for the division and growth of cells. By blocking these proteins, this medication slows the growth and prevents the cancer cells from spreading. 


Interaction of Palbenz 100mg Capsule with other drugs

Inform your doctor about all medications including prescribed, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements and herbal products that you are taking or have taken before the treatment. Concurrent use of palbociclib with CYP3A4 inhibitors such as fentanyl has reported increased fentanyl toxicity. certain medications may interact with the effectiveness of this drug. 


More Information about Palbenz 100mg Capsule

  • Keep Palbenz 100 mg out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store at 20°C to 25°C.

How to consume Palbenz 100mg Capsule

Take Palbenz 100 mg exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take this medication once a day at the same time with food. Swallow this capsule as a whole with a glass of water. Avoid crushing, breaking, or chewing the capsule. 


Safety Advices for Palbenz 100mg Capsule

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Pregnancy

  

It is not recommended to take Palbenz 100 mg during pregnancy as it can harm the unborn baby. Women with childbearing potential should use effective contraceptives during treatment and for at least three weeks after treatment. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Taking Palbenz 100 mg while breastfeeding is not recommended as it is not known whether it passes into the breast milk.  

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Lungs

  

It is not unknown whether Palbenz 100 mg can be administered to patients with lung problems. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Inform your physician if you have any liver disorders before taking Palbenz 100 mg, as it should be used with caution in liver disorder patients. 

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to drink alcohol while taking Palbenz 100 mg. Check with your doctor for advice.  

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Driving

  

Palbenz 100 mg can cause tiredness. Avoid driving if you are unwell.


Side Effects of Palbenz 100mg Capsule

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious:

  • Blood disorder (fever, chills, shortness of breath, weakness, bleeding, or bruising)
  • Lung inflammation (chest pain, dry cough, or difficulty breathing)

Common:

  • Tiredness
  • Hair loss
  • Dry skin, rash
  • Infections
  • Low blood cell counts
  • Decreased of appetite
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Swelling of lips and mouth
  • Changes in taste
  • Nose bleed
  • Dry eye, blurred vision, increased tearing

Word of Advice

During Palbenz 100 mg treatment, it is advised to avoid grapefruit and its juices and preparations containing St. John's wort. It is recommended to use effective birth control while receiving treatment as well as for at least three weeks after the final dose for females and at least fourteen weeks after the final dose for males. This medication may reduce fertility, so discuss with the physician if you have any concerns. Your doctor may recommend regular blood tests to determine whether Palbenz 100 mg affects your blood cells.


FAQs

Q 1. Is Palbenz 100 mg targeted therapy?

Yes, Palbenz 100 mg is a targeted therapy. This medication belongs to the class of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors.

Q 2. Do you lose hair on Palbenz 100 mg?

Yes, Taking Palbenz 100 mg can cause hair loss or hair thinning. It is one of the side effects of this medication. Consult your doctor if any side effects disturb you.

Q 3. Can children use Palbenz 100 mg?

No, Palbenz 100 mg is not recommended for adolescents and children under 18.

Q 4. Does Palbenz 100 mg affect fertility?

Yes, Palbenz 100 mg may reduce fertility in men. It may affect your ability to become a father and a child. Hence, men should consider sperm preservation before taking this medication.

Q 5. Does Palbenz 100 mg affect blood cell count?

Palbenz 100 mg might reduce the number of white blood cells and weaken the immune system. It could lead to an increase in the risk of infections. Regular blood tests while taking Palbenz 100 mg are advised.


Fact Box of Palbenz 100mg Capsule

Molecule name: Palbociclib

Therapeutic class: Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor

Pharmacological class: Anti-Neoplastic drug

Indications: HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer


References

  1. Pfizer Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [Revised on June 2021] [ Accessed on 26 Nov 2022], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4449.pdf
  2. Pfizer Labs, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on March 2017] [ Accessed on 26 Nov 2022], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/207103s004lbl.pdf
  3. Neha S Mangini et al; Palbociclib: A Novel Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor for Hormone Receptor-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy; Published on Nov 2015; Accessed on 26/11/2022; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26324355/
  4. Palbace; Pfizer; Revised on Oct 2021; Accessed on 26/11/2022; https://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?id=14029

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