What is Kryxana (Ribociclib)?
Kryxana is used for the treatment of breast cancer in women.
How does Ribociclib work?
Ribociclib is used only if your cancer tests negative for a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). HER2 protein can speed the growth of cancer cells. It works blocking substances that play a key role in cancer cell growth and survival.
How do I take Kryxana (Ribociclib)?
Take it at the same time each morning, with or without food. The recommended dosage of Kryxana is 600 mg orally once a day for 21 consecutive days followed by 7 days off for a complete cycle of 28 days, continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
What does Kryxana consist of?
Kryxana consists of Ribociclib 200mg.
What precautions should I take before consuming Kryxana (Ribociclib)?
There are some precautions you should take before consuming Kryxana (Ribociclib).
1) Do not use Kryxana if you are pregnant. Use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy while you are using this medicine and for at least 3 weeks after your last dose.
2) Do not breast feed while taking Kryxana (Ribociclib).
3) Tell your doctor if you ever had an electrolytic imbalance, long QT syndrome or kidney disease.
4) Kryxana can cause serious heart or liver problems. Call your doctor at once if you have fast or pounding heartbeats, sudden dizziness, right-sided upper stomach pain, loss of appetite.
What are the side effects of Kryxana (Ribociclib)?
There are some serious/deteriorating side effects of Kryxana (Ribociclib).
Common side effects of Kryxna include bladder pain, bloating or swelling of the face or feet, bloody or cloudy urine, chills, difficult or labored breathing, painful urination, fever, frequent urge to urinate, lower back or side pain, pale skin, rapid weight gain, troubled breathing with exertion, ulcersin the mouth, unusual bleeding or bruising.
Uncommon side effects include fainting, irregular heartbeats.