Palbociclib is indicated for the treatment of HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer in combination with:
Recommended Dose and Dosage Adjustment
The recommended dose of Palbociclib is a 125 mg capsule taken orally once daily for 21 consecutive days followed by 7 days off treatment to comprise a complete cycle of 28 days.Palbociclib should be taken with food.
When coadministered with Palbociclib, the recommended dose of Letrozole is 2.5 mg taken once daily continuously throughout the 28-day cycle. Please refer to the full prescribing information of Letrozole.
When coadministered with Palbociclib, the recommended dose of fulvestrant is 500 mg administered on Days 1, 15, 29, and once monthly thereafter. Please refer to the full prescribing information of fulvestrant.
Patients should be encouraged to take their dose of Palbociclib at approximately the same time each day
If the patient vomits or misses a dose, an additional dose should not be taken. The next prescribed dose should be taken at the usual time. Palbociclib capsules should be swallowed whole (do not chew, crush or open them prior to swallowing). Capsules should not be ingested if they are broken, cracked, or otherwise not intact.
Pre/perimenopausal women treated with the combination Palbociclib plus fulvestrant therapy should be treated with luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists according to current clinical practice standards.