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Drug interactions between dexamethasone and Ibrance

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Ibrance (palbociclib)

Interactions between your drugs


dexamethasone ↔ palbociclib

Applies to:dexamethasone and Ibrance (palbociclib)

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

MONITOR: Coadministration with inducers of CYP450 3A4 may decrease the plasma concentrations of palbociclib, which is a substrate of the isoenzyme. In 14 healthy subjects, administration of a single 125 mg dose of palbociclib with multiple 400 mg daily doses of modafinil, a moderate CYP450 3A4 inducer, resulted in 11% and 32% decreases in palbociclib peak plasma concentration (Cmax) and systemic exposure (AUC), respectively, compared to palbociclib administered alone.

MANAGEMENT: The potential for diminished therapeutic effects of palbociclib should be considered when prescribed with inducers of CYP450 3A4. Pharmacologic effects of palbociclib should be monitored more closely whenever an inducer is added to or withdrawn from therapy, and alternative treatment considered if an interaction is suspected.


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  2. "Product Information. Ibrance (palbociclib)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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