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Side Effect Management

KISQALI

Managing Side Effects Managing Side Effects

Tips for Managing Side Effects

Here’s a list of suggestions that your doctor may offer to help you manage some of the side effects of KISQALI® (ribociclib). Always talk to your doctor before making any changes to your diet or exercise routine.

General tips for staying healthy while on KISQALI

  1. Wash your hands often

  2. Stay hydrated

  3. Avoid anyone who is sick

  4. Avoid raw food and undercooked meats

  5. Avoid hot tubs, ponds, rivers, and lakes

Diarrhea

  1. Drink plenty of water, sports drinks, juice, or clear broth

  2. Avoid spicy and/or greasy foods, alcohol, coffee, tea, and soda with caffeine

  3. Avoid milk and dairy products

  4. Eat food high in protein, such as beef, chicken, turkey, eggs, fish, and cheese

  5. Eat small amounts of soft, bland food. Try the BRAT Diet: Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast

Nausea and vomiting

  1. Eat small meals throughout the day

  2. Avoid eating when you feel nauseous

  3. Take small sips of water throughout the day

  4. Try meditation or other relaxation techniques

Tiredness

  1. Get plenty of rest

  2. Stay hydrated

  3. Try getting small amounts of physical activity

  4. Avoid drinking alcohol and caffeinated beverages at night

If you have any side effects, you may need to stop taking KISQALI for a while, use a lower dose, or stop taking it permanently. Always follow your doctor’s instructions.