Ixabepilone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Ixabepilone?

(ix ab EP i lone)

• This medicine is used to treat breast cancer.

• This medicine is used to treat endometrial cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take St John's wort with this medicine. It may make this medicine less effective.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using other: aspirin, aspirin-containing products, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, ibuprofen or like products, pain medicines, or vitamin E.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent...

 
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