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St. John's Wort or Sodium Phosphate not to be taken with Ibrance!

Says so in this article. I don't take Wort, but fixing to start Ibrance, so reading more about it and I share pertinent info when I find it. Also, found that I can't have sodium phosphate with ibrance. Goodbye sliced ham and American cheese! God bless and heal us all in Jesus name, amen!

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sodium phosphate p32 palbociclib

Applies to: sodium phosphate p32 and Ibrance (palbociclib)

Using sodium phosphate p32 together with palbociclib may increase the risk of side effects that affect your bone marrow function, resulting in low numbers of different types of blood cells. You may be more likely to develop anemia, bleeding problems, or infections due to low blood cell counts. You should seek medical attention if you develop paleness, fatigue, dizziness, fainting, unusual bruising or bleeding, fever, chills, diarrhea, sore throat, muscle aches, shortness of breath, blood in phlegm, weight loss, red or inflamed skin, body sores, and pain or burning during urination. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may already be aware of the risks, but has determined that this is the best course of treatment for you and has taken appropriate precautions and is monitoring you closely for any potential complications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Honestly St John's Wort shouldn't be taken by anyone in my opinion. It interacts with so many different things and can play havoc with blood levels. I appreciate you sharing this though if others aren't already aware.

Sandra

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thanks! I feel the need to share stuff when I find it even if it doesn't apply to me. my doctor hadn't heard about the 5/2 schedule with ibrance and he was happy to know about it. He also agreed to start me at 100 mg, and I don't have to have ct scans; he said I could just get a chest xray and bone scans! I love my onc, he is intelligent and caring and not threatened or offended by knowledge gained elsewhere. I told him about the ginger root too, so maybe it will help someone else with their hot flashes. <3

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Thank you for the info. Much appreciated.

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yw! <3

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FYI, when I was on Ibrance I was told not to eat pomegrante ??

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yes, that too ty; and I had to quit my peach fresca because it has grapefruit juice in it! so the seven days off you can have what you want I wonder?

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If you find out the answer to that I want to know too! I miss my Salty Dogs! It’s my favorite wintertime drink...grapefruit juice for the Vit C, vodka, and salt. What’s not to like!

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if I can remember, I will call the pharmacist tomorrow and get back to you!

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Yes pomegrante interfers with Ibrance and grapefruit with MANY meds

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Where else can we find sodium phosphate?

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i found it in American cheese slices and my little debbie snack cakes! not a happy camper! it was actually sodium aluminum phosphate in the cakes, but that sounds disgusting enough in itself, whether it counts as sodium phosphate or not ... at least it has me reading labels more often! disgusting what they are feeding us by the way ...

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DearGodbeforme It is really scary what is in store baked goods (listed on label----have no idea what bakeries use, as there's no way to tell!). I try to avoid Sometimes I'll just

have some organic peanut butter with some home made jelly, so my sweet tooth.

Or Ill have some organic pop corn and organic butter to quiet a junk food urge,

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yes, I know! I was pissed when I found out sodium phosphate was in my Little Debbie snack cakes; but come to find out, it's in all the baked goods at the bakery, at least the ones I looked at! yikes! God bless you and hope your day is grand! <3

Randi

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