Elinal 1mg Tablet

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Elinal 1mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Lactation
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Medicine Overview of Elinal Tablet

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Uses of Elinal Tablet

Elinal 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
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Side effects of Elinal Tablet

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Headache, Hot flushes, Nausea, Skin rash, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Osteoporosis, Weakness.

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How to use Elinal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Elinal 1mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Elinal Tablet works

Elinal 1mg tablet lowers the amount of estrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This can lower or stop the growth of some breast cancer cells that need estrogen to grow.

In Depth Information on Elinal Tablet

Expert advice for Elinal Tablet

  • Do consult your doctor before taking anastrozole, if you are not sure that you have reached menopause (the time in a woman’s life when her menstrual periods stop).
  • Use with caution if you have heart disease problems, problem related to blood circulation, severe liver disease, high blood levels of cholesterol, if you have osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones) or low levels of mineral in your bones that affects its strength (low bone mineral density).
  • Avoid using amiodarone if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do contact your doctor immediately if you experience signs of a stroke or serious blood clot- sudden numbness or weakness (particularly on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Elinal 1mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elinal 1mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Elinal 1mg Tablet is usafe to use during lactation. Data s
uggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Elinal 1mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Elinal 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elinal 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Elinal 1mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
Elinal 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elinal 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Elinal 1mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Anastrozole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Elinal 1mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Anastrozole

No. Elinal is a non-steroidal drug used in the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids. It is not a hormone
Yes. Elinal is a non-steroidal chemo drug. It is used as a part of chemotherapy or with other chemotoxic agents in the treatment of early-stage or advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women
No. Elinal is not a controlled substance and does not have a potential for addiction and abuse. It is not an illegal drug
Q. Is anastrozole better than tamoxifen?
Anastrozole and tamoxifen are two different drugs with similar uses but different mechanism of action and so cannot be compared
Yes. Arimidex is a trade name for active drug Elinal
Q. Can I take anastrozole/arimidex with proviron/ glucosamine/ melatonin/ aspirin/ turmeric/ ibuprofen?
Anastrozole (trade name: arimidex) has no known serious interaction with mesterolone (trade name: proviron), glucosamine, melatonin, aspirin, turmeric or ibuprofen. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
Yes. Increase in body weight, hair loss, high blood pressure, inflammation of joints (arthritis), raised blood levels of cholesterol and joint pain are among the possible side effects of Elinal
Q. Does anastrozole increase testosterone?
No. Anastrozole has no known effect in raising testosterone levels
Elinal has no known effect on breast enlargement in men. ‘Gyno’ is a slang word used commonly among body builders for gynecomastia (enlargement of breasts in men).
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