Medicine Overview of EXMASIN TABLET
Uses of EXMASIN TABLET
Exmasin 25mg tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
Side effects of EXMASIN TABLET
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Nausea, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.
How to use EXMASIN 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 is better to take Exmasin 25mg tablet with food.
How EXMASIN TABLET works
Exmasin 25mg 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 EXMASIN TABLET
Expert advice for EXMASIN TABLET
- Exemestane should only be used in women who have reached menopause and cannot become pregnant. You should confirm your post-menopausal status through hormonal tests (LH, FSH and estradiol levels) before starting exemestane therapy.
- Exemestane should not be co-administered with estrogen-containing medications (such as hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills) as these can interfere with its action.
- Regular examinations to monitor reductions in bone mineral density and elevations in certain blood tests (AST, ALT, alkaline phosphatase and gamma glutamyl transferase, bilirubin, creatinine) are recommended in women receiving exemestane.
- Take precautions while driving or operating machinery as exemestane is known to cause drowsiness, sleepiness (somnolence), weakness (asthenia) and dizziness.
Special precautions for EXMASIN 25MG TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Exmasin 25mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Exmasin 25mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Patients may experience undesirable effects like drowsines+more
s, somnolence, asthenia and dizziness , should avoid driving vehicles or using machines....
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi+more
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
EVAFEM 2MG TABLET, EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, BEETAL TABLET, EMGARD 30MG TABLET
If you miss a dose of Exemestane, 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.
Frequently asked questions for EXMASIN 25MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Exemestane
Q. Is exemestane a steroid/ contains steroids?
It has a steroidal structure and inhibits hormone aromatase in the body
Q. Is exemestane a chemo drug?
Exemestane is an anti-cancer drug used in the chemotherapy of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer (breast tumors that need estrogen to grow) in postmenopausal women
Q. Is exemestane safe?
Exemestane is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does exemestane cause hair loss/ diarrhea/ depression/ osteoporosis?
Hair loss (alopecia), diarrhea, depression, thinning and weakening of bones (osteoporosis) are among the known side effects of exemestane
Q. Does exemestane cause weight gain/ bloating or heart failure?
Heart failure and weight gain are rare side effects observed. Bloating is not among the known side effects of exemestane. However, please consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
Q. Is exemestane a good PCT?
Exemestane is an aromatase inhibitor used as a post cycle therapy (PCT) to regulate hormone levels in the body following a course of anabolic steroids (pro-hormone therapies commonly used for muscle building by body builders)
Q. Does exemestane cause gyno?
It prevents gynecomastia, colloquially referred to as ‘gyno' (enlargement of breasts in men), a common side effect of anabolic steroids.