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Fasnorm 250 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Fasnorm Injection

Fasnorm Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Diarrhea

How to use Fasnorm Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Fasnorm Injection works

Fasnorm 250 mg Injection blocks the action of estrogen on breast cancer cells. This can lower or stop the growth of some breast cancer cells that need estrogen to grow.

Fasnorm Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fasnorm 250 mg Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fasnorm 250 mg Injection 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Fasnorm 250 mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
SAFE
Fasnorm 250 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Fasnorm 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fasnorm 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Fasnorm 250 mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Fasnorm 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fasnorm 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Fasnorm Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fasnorm 250 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Fasnorm 250 mg Injection is used for the treatment of hormone dependent breast cancer.
  • It should only be taken by women who have undergone menopause and cannot become pregnant.
  • It is given as a slow injection into the muscles (intramuscular) of your buttock.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any bleeding disorder, kidney or liver disease or if you are receiving any medicines to prevent blood clots.
  • Do not take Fasnorm 250 mg Injection if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fasnorm

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Any medicine to treat stage 4 breast cancer and strengthen immunity
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear mam you can safely take homeopathic treatment in your case, but as your case is chronic the treatment should be under monitoring of a physician
She has breast cancer at 4 sta
Dr. Rohan Khandelwal
Cancer Specialist
Dear PATIENT 4 Breast Cancer means that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. The management of such cancers depends on the site where the cancer has spread and on the receptor status of the breast cancer. If you can share the details with me, I will be happy to let you know the potential management
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FAQs

Q. What is Fasnorm and what is it used for?

Fasnorm contains a medicine, Fulvestrant which is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause.

Q. How and in what dose should I use Fasnorm?

Your doctor would advise you the exact dose of this medicine. It is given as a slow (1 to 2 minutes) intramuscular (deep into the muscle) injection in your buttocks. It is administered by a medical healthcare professional only.

Q. What are the common side effects of using Fasnorm?

The common side effects associated with this medicine are headache, vomiting, urinary tract infection, diarrhea, vaginal bleeding, low platelets count and back pain. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

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20th KM, Hosur Road, Electronic City, Bangalore, India - 560 100
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