Medicine Overview of Femara Tablet
Uses of Femara Tablet
Femara 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
Side effects of Femara Tablet
Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.
How to use Femara 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 Femara 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Femara Tablet works
Femara 2.5mg 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 Femara Tablet
Expert advice for Femara Tablet
- Letrozole should not be given to children and adolescents up to 17 years of age.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as you feel dizzy, tired, drowsy or unwell while taking letrozole.
- Do not take letrozole if you are allergic to letrozole or any other ingredient of tablet or intolerance to some sugars (lactose).
- Do not take letrozole if you still have menstrual periods; severe liver or kidney disease; history of or are susceptible to brittle bones (osteoporosis) or bone fracture.
- Avoid using letrozole if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Special precautions for Femara 2.5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Femara 2.5mg 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.
Femara 2.5mg Tablet is usafe to use during lactation. Data+more
suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable....
Femara 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Femara 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Femara 2.5mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, there is limited information on the use of this medicine in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult with your doctor....
However, there is limited information on the use of this medicine in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult with your doctor.
Femara 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Femara 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet, Evafil 2mg Tablet, Premarin 0.30mg Tablet, Estova 1mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Letrozole, 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 Femara 2.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Letrozole
Femara is not a steroid, hormone, selective estrogen receptor modulator or cytotoxic drug. Femara is an aromatase inhibitor.
Q. Can I take Femara with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, zinc?
Femara can be taken with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, and zinc. However, please consult your doctor before use.
Q. Does Femara cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, water retention, high blood pressure, bloating, and acne?
Femara may cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, bloating, and high blood pressure. Femara does not cause water retention and acne.
User Submitted Feedback For Femara 2.5mg Tablet
Patients taking Femara 2.5mg Tablet
Once A Day
What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
No Side Effect
How do you take this medicine?
With or without food
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