FEMISTRA 1MG TABLET

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for FEMISTRA 1MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
366.81
₹36.68/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of FEMISTRA TABLET

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Uses of FEMISTRA TABLET

Femistra 1mg tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
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Side effects of FEMISTRA 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 FEMISTRA 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 Femistra 1mg tablet at a fixed time.

How FEMISTRA TABLET works

Femistra 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 FEMISTRA TABLET

Expert advice for FEMISTRA 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 FEMISTRA 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
Femistra 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
CAUTION
Femistra 1mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 FEMISTRA 1MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Anastrozole

Q. Is anastrozole a steroid/hormone?
No. Anastrozole 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
Q. Is anastrozole a chemo drug/considered chemotherapy/chemotoxic?
Yes. Anastrozole 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
Q. Is anastrozole a controlled substance/illegal?
No. Anastrozole 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
Q. Is anastrozole same as Arimidex?
Yes. Arimidex is a trade name for active drug anastrozole
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
Q. Does anastrozole cause weight gain/hair loss/high blood pressure/arthritis/raise cholesterol/ joint pain?
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 anastrozole
Q. Does anastrozole increase testosterone?
No. Anastrozole has no known effect in raising testosterone levels
Q. Does anastrozole help gyno?
Anastrozole 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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