Femitraz 1mg Tablet

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Composition for Femitraz 1mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Femitraz Tablet

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Uses of Femitraz Tablet

Femitraz 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer
It is used with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation, to treat early breast cancer in women who have experienced menopause.
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Side effects of Femitraz Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Femitraz 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. Femitraz 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Femitraz Tablet works

Femitraz 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 Femitraz Tablet

Expert advice for Femitraz Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Femitraz to treat breast cancer.
  • Femitraz lowers estrogen production in your body and reduces the growth of hormone-sensitive tumours.
  • Femitraz can be taken with food or on an empty stomach with a glass of water or juice.
  • Nausea (upset stomach) and hot flashes (sudden sweating and feelings of warmth) may occur on starting treatment with Femitraz but should go away with time. If nausea is bothersome, take it after meal.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible if it is within 12 hours of the missed dose. If it is more than 12 hours, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Femitraz 1mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Femitraz 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
Femitraz 1mg Tablet is usafe 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 breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Femitraz 1mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Femitraz 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Femitraz 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

Limited information is available on the use of Femitraz 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Femitraz 1mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Anastrozole

No. Femitraz 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. Femitraz 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. Femitraz 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 Femitraz
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 Femitraz
Q. Does anastrozole increase testosterone?
No. Anastrozole has no known effect in raising testosterone levels
Femitraz 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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