FULVENAT 120MG INJECTION

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Natco Pharma Ltd

Composition for FULVENAT 120MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
18000
₹18000.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Substitutes for FULVENAT

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Medicine Overview of FULVENAT INJECTION

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Uses of FULVENAT INJECTION

Fulvenat 120mg injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
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Side effects of FULVENAT INJECTION

Common

Headache, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Urinary tract infection, Diarrhoea.

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How to use FULVENAT INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fulvenat 120mg injection at a fixed time.

How FULVENAT INJECTION works

Fulvenat 120mg 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.

In Depth Information on FULVENAT INJECTION

Expert advice for FULVENAT INJECTION

  • Fulvestrant should only be taken by women who have undergone menopause and cannot become pregnant.
  • Fulvestrant should be used with caution if you have kidney/liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any bleeding disorder, decreased platelet count, or are receiving blood-thinning medication (for example, warfarin), as fulvestrant when administered in the muscles of the buttock carries a risk of bleeding.
  • There is a potential risk of thinning or weakening of the bone (osteoporosis) with fulvestrant use. If you experience any such effects, inform your doctor immediately.
  • Fulvestrant use may lead to asthenia (lack or loss of strength and energy). If you experience such symptoms, avoid driving or operating machines.
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Warnings
Special precautions for FULVENAT 120MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fulvenat 120mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Fulvenat 120mg injection 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 Fulvestrant, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FULVENAT 120MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Fulvestrant

Q. Is fulvestrant an aromatase inhibitor/chemo drug/hormone?
No, fulvestrant belongs to group of medication called as estrogen receptor antagonists. It is a chemotherapeutic drug used for the treatment of breast cancer in women who have attained menopause
Q. What is fulvestrant used for?
Fulvestrant is used in the treatment of breast cancer which has spread locally or to other parts of the body, in women who have attained menopause, and have not responded well to treatment with antiestrogen medications
Q. How is fulvestrant administered?
Fulvestrant is administered by in the muscles of the buttocks, one injection on each side, once a month; this is followed by similar doses at intervals of 2 weeks
Q. Does fulvestrant cause hair loss?
Fulvestrant has not been reported to cause hair loss.
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