Fulvetraz 50mg Injection

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Fulvetraz 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
24000
₹4800.0/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Fulvetraz Injection

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Uses of Fulvetraz Injection

Fulvetraz 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of Breast cancer.
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Side effects of Fulvetraz 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 Fulvetraz Injection

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

How Fulvetraz Injection works

Fulvetraz 50mg 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 Fulvetraz Injection

Expert advice for Fulvetraz 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 Fulvetraz 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fulvetraz 50mg 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
Fulvetraz 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Fulvetraz 50mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Fulvetraz 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Fulvetraz 50mg Injection is recommended.
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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 Fulvetraz 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Fulvestrant

No, Fulvetraz 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
Fulvetraz 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
Fulvetraz 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
Fulvetraz has not been reported to cause hair loss.
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Substitutes for Fulvetraz

No substitutes found for this medicine
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