Medicine Overview of Fulviglen Injection
Uses of Fulviglen Injection
Fulviglen 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
Side effects of Fulviglen Injection
Headache, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Urinary tract infection, Diarrhoea.
How to use Fulviglen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Fulviglen Injection works
Fulviglen 250mg 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 Fulviglen Injection
Expert advice for Fulviglen 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.
Special precautions for Fulviglen 250mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fulviglen 250mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
No information is available on the use of Fulviglen 250mg In+more
jection during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Fulviglen 250mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fulviglen 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fulviglen 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Limited information is available on the use of Fulviglen 250mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease....
Limited information is available on the use of Fulviglen 250mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Fulviglen 250mg Injection should be used with caution in pat+more
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fulviglen 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Fulvestrant, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Fulviglen 250mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Fulvestrant
No, Fulviglen 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
Fulviglen 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
Fulviglen 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
Fulviglen has not been reported to cause hair loss.
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