Herlet 5mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Herlet 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Herlet Tablet

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Uses of Herlet Tablet

Herlet 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Breast cancer.
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Side effects of Herlet Tablet

Common

Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.

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How to use Herlet 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 Herlet 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Herlet Tablet works

Herlet 5mg 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 Herlet Tablet

Expert advice for Herlet Tablet

  • Letrozole should not be given to children and adolescents up to 17 years of age.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as you feel dizzy, tired, drowsy or unwell while taking letrozole.
  • Do not take letrozole if you are allergic to letrozole or any other ingredient of tablet or intolerance to some sugars (lactose).
  • Do not take letrozole if you still have menstrual periods; severe liver or kidney disease; history of or are susceptible to brittle bones (osteoporosis) or bone fracture.
  • Avoid using letrozole if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Herlet 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Herlet 5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Herlet 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Herlet 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Herlet 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Herlet 5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evafem 2mg Tablet, Premarin 1.25mg Tablet, Tibofem 2.5mg Tablet, Honvan 120mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Letrozole, 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 Herlet 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Letrozole

Herlet is not a steroid, hormone, selective estrogen receptor modulator or cytotoxic drug. Herlet is an aromatase inhibitor.
Q. Can I take Herlet with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, zinc?
Herlet can be taken with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, and zinc. However, please consult your doctor before use.
Q. Does Herlet cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, water retention, high blood pressure, bloating, and acne?
Herlet may cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, bloating, and high blood pressure. Herlet does not cause water retention and acne.

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