Herlet 5mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Herlet 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
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₹16.7/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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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
UNSAFE
Herlet 5mg Tablet is usafe to use during lactation. Data su
ggests 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
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 disease. No dose adjustment of Herlet 5mg Tablet is recommended.

However, there is limited information on the use of this medicine in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult with your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Herlet 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Herlet 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evafil 2mg Tablet, Premarin 0.30mg Tablet, Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet, Estova 1mg 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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