Medicine Overview of Letocor Tablet
Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.
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. Letocor 2.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Letocor 2.5mg Tablet is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by lowering 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 Letocor 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.
Letocor Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Letocor 2.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Letocor 2.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Letocor 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Letocor 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Letocor 2.5mg 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.
Letocor 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Letocor 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Letocor 2.5mg Tablet, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Letocor Tablet
Letocor is not a steroid, hormone, selective estrogen receptor modulator or cytotoxic drug. Letocor is an aromatase inhibitor.
Q. Can I take Letocor with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, zinc?
Letocor can be taken with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, and zinc. However, please consult your doctor before use.
Q. Does Letocor cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, water retention, high blood pressure, bloating, and acne?
Letocor may cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, bloating, and high blood pressure. Letocor does not cause water retention and acne.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Letocor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
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