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Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet

Breast cancer, Infertility due to anovulation
Potentiallyunsafewith
Pregnancy
Lactation
MRP
175
₹35/Tablet
5 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Letrobest Tablet

Uses of Letrobest Tablet

Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer and infertility due to anovulation.

Letrobest Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Letrobest are Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.

How to use Letrobest 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. Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Letrobest Tablet works

Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet is a aromatase inhibitor. It works by decreasing the amount of oestrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This can slow or stop the growth of some breast cancers that need oestrogen to grow. In addition, it is also useful in infertility whereby it increases the release of certain hormones to stimulate the release of eggs from the ovaries.

In Depth Information on Letrobest Tablet

Expert advice for Letrobest Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet for the treatment of breast cancer or infertility due to anovulation.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet affects you.
  • It may cause increased sweating and hot flushes. Try to keep cool by wearing light, airy clothes.
  • Your doctor may monitor your cholesterol level and bone mineral density (BMD) regularly as Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet can alter their levels.
  • Do not take Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding 
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Letrobest Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Letrobest Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Letrobest 2.5 mg 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.
Driving
Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Letrobest 2.5 mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Letrobest 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Letrobest Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Letrobest 2.5 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Letrobest Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Letrozole

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Letrobest with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Letrobest with Fosfestrol
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Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Letrobest with Ethinyl Estradiol
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Medicines with composition Ethinyl Estradiol: E Gen, Choice, Lynoral, Veronica, Cyclenorm E, Secam E, Ethinorm E, Ncnorm E, Evomid, Cyclenorm-E
Letrobest with Conjugated Estrogens
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Medicines with composition Conjugated Estrogens: Conjya
Letrobest with Tibolone
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Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial, Tibofem
Letrobest with Estrogen
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Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil, Espauz
Letrobest with Estriol
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Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon

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