Letroz 2.5 Tablet

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Composition for Letroz 2.5mg Tablet

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175.39
₹35.08/Tablet
5 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Letroz Tablet

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Uses of Letroz Tablet

Letroz 2.5 Tablet is used in the treatment of Breast cancer.
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Side effects of Letroz Tablet

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

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How to use Letroz 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 Letroz 2.5 Tablet at a fixed time.

How Letroz Tablet works

Letroz 2.5 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 Letroz Tablet

Expert advice for Letroz 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 Letroz 2.5 Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Letroz 2.5 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
Letroz 2.5 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
Letroz 2.5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Letroz 2.5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Letroz 2.5 Tablet is recommended.

However, there is limited information in patients with severe disease. Please consult with your doctor.
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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 Letroz 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Letrozole

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

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