Medicine Overview of Letryl Tablet
Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer
and infertility due to anovulation.
Side Effects of Letryl are 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. Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Letryl 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 Letryl Tablet
- You have been prescribed Letryl 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 Letryl 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 Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet can alter their levels.
- Do not take Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Letryl Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Letryl 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.
Letryl 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.
Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Letryl 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.
Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Letryl 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Letryl 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.
Frequently asked questions about Letryl Tablet
Q. Is Letryl a steroid, a hormone, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, or cytotoxic?
Letryl is not a steroid, hormone, selective estrogen receptor modulator or cytotoxic drug. Letryl is an aromatase inhibitor.
Q. Can I take Letryl with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, zinc?
Letryl can be taken with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, and zinc. However, please consult your doctor before use.
Q. Does Letryl cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, water retention, high blood pressure, bloating, and acne?
Letryl may cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, bloating, and high blood pressure. Letryl does not cause water retention and acne.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Letryl 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 Conjugated Estrogens: Conjya
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