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Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Oncolet Tablet

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Uses of Oncolet Tablet

Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
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Oncolet Tablet side effects

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

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

How Oncolet Tablet works

Oncolet 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 Oncolet Tablet

Expert advice for Oncolet 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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Oncolet Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Oncolet Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Oncolet 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Oncolet 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.
Driving
Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Oncolet 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oncolet 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Oncolet Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Oncolet 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Oncolet Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Letrozole

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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