Medicine Overview of Stimufol Injection
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer
Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection 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 Stimufol Injection
- 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.
Stimufol Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection 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.
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Stimufol HP 150IU Injection 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.
Stimufol HP 150IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stimufol HP 150IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Stimufol HP 150IU Injection, 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.
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Frequently asked questions about Stimufol Injection
Stimufol is not a steroid, hormone, selective estrogen receptor modulator or cytotoxic drug. Stimufol is an aromatase inhibitor.
Q. Can I take Stimufol with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, zinc?
Stimufol can be taken with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, and zinc. However, please consult your doctor before use.
Q. Does Stimufol cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, water retention, high blood pressure, bloating, and acne?
Stimufol may cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, bloating, and high blood pressure. Stimufol does not cause water retention and acne.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Stimufol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Medicines with composition Estradiol: Lanadiol, Carried, Estova, MyEstra, Evadiol, Estrobuild, Progynon, Endothik, Emgra, Esurance, Evya, Progynova, EV, Endofert, Evalue, Enrifol, Valest, Solo Ging, Edval, Estrogynova, Estrabet, Femidiol, Prostium E, Primiwal E4, Primiwal E2, Evafem, Evafil, Rogen
Medicines with composition Conjugated estrogens: Conjya
Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon
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