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Letromac 2.5mg Tablet

prescription అవసరం
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Letromac 2.5mg Tablet is used alone or with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation, to treat early breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It can also be used as the first line treatment of advanced breast cancer that has spread within the breast or to other areas of the body.

Letromac 2.5mg Tablet is also helpful in the treatment of infertility. It belongs to a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors, which decreases the amount of estrogen in the body. It can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hot flashes, fatigue, increased sweating, and increased level of cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia). If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. They may suggest ways to prevent or reduce the side effects.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had liver or kidney disease, or you had a history of osteoporosis (thinning or wasting of bones).  Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor may perform some blood tests to check for vitamin D level or bone density before and thereafter treatment.

ఉపయోగాలు Letromac Tablet (Uses of Letromac Tablet in Telugu)

  • రొమ్ము క్యాన్సర్

యొక్క దుష్ప్రభావాలు (Side effects of Letromac Tablet in Telugu)

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Letromac

  • వేడి పొక్కులు
  • అలసట
  • కీళ్ల నొప్పి
  • చెమటపట్టడం పెరగడం
  • రక్తంలో పెరిగిన కొలెస్ట్రాల్ స్థాయి

ఎలా ఉపయోగించాలి Letromac Tablet (How to use Letromac Tablet in Telugu)

దీన్ని డాక్టర్ సూచించిన మోతాదులో , తగినంత కాలం వాడాలి. దీన్ని నేరుగా మింగాలి. నమలడం లేదా చప్పరించటం చేయొద్దు. దీనిని ఆహారంతో లేదా ఆహారం లేకుండా తీసుకోవచ్చు, అయితే Letromac 2.5mg Tabletని ఒక స్థిరమైన సమయంలో తీసుకోవడం మంచిది.

ఎలాLetromac Tablet పనిచేస్తుంది (How Letromac Tablet works in Telugu)

Letromac 2.5mg Tablet is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by decreasing the amount of estrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This decrease in estrogen can slow down or stop the growth of some breast cancers that need estrogen 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.

హెచ్చరికలు (Safety Advice in Telugu)

ఆల్కహాల్
సురక్షితమైనది
Letromac 2.5mg Tabletతో సాధారణంగా మద్యం సేవించడం సురక్షితం. శూన్య
గర్భధారణ
సురక్షితం కాదు
Letromac 2.5mg Tabletను గర్భధారణ సమయంలో ఉపయోగించడం అధికంగా సురక్షితం కాదు.
మానవ మరియు జంతు అధ్యయనాల్లో పిండంపై గణనీయమైన ప్రతికూల ప్రభావాలను చూపించాయి. దయచేసి మీ వైద్యుడిని సంప్రదించండి.
చనుబాలివ్వడం
సురక్షితం కాదు
బిడ్డకు పాలిచ్చే తల్లులు Letromac 2.5mg Tablet వాడటం మంచిదికాదు. ఇలా వాడితే పాలు తాగిన బిడ్డ శరీరం విషపూరితం కావచ్చు లేదా తల్లి బిడ్డకు పాలివ్వలేని సమస్యకు గురికావచ్చు.
డ్రైవింగ్
సురక్షితం కాదు
Letromac 2.5mg Tablet వాడటం వల్ల మీకు కళ్ళు తిరగటం, మగత లేదా అలసటగా అనిపించొచ్చు. ఇలాంటప్పుడు వాహనాలు నడపటం చేయొద్దు.
మూత్రపిండాలు
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Letromac 2.5mg Tablet వాడటం సురక్షితమైనది. Letromac 2.5mg Tablet మోతాదు విషయంలో ఎలాంటి మార్పులూ సూచించబడలేదు.
కాలేయం
జాగ్రత్త అవసరం
కాలేయ వ్యాధి ఉన్న రోగులు Letromac 2.5mg Tablet వాడే విషయంలో తగు జాగ్రత్తలతో వాడాలి. ఈ విషయం మీ వైద్యుడితో చెప్పండి. తద్వారా వారు Letromac 2.5mg Tablet మోతాదులో తగిన మార్పులు సూచిస్తారు.

మీరు Letromac యొక్క మోతాదును కోల్పోతే ఏమి చేయాలి?

If you miss a dose of Letromac 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Letromac 2.5mg Tablet for the treatment of breast cancer or infertility due to anovulation.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Letromac 2.5mg Tablet affects you.
  • It may cause increased sweating and hot flushes. Try to keep cool by wearing light and airy clothes.
  • Your doctor may monitor your cholesterol level and bone mineral density (BMD) regularly as Letromac 2.5mg Tablet can alter their levels.
  • Do not take Letromac 2.5mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylmethane Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS

Interaction with Drugs

ఈ కింద ఉన్న మందులతో Letromac తీసుకుంటే వేరే సైడ్ ఎఫెక్ట్స్ మరియు ఇతర తీవ్ర దుష్పరిణామాలు రావచ్చు.
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ప్రాణహాని

Patient Concerns

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Erection problem.BP tablet nebicard 2.5mg and Roseday 10mg taking daily
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Erectile dysfunction is the condition in which a man is unable to maintain an erection of the penis that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. A person may be able to get an erection while masturbating but fails to get an erection when he is with the sexual partner. There are many reasons for this condition. It includes narrowing of the blood vessels to the penis, changes in hormones, anxiety, depression, relationship problem or any injury. Tips for controlling ED: Dried dates offer good strength to the body and have the ability to increase sexual drive in humans. Mix a handful of dried date, pistachio nuts, almonds and quince seeds in equal proportions and then pound them into fine powder. Mix this powder in a glass of milk and consume it daily to see effective results.
My heart rate is 116 per minute and my ecg shows sinus tachycardia. Is it dangerous ? How to reduce heart rate without medication. I am under medication for hypertension and diabetes since 5 yrs. I am taking telma 40 mg for diabetes and amaryl m 1 mg morning for diabetes. My hb a1c is 6.3. My hb count is 16.4. High hb count and high heart rate is dangerous ? Please advise.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Add nebicard 2.5mg daily twice
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FAQs

Q. Why have I been prescribed Letromac 2.5mg Tablet?

Letromac 2.5mg Tablet is an aromatase inhibitor. It is generally prescribed to treat breast cancer in women who no longer have periods, either due to menopause or after surgery or chemotherapy. It is also used to treat infertility caused due to anovulation (during menstrual cycle egg cell from ovaries is not released).

Q. How does Letromac 2.5mg Tablet work?

Letromac 2.5mg Tablet is also known as an anti-estrogen drug. It is called so because it acts by reducing the production of estrogen in your body by blocking the enzyme aromatase, which is responsible for production of estrogen. Estrogen stimulates the production of certain types of breast cancer in your body. These cancers are called "estrogen-dependent cancers". Reducing the production of estrogen may prevent the cancer from growing.

Q. For how long should I take Letromac 2.5mg Tablet?

If the breast tumor is in advanced stage or has spread to other parts of the body, it is recommended that you continue taking Letromac 2.5mg Tablet till the tumor shows progression. In cases where Letromac 2.5mg Tablet is given after tamoxifen (another anti-estrogen used for breast cancer) or surgery, it should be given for 5 years or until tumor comes back, whichever is first. It can also be given as a sequential treatment; 2 years of Letromac 2.5mg Tablet followed by 3 years of tamoxifen.

Q. If I am taking irbesartan to control my blood pressure, can I take Letromac 2.5mg Tablet?

Yes, you can take irbesartan and Letromac 2.5mg Tablet together. However, be careful and keep a regular check on your blood pressure since Letromac 2.5mg Tablet may increase your blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have problems controlling your blood pressure.

Q. Does Letromac 2.5mg Tablet affect vision?

Although it is very uncommon but Letromac 2.5mg Tablet may cause cataract. So, if you experience blurred vision or eye irritation, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. My friend who is taking Letromac 2.5mg Tablet often sweats a lot. Is it because of Letromac 2.5mg Tablet?

This could be a sign of hot flushes which is a very common side effect of Letromac 2.5mg Tablet. It happens due to decreased estrogen levels. The frequency of hot flushes reduces once your body adjusts to Letromac 2.5mg Tablet. However, in some people the flushes and sweats may continue during the treatment and stop a few months after the treatment finishes. You can consult your doctor who will provide you a remedy if it is very bothersome.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Letromac 2.5mg Tablet?

The serious side effects do not occur in everyone and very few people experience them. The serious side effects of Letromac 2.5mg Tablet include stroke, angina, heart attack, blood clotting, cataract, osteoporosis and severe skin reactions.

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