The Treatment Of Breast Cancer.
Anti Cancer Drugs
Brand Names: Femara
Generic Name: Letrozole
Packing: 30 Film
Marketed By: Novartis
Indication: Hormone Treatment Used Primarily In Women.
Femara Is The Trade Name For An Aromatase Inhibitor Drug Known As Letrozole And Is Basically A Type Of Hormone Treatment Used Primarily In Women. Its Main Purpose Is To Inhibit The Production Of Excess Estrogen In The Body, So It Is Used On Both Cancer Patients And Post-Menopausal Women. The Main Use For This Medication Is As An Additional (Adjuvant) Treatment With Other Breast Cancer Treatments Such As Surgery, Radiotherapy And Chemotherapy.
In Postmenopausal Women Given 5 Years Of Adjuvant Tamoxifen For Early Breast Cancer, Letrozole May Be Used As Extended Adjuvant Therapy; Treatment Should Continue For 4 Years Or Until Tumour Relapse Occurs, Although Optimal Duration Of Therapy Is Unknown. The Usual Dose Is 2.5 Mg Daily By Mouth.
Anti Cancer Drugs
FEMARA TABLETS is mainly The Treatment Of Breast Cancer
FEMARA TABLETS contains Letrozole. It is an anticancer medication. Femara 2.5 mg Tablet works by increasing the amount of oestrogen (female hormone) produced in the body. It slow the growth of some breast cancers that need oestrogen to grow.
- Avoid alcohol and Please consult a doctor
- Do not use this drug during pregnancy
- Don’t take this drug during lactation. It is highly unsafe
- This drug makes you feel sleepy, tired or decreased alertness. So don’t drive.
- It is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
The usage of this drug depends upon the age, weight and medical condition of a patient. For the dosage consumption, you need to consult with your doctor. Must remember to take FEMARA TABLETS at the same time each day.
The most common side effect of FEMARA TABLETS are as under:
- Hot flushes
- joint pain