Generic Fempro | Letrozole
|Fempro prevents certain types of breast cancer.|
2,5 mg x 30 pills
2,5 mg x 60 pills
2,5 mg x 90 pills
2,5 mg x 120 pills
Product DescriptionCommon use
Fempro is an oral, anti-estrogen drug which lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women to prevent certain types of breast cancer. Its active component letrozole belongs to the class of non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors.
Dosage and direction
The recommended dose of Fempro in adults and elderly patients is 2.5 mg once a day. Take with a full glass of water with or without a meal. Follow all recommendations of your doctor. Your doctor may need you to be tested on a regular basis to control effectiveness of this medication. Do not miss any appointments. Your bone mineral density may also need a regular testing. The dose adjustment is needed in patients with cirrhosis and severe hepatic dysfunction.
Inform your doctor if you have liver disease as you may need a dose adjustment or special safety tests. Do not start treatment with Fempro if you are pregnant, otherwise it may harm the unborn baby. When you are on this medication be sure about use of effective birth control methods. Do not take more of Fempro than it was prescribed to you. Let your doctor know if you have liver disease or osteoporosis. This medication can make you dizzy or drowsy: be especially careful if you need to drive or operate machinery.
Fempro is contraindicated in women who are pregnant. This medication may cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman.
You may experience signs of allergic reaction such as hives, rash, difficulty breathing, facial swelling and also hot flashes, headache, night sweats, muscle or joint pain, fatigue, feeling weak, weight gain, nausea, swelling in the extremities. Stop taking the medication and contact your doctor if adverse reactions listed above get worse.
Concomitant use of Fempro and tamoxifen by a daily dose of 20 mg leads to decrease in blood concentrations of letrozole. Caution should be exercised when letrozole is used together with drugs metabolized by cytochrome P450 isoenzymes (2A6 and 2S19). Inform your doctor about all medications, herbal products, food supplements and vitamins you use. Notify your doctor if you take other medications to treat cancer, tamoxifen (Nolvadex), raloxifene (Evista), or medications that contain estrogen used for hormone replacement therapy and also hormonal contraceptives.
If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it almost time of your next dose just skip it and return to your regular schedule. Never take extra or double dose of Fempro.
This medication is not likely to produce life-threating symptoms. Inform your doctor if you suspect that took too much of this drug.
Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children.
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