AROMASIN 25MG TABLET

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ARO0006
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Manufacturer : PUP-PHARMACIA & UPJOHN INDIA PVT LTD
Composition : EXEMESTANE-25MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : AROMASIN 25MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 15

Drug Ingredient Information

EXEMESTANE-25MG

EXEMESTANE

Information for patients
Drug Information Your medicine is called Exemestane. Exemestane belongs to a group of medicines known as aromatase inhibitors. These drugs interfere with a substance called aromatase, which is needed to make the female sex hormones, oestrogens, especially in postmenopausal women. Reduction in oestrogen levels in the body is a way of treating hormone dependent breast cancer.Exemestane is used to treat hormone dependent early breast cancer in postmenopausal women after they have completed 2-3 years of treatment with the medicine tamoxifen.Exemestane is also used to treat hormone dependent advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women when a different hormonal drug treatment has not worked well enough.
Drug Alert
Alert •if you are or have previously been allergic (hypersensitive) to exemestane •if you have not already been through ‘the menopause’, i.e. you are still having your monthly period. •if you are pregnant, likely to be pregnant or breastfeeding.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •if you are or have previously been allergic (hypersensitive) to exemestane •if you have not already been through ‘the menopause’, i.e. you are still having your monthly period. •if you are pregnant, likely to be pregnant or breastfeeding.
Drug Special Care •Before treatment with Exemestane, your doctor may want to take blood samples to make sure you have reached the menopause. •Before taking Exemestane, tell your doctor if you have problems with your liver or kidneys. •Tell your doctor if you have a history or are suffering from any condition which affects the strength of your bones. Your doctor may want to measure your bone density before and during the treatment of Exemestane. This is because drugs of this class lower the levels of female hormones and this may lead to a loss of the mineral content of bones, which might decrease their strength.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.Exemestane should not be given at the same time as hormone replacement therapy (HRT).The following medicines should be used cautiously when taking Exemestane. Let your doctor know if you are taking medicines such as: •rifampicin (an antibiotic). •carbamazepine or phenytoin (anticonvulsants used to treat epilepsy). •the herbal remedy St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum), or preparations containing St. Johns Wort.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Do not take Exemestane if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are pregnant or think you might be, tell your doctor. Discuss contraception with your doctor if there is any possibility that you may become pregnant.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Do not take Exemestane if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are pregnant or think you might be, tell your doctor. Discuss contraception with your doctor if there is any possibility that you may become pregnant.
Drug Machinery Interaction If you feel drowsy, dizzy or weak whilst taking Exemestane, you should not attempt to drive or operate machinery.
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How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty Adults and the elderly Exemestane should be taken by mouth after a meal at approximately the same time each day. Your doctor will tell you how to take Exemestane and for how long. The recommended dose is one tablet daily. Do not stop taking your even if you are feeling well, unless your doctor tells you.If you need to go to the hospital whilst taking Exemestane, let the medical staff know what medication you are taking. Children Exemestane is not suitable for use in children
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Excess Drug Consumption If too many are taken by accident, contact your doctor at once or go straight to the nearest hospital casualty department. Show them the pack of Exemestane .
Forgot Drug Consumption Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet.If you forget to take your tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearly time for the next dose, take it at the usual time.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information •Difficulty sleeping •Headache •Hot flushes •Feeling sick •Increased sweating •Muscle and joint pain (including osteoarthritis, back pain, arthritis and joint stiffness) •Tiredness
Common Drug Side Effects •Loss of appetite •Depression •Dizziness, carpal tunnel syndrome (a combinations of pins and needles, numbness and pain affecting all of the hand except the little finger) •Stomach ache, vomiting (being sick), constipation, indigestion, diarrhoea •Skin rash, hair loss •Thinning of bones which might decrease their strength (osteoporosis), leading to bone fractures (breaks or cracks) in some cases •Pain, swollen hands and feet
Rare Drug Side Effects •Drowsiness •Muscle weakness Inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) may occur. Symptoms include feeling generally unwell, nausea, jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), itching, right sided abdominal pain and loss of appetite. Contact your doctor promptly if you think you have any of these symptoms.If you have any blood tests done, it may be noticed that there are changes in your liver function. Changes in the amount of certain blood cells (lymphocytes) and platelets circulating in your blood may occur, especially in patients with a pre-existing lymphopenia (reduced lymphocytes in the blood).If any side effects gets serious or if you notice any side effect not listed on this leaflet, please tell your doctor or your pharmacist as soon as possible.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine •This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. •Keep your in the original pack. •As with all medicines, keep them in safe place out of the reach and sight of children. •Do not use Exemestane after expiry date which is stated on the outer carton and the blister after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment

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