LETROZ TABLET 2.5MG is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Side Effects :
. hot flushes . night sweats . nausea . vomiting . loss of appetite . constipation . diarrhoea . heartburn . stomach pain . changes in weight . muscle, joint or bone pain . excessive tiredness . headache . dizziness . weakness . swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs . difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep . vaginal bleeding or irritation . breast pain . hair loss . blurry vision
LETROZ TABLET 2.5MG should be swallowed whole with a glass of water or another liquid. The tablet can be taken with or without food.
LETROZ TABLET 2.5MG works by reducing the amount of oestrogen by blocking an enzyme (“aromatase”) involved in the production of oestrogens and therefore may block the growth of breast cancer that needs oestrogens to grow.
Pregnancy: Use is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.
Alcohol: Avoid drinking alcohol. Driving: can cause dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate any tools or machines until you feel normal again. Kidney: Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease. LIver: Tell your doctor if you have liver disease.
• Do not take this medicine if you: - are allergic to it - still have periods i.e. if you have not yet gone through the menopause • Tell your doctor if you have a history of osteoporosis or bone fractures.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.