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Stimucor 2.5 Tablet 5's

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet 5's

Prescription drug
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Composition

LETROZOLE-2.5MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Corona Remedies Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Stimucor 2.5 Tablet

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet belongs to the group of anti-cancer medicines called aromatase inhibitors used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause (cessation of menses periods). Breast cancer is a type of cancer that develops in breast cells stimulated by the female sex hormone known as estrogen.
 
Stimucor 2.5 Tablet contains 'Letrozole' that works by blocking the aromatase enzyme, which is involved in the production of the estrogen hormone. The cancer cells require estrogen for their growth. Hence, by blocking the aromatase enzyme, Stimucor 2.5 Tablet prevents the growth of cancer cells. Thereby Stimucor 2.5 Tablet helps in preventing or stopping the growth of spreading the tumours (cancer cells) to other body parts.

You are advised to take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause certain common side-effects such as hypercholesterolemia (increased cholesterol levels), tiredness, weakness, increased sweating, feeling unwell, pain in joints, and hot flushes (feeling of warmth). Do not be reluctant to talk with your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.
 
Avoid taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Stimucor 2.5 Tablet should not be given to children as safety has not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Stimucor 2.5 Tablet as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medications to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of Stimucor 2.5 Tablet

Treatment of Breast cancer

Medicinal Benefits

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet belongs to the group of anti-cancer medicines called aromatase inhibitors. Stimucor 2.5 Tablet is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause (cessation of periods). Stimucor 2.5 Tablet works by blocking the aromatase enzyme, which is involved in the production of estrogens. The cancer cells require estrogen for their growth, so by blocking the enzyme Stimucor 2.5 Tablet prevents the growth of cancer cells. Thereby, Stimucor 2.5 Tablet helps in slowing down or stopping the growth and/or spreading the tumours to other body parts.

Directions for Use

Take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet with or without food. Swallow Stimucor 2.5 Tablet as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or break it. Take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet at the same time every day.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Stimucor 2.5 Tablet

  • Hypercholesterolemia (increased cholesterol levels)
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Increased sweating
  • Feeling unwell
  • Pain in joints
  • Hot flushes (feeling of warmth)

Drug Warnings

Do not take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet if you are allergic to any of its contents, if you have not yet gone through menopause (still get your periods). Talk to your doctor before taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet if you have osteoporosis (thinning of bones), bone fractures, severe liver or kidney disease. Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause inflammation in tendons or tendon injury; contact your doctor if you observe any sign of tendon pain or swelling while taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet. Avoid taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Stimucor 2.5 Tablet should not be given to children as safety has not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Stimucor 2.5 Tablet as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medications before taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet to rule out any side-effects. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may interact with antidepressants (citalopram, escitalopram) and anticancer (tamoxifen). 

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have high cholesterol, osteoporosis (thinning of bone), or liver disease.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • CITALOPRAM
  • ESCITALOPRAM
  • TAMOXIFEN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain proper weight.

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

  • Include leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, fatty fish, berries, yoghurt, apples, peaches, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, beans, herbs and spices in your diet.

  • Avoid fast food, fried food, processed meats, refined carbs and added sugar.

  • Get optimal sleep; rest well.

Special Advise

  • Your doctor may advise you to regularly measure bone density before, during and after the treatment as Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause bone thinning due to reduction of estrogens in the body.

  • Stimucor 2.5 Tablet should be taken under strict medical supervision. The doctor will regularly monitor your condition while taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Breast cancer: It is a type of cancer that develops in breast cells which are stimulated by the female sex hormone called estrogen. Breast cancer may form in lobules (glands that produce milk), ducts of the breast (the pathway that brings milk from glands to the nipple), and in the fatty tissue or the fibrous connective tissue within the breast. The tumour cells invade other healthy breast cells and can travel to lymph nodes which are a primary pathway for the cancer cells to move to other parts of the body. Symptoms of breast cancer include a lump in the breast or tissue thickening which feels different than the normal surrounding tissues, breast pain, redness, swelling, nipple discharge other than breast milk, bloody discharge, unexplained change in shape, size or appearance of the breast, peeling, flaking or scaling of the skin, and a lump or swelling under the arm.  

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Alcohol

Caution

You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet to avoid unpleasant side effects. Alcohol intake, along with Stimucor 2.5 Tablet, may cause increased drowsiness.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet is pregnancy category D medicine so, should not be taken during pregnancy.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet should not be taken during breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and may harm the nursing baby.

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Driving

Caution

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

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Liver

Safe if prescribed

It is safe to take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet if prescribed. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Safe if prescribed

It is safe to take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet if prescribed. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this. No dosage adjustment is required for kidney patients with creatinine clearance greater than 10 mL/min.

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Children

Unsafe

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet should not be used by children, as the efficacy and safety have not been established.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Corona House, Block C, Mondeal Business Park, Near Gurudwara,, S. G. Highway, Thaltej, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380059
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FAQs

Stimucor 2.5 Tablet belongs to the group of anti-cancer medicines used to treat breast cancer in women.
Stimucor 2.5 Tablet works by blocking the aromatase enzyme, which is involved in the production of estrogens. The cancer cells require estrogen for their growth, so by blocking the enzyme Stimucor 2.5 Tablet prevents the growth of cancer cells. Thereby, Stimucor 2.5 Tablet helps in slowing down or stopping the growth and/or spreading the tumours to other body parts.
Stimucor 2.5 Tablet causes dizziness and drowsiness. So, drive only if you are alert and omit driving or operating machinery if you feel dizzy or drowsy.
High blood pressure could be a side-effect of Stimucor 2.5 Tablet. Regularly monitor blood pressure levels while taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet. Consult your doctor if you regularly notice high blood pressure levels.
Do not stop taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet on your own. You are advised to take Stimucor 2.5 Tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet.
Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause osteoporosis (bone thinning) due to the reduction of estrogen in the body. Regular bone density tests may help you monitor osteoporosis. Contact your doctor if you observe any sign of tendon pain or swelling while taking Stimucor 2.5 Tablet.
Stimucor 2.5 Tablet may cause weight gain due to an increase in appetite. Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain proper weight.

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