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UPTO 15% OFF FULVESTRANT 250MG INJECTION

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Upto 15% OFF Fulvestrant 250mg Injection

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Medicine Details

Brand Name:- Fulvant
Generic Name:- Fulvestrant
Manufacturer:- Arechar Healthcare
Dosage:- Injection
Strength:- 250 mg/mL
Storage:- Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C).
Indication:- Breast Cancer
Prescription required:- Yes

About of Fulvestrant Injection

Fulvant (fulvestrant 250 mg) injection is an anti-cancer medication. It is prescribed for the treatment of Breast Cancer (estrogen-dependent) in postmenopausal women. It is available in the form of an injection. Fulvant, comprising fulvestrant injection, is a selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD). It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding. Also, to avoid any further complications, it is necessary to contact a doctor regarding the risks and benefits of taking this injection (before its consumption).

Pharmacodynamics 

Fulvant (fulvestrant 250 mg injection) is an antiestrogen. It acts as an antagonist of the estrogen receptor (ER) and a selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD). It binds to the estrogen receptor. Fulvestrant 250mg injection makes it more hydrophobic, further making the receptor unstable and misfold. Therefore, it leads normal processes inside the cell to degrade it. Also, it is an agonist of the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor (GPER), albeit with relatively low affinity (10–100 nM, relative to 3–6 nM for estradiol).

Usage of fulvestrant 250mg injection

Fulvant (250 mg/mL) injection is a prescription medicine. It is used in the treatment of Breast Cancer in postmenopausal women. The dose strength and duration are decided by the doctor according to your medical condition and the medical history. It is advisable to disclose the details of medicines (you already take) to the doctor for better efficacy. Also, Fulvant injection is not recommended for use in women during pregnancy.

Interactions 

All the medicines interact in different manners from person to person. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a healthcare professional to discuss this before the consumption of fulvestrant injection.

Interaction with Alcohol

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Therefore, be sure to consult your doctor.

Interaction with Medicine

  • Omacetaxine

Contraindication 

  • Fulvestrant 250mg injection is not indicated for use in patients having an allergy to Fulvestrant Injection or any of the ingredients of Fulvant injection.

Alternate Brands

  • Fulviglen 

  • Faslomax 

  • Fuvestrol 

  • Strantas 

  • Fasnorm

Side Effects of Fulvestrant 250 mg Injection

The side effects of Fulvant (fulvestrant injection) are mentioned below. It is important to consult a medical practitioner in case these/other side effects occur.

  • Headache

  • Fever

  • Vomiting 

  • Diarrhea 

  • Nausea 

  • Allergic reaction 

  • Urine infection

  • Chills

  • Weight loss

  • Tiredness

  • Drowsiness

  • Itching

  • Skin rash

  • Difficulty in breathing

Normal Dose

It is advisable to not self--administer Fulvant (fulvestrant 250 mg injection). Your healthcare provider will give you this injection according to your medical condition.

Missed Dose

Initially, it is advisable to not miss a dose. However, if such a case happens, make sure to consult your healthcare provider to schedule an appointment for the same or guide you further.

Overdose

In case you experience symptoms of overdose, immediately call your doctor or any other medical emergency helpline.

 

Warnings 

Administer Fulvant (fulvestrant 250 mg injection) cautiously if you have or ever had any of the following diseases:

  • Kidney disease

  • Liver disease

  • Heart disease 

  • High blood pressure

  • Thyroid disorders

  • Hepatic failure

Precautions 

  • Contact a medical practitioner regarding the medicines you already take because those medicines may interact with Fulvant (Fulvestrant 250mg injection) and may create complications.

  • Discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection before their consumption.

  • Consult your doctor regarding the use of contraception during the course of this medicine.

  • Fulvant (Fulvestrant injection) is not recommended for use during pregnancy breastfeeding.

Cautions 

  • Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection. 

  • Do not skip a dose.

  • Do not overdose.

Q1- What is Fulvant (fulvestrant 250 mg injection) used for?

A- Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection is an anti-cancer medication, prescribed for the treatment of Breast Cancer.

Q2- What are the side effects of Fulvant (Fulvestrant Injection)?

A- The side effects of Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection are fever, nausea, chills, skin rash, itching, fatigue, swelling on the face, diarrhea, anemia, etc. Also, other side effects may occur. Therefore, make sure to call your doctor if the condition worsens.

Q3- How can I take this injection?

A- It is advisable to not self-administer Fulvant (Fulvestrant 250mg injection). Your healthcare provider will give you this injection according to your medical condition.

Q4- How should I store Fulvant (Fulvestrant Injection)?

A- Store Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Q5- What are the self-care tips while taking fulvestrant Injection?

  • Get plenty of rest.

  • Keep yourself hydrated.

  • Maintain good nutrition.

Q6- Is it safe to drive after taking Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection?

A- It may not be safe to drive after taking Fulvant (Fulvestrant 250mg injection) as it may cause side effects such as drowsiness and lack of concentration. 

Q7- Is it safe to take Fulvant (fulvestrant 250 mg injection) during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

A- It may not be safe to take Fulvant (Fulvestrant) injection during pregnancy or breastfeeding as this injection may harm the baby. Therefore, make sure to discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking this medicine. 

Q8- In what strength is it available?

A- It is available in the strength of 250 mg/mL in the form of an injection. 

Q9- How long should I take fulvestrant Injection?

A- Your doctor will decide the dose strength and duration of this medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your healthcare provider tells you. 

Q10- Can I drink alcohol with fulvestrant 250 mg injection?

A- Alcohol may cause harm. However, the interaction of this medicine with alcohol is unknown. Make sure to consult your doctor for the same.

Fulvestrant injection: MedlinePlus drug information. https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a607031.html

Fulvestrant: Uses, interactions, mechanism of action | DrugBank Online. DrugBank. https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00947

Wang, G. Fulvestrant as a reference antiestrogen and estrogen receptor (ER) Translational Cancer Research. https://doi.org/10.21037/tcr-20-2166

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