Mfd. by :- Novartis (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)
Magicine Pharma is registered with the Government Of NCT, India, Ministry Of Health in Government of Delhi, India, registration number DL-RAJ-122372 and as a wholesale distributor, department file No. 44208.
Brand Name: Femara
Generic Name: Letrozole
Dosage Form: Tablet
Packaging: 30 tablets (30 / strip)
Indication: Breast cancer
Storage: Store at room temperature
Femara (Letrozole 2.5mg) tablet is used to treat postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as aromatase inhibitors. Femara tablets help to decrease the estrogen levels in the body and stop the growth of breast cancer cells. Regular monitoring of cholesterol levels is required during treatment with this medicine. It is important to take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The recommended dose of Femara tablets is decided by a doctor according to your previous medical condition and response to the treatment.
Letrozole 2.5mg Tablet is an aromatase inhibitor used in the treatment of breast cancer. Aromatase inhibitors work by inhibiting the action of the enzyme aromatase, which converts androgens into estrogens by a process called aromatization. As breast tissue is stimulated by estrogens, decreasing their production is a way of suppressing the recurrence of breast tumor tissue. After the administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 6 weeks.
Femara 2.5mg tablet is an anti-cancer medication that is used in the treatment of breast cancer. This medicine also prevents the cancer cells from returning. Take this medicine with or without food orally once a day. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. It is advisable not to change your regular dosing schedule without taking suggestions from your doctor. If you experience any signs and symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately.
Femara 2.5mg tablets can interact with other medications and it may increase the risk for side effects. Don’t forget to disclose and discuss your previous medical history with the doctor.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Letrozole.
Femara 2.5mg tablet (Letrozole) medicine is not recommended in patients known to be hypersensitive.
This medicine may cause some side effects. Discuss the risks and benefits of the Femara 2.5mg tablets with the doctor before starting the treatment.
Common side effects
Difficulty in urination
Swelling of the feet
Change in vision
Loss of coordination
Difficulty in breathing
Numbness in the arm and leg
Note - immediately contact your doctor or medical practitioner if any side effects occur
Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop or skip your regular dosing schedule.
It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of Femara 2.5mg tablet, contact your doctor immediately.
In case of an overdose of Femara 2.5mg tablets, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.
Before starting treatment with Letrozole 2.5mg Tablet (Femara) medicine, please inform your doctor about your previous medical history. If you experience any signs and symptoms while receiving this medication, do not ignore those symptoms because it may lead to higher risk.
Use suitable methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking Femara 2.5mg tablets.
Children and adolescents
Femara 2.5mg tablets are not advisable for use in children and adolescents.
Do not use Femara 2.5mg (Letrozole) if you are planning to become pregnant. Avoid this medication at the time of pregnancy.
This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding unless it is required. Please consult with your doctor before starting treatment with Femara 2.5mg medicine.
Close monitoring of calcium levels is required during treatment with this medicine.
This medicine may increase cholesterol levels.
Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects like - dizziness, nausea, abdominal cramps, loss of appetite, and vomiting.
Femara 2.5mg tablets are not recommended in patients suffering from severe liver disease.
This medicine may cause dizziness.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
Do not crush or break the tablet.
Not safe for pregnant women.
Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.
Ans. This tablet is used to treat postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer.
Ans. This tablet helps to decrease the estrogen levels in the body and stop the growth of breast cancer cells.
Ans. Some common side effects are:- constipation, weight loss, heart attack, vomiting, headache, anxiety, etc.
Ans. It is important to take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Ans. Follow your doctor’s advice about any restrictions on food and other activities.
Ans. If you miss a scheduled dose of Femara tablets, contact your doctor immediately.
Ans. This medicine may affect your vision and your ability to concentrate.
Ans. It is available in the strength of 2.5mg.
Ans. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy.
Ans. Please consult your doctor before consuming this drug.
Ans. Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Ans. This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding unless it is necessary.
Ans. Store this medicine at room temperature.