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      LETROZ TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

      Seller Information

      5 Units/pack

      MRP 206.66

      Inclusive of all Taxes

      FLAT 20% OFF On bills above 1000.0
      LETROZ TAB

      LETROZ TAB
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Letroz Tab is a medicine which helps treat breast cancer in post-menopausal women. This medicine may be used on its own or along with other treatments, such as radiation or surgery. Letroz Tab can also be used in patients with advanced breast cancer to arrest the growth of the tumor from spreading to other parts of the body. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Letroz Tab is Letrozole 2.5 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Letroz Tablet is an aromatase inhibitor which works by reducing the amount of estrogen produced in the body. This results in the slow down or complete arrest of the growth of some breast cancers. This is also useful in cases of infertility whereby it encourages the release of certain hormones to stimulate the release of eggs from the ovaries.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking Letroz Tab:

      • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Letroz Tab or any of its components
      • Osteoporosis
      • Liver ailments
      • Kidney disease
      • Caution:
      • Before taking Letroz Tab, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
      • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Letroz Tab. This medication is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects do not require any medical attention and will eventually disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Most of the common side-effects are generally mild and may include:

      • Fatigue
      • Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
      • Increased sweating
      • Hot flashes
      • Headache
      • Increased thirst
      • Anxiety
      • Back pain
      How to Use

      How to Use

      The medcine may be taken with or without food, or as advised by your doctor. For best results, take it at the same time. It is advised not to exceed the recommended dose prescribed by your doctor.
      Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take this tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medication at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
      This medication should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

      Overdosage

      Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Letroz Tab, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Diarrhea
      • Irritability
      • Confusion
      • Nausea
      • Skin reactions
      • Swelling of the face/tongue/throat
      • Severe dizziness
      • Trouble breathing
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take the tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This product may be safe to use by patients with kidney ailments. Please consult your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is benefitting you and not causing any harm.

      Liver:

      safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This product may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

      Pregnancy:

      safe to use in pregnant women? This product is unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician.

      Lactation:

      Lorem Ipsum is simply dummsafe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine may be unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this product may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.
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      Alcohol:

      is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

      Driving:

      does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this medicine, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

      Food:

      Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patientÂ’s health. This product can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

      Drug Interactions:

      Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. It is advised to keep a list of all the medicines you use including prescription or nonprescription medicines and herbal products and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. This medicine interacts with clopidogrel, oxcarbazepine, ethinyl estradiol. Do not start it on your own, stop it suddenly, or change the dosage without your doctor’s approval.

      Precautions
      • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children and pets.
      • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
      • Check the date of expiry of the tablet and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
      • Do not accept a damaged product.
      • Store this medicine at room temperature.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category X: Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Letrozole for:

      This medication is an aromatase inhibitor, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications.

      How does Letrozole work:

      It kills cancer cells.

      How should Letrozole be used:

      Take this drug at the same time of day. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. This drug works best when used with calciumvitamin D and weight-bearing workouts like walking or PT (physical therapy). Follow the diet and workout plan that your doctor told you about.

      Common side effects of Letrozole :

      Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Feeling tired or weak. Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and staying in cool places may help. Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Cough. Back pain. Muscle pain. Swelling. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Bone pain. Brittle bones. High cholesterol level. Weight gain.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

      What precautions should I take when taking Letrozole :

      If you have an allergy to letrozole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have not stopped your period. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure, a fast heartbeat, or passing out. Trouble breathing. Shortness of breath. Change in strength on 1 side is greater than the other, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, or blurred eyesight. A big weight loss. Swelling, warmth, or pain in the leg or arm. Very bad headache. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Letrozole with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Letrozole :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Cytotoxic Chemotherapy


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q. What is livogen tablet used for?

      Livogen tablet helps to synthesize new red blood cells and to prevent anemia. It can be used both in children and adults.

      Q. Should I take livogen tablet before or after food?

      Take 1 tablet after meals or as directed by your physician.

      Q. Is it safe to take Livogen tablet during pregnancy?

      It is generally prescribed during pregnancy to meet the increased demand of the body. However, do not take it on your own, consider taking it only if suggested by your doctor.

      Q. Can I take Livogen tablets for iron deficiency?

      Yes! Livogen tablet is used to treat or prevent cases of iron deficiency (anemia). However, do not self-medicate. Consider taking only if it is suggested by your doctor..

      Q. What are the common side effects of Livogen tablet?

      The common side effects may include:

      Nausea, anorexia, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, heartburn, black stool, and allergic reactions.

      Q. What is the difference between Livogen and Livogen-Z?

      Livogen contains ferrous fumarate and folic acid where as Livogen-Z contains Ferrous fumarate, folic acid, and an additional compound “Zinc Sulphate”.

      Q. How long should I use Livogen tablet?

      It will depend on the condition being treated. Follow the prescribed length of course as suggested by your doctor.

      Q. Can I take Livogen Tablet for anemia?

      Livogen tablet is prescribed for the treatment of some types of anemia. However, your doctor may diagnose the type of anemia you have and based on the diagnosis, may suggest the appropriate medication.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. it is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

      Packed By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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        On prescription medicines, orders above Rs 1000 T & C

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