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Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
61.26*
MRP 72.07
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Letrozole(2.5 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-neoplastic

Medical Description

Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is an anti-cancer medicine containing Letrozole as its active ingredient. It is used in treating advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women. This medicine should
be taken as instructed by your doctor. The dose and frequency will be decided by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water, with or without water. Never miss any dose or consume it more than what is recommended. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is used in post-menopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.

Contraindications of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Letrozole or any other ingredients of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets.
  • If you still get your periods.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are breast-feeding.

Side effects of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Tiredness, weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion, constipation
  • Hot flushes (Sudden feeling of warmth)
  • Increased sweating
  • Skin rashes
  • Increased or loss of appetite
  • Joint stiffness, bone and joint pain
  • Palpitations, chest pain
  • Vagina dryness, vaginal bleeding

Precautions and Warnings of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is meant to be used only after menopause. It must not be used during pregnancy as it may harm the unborn baby. You must take proper birth control measures while consuming it, as you may still have the potential to become pregnant during treatment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Letrozole passes into breast milk, hence you should not use Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets may make you dizzy, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any liver or kidney diseases
  • You have any disease that affects the strength of your bones.
  • You experience tendon pain or swelling while on treatment with Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets.
  • Your periods have not yet stopped, and you have not yet gone through menopause. Your doctor might ask you to confirm your menopause by performing some blood tests if it cannot be clinically confirmed.
  • Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Letrozole in Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets works by reducing the level of a natural female hormone known as estrogen that is produced in the body. Eventually, stopping the growth of the cancer cell
s, which depend on estrogen for its growth.
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Directions for Use of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-co
    unter medications (that you buy without a prescription) and herbal preparations. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.
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  • Concomitant use of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets along with tamoxifen (used to prevent breast cancer) should be avoided as it may alter its effects.
  • Other medicines like phenytoin, clopidrogel should be used with caution along with Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets.

Interactions with food items

Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Seek urgent medical attention in case you have consumed too much of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is used in post-menopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.

Q: How to take Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: Should Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets be taken with or without food?

A: Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets can be taken with or without food.

Q: Does Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets cause addiction?

A: No, Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: How long to take Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: The dose and duration of Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets be used in children?

A: No, Fempro 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited safety information available.
Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2021 | 01:39 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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