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Herlet 2.5mg Tablet

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Herlet 2.5 MG Description

Herlet Tablet is an anti-cancer medicine containing letrozole as its active ingredient. It is used in treating advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Herlet Tablet is additionally indicated t...
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ContainsLetrozole(2.5 Mg)
UsesAdvanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women, female infertility
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Herlet 2.5 MG

  • Herlet Tablet is used in postmenopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.
  • It is also used for induction of ovulation in female infertility.

Contraindications of Herlet 2.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to letrozole or any other ingredients of Herlet Tablet.
  • If you still get your periods.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Herlet 2.5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hot flushes (Sudden feeling of warmth)
  • Increased sweating
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Herlet 2.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Herlet Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Herlet Tablet 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 Herlet Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if letrozole passes into breastmilk. Hence, you should not use Herlet Tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Herlet Tablet?
A:
Herlet Tablet 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 Herlet Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Herlet Tablet. However, 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 Herlet Tablet.
  • 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.
  • Herlet Tablet is not recommended for patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Herlet 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Letrozole in Herlet Tablet works by reducing the level of a natural female hormone known as oestrogen that is produced in the body. Eventually, stopping the growth of the cancer cells, which depend on...
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Directions for Use of Herlet 2.5 MG

  • Herlet Tablet 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 Herlet 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Herlet Tablet 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-counter medications (...
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  • Concomitant use of Herlet Tablet along with tamoxifen (used to prevent breast cancer) should be avoided as it may alter its effects.
  • Other medicines like phenytoin, clopidogrel should be used with caution along with Herlet Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Herlet Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Herlet 2.5 MG

  • Store Herlet Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Herlet 2.5 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical attention in case you have consumed too much of Herlet Tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Herlet Tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, 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
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Herlet Tablet?

A: Herlet Tablet is used in postmenopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.

Q: How to take Herlet Tablet?

A: Herlet Tablet 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 Herlet Tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Herlet Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q: How long to take Herlet Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Herlet Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
HERLET
Expires on or After
30/09/2022

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