Letoval 2.5mg Tablet
Letoval 2.5mg Tablet

Letoval 2.5mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Letoval Tablet is an anti-cancer medicine containing Letrozole as its active ingredient. It is used in treating advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Letoval Tablet is additionally indicate...
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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 Letoval 2.5 MG

  • Letoval Tablet is used in post-menopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.
  • It is also used for induction of ovulation in female infertility.

Contraindications of Letoval 2.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Letrozole or any other ingredients of Letoval Tablet.
  • If you still get your periods.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are breast-feeding.

Side effects of Letoval 2.5 MG

  • 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 Letoval 2.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Letoval Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Letoval 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 Letoval Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Letrozole passes into breast milk, hence you should not use Letoval Tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Letoval Tablet?
A:
Letoval 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 Letoval Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Letoval Tablet, 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 Letoval 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.
  • Letoval Tablet is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Letoval 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Letrozole in Letoval Tablet 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 cells, which depend on...
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Directions for Use of Letoval 2.5 MG

  • Letoval 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 Letoval 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Letoval 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 Letoval Tablet 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 Letoval Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Letoval Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Letoval 2.5 MG

  • Store Letoval Tablet 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 Letoval 2.5 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Letoval Tablet 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
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Letoval Tablet?

A: Letoval Tablet is used in post-menopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.

Q: How to take Letoval Tablet?

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

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

Q: Does Letoval Tablet cause addiction?

A: No, Letoval Tablet 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 Letoval Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Letoval Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Letoval Tablet be used in children?

A: No, Letoval Tablet should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited safety information available.
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