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Letro Plus Tablets

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Letro Plus 2.5 MG Description

Letro Plus Tablet is an anti-cancer medicine containing letrozole as its active ingredient. It is used in treating advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Letro Plus Tablet is additionally ind...
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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 Letro Plus 2.5 MG

  • Letro Plus 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 Letro Plus 2.5 MG

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

Side effects of Letro Plus 2.5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Letro Plus 2.5 MG

Pregnancy

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

Driving

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

Mode of Action of Letro Plus 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Letrozole in Letro Plus 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 depen...
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Directions for Use of Letro Plus 2.5 MG

  • Letro Plus 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 Letro Plus 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Letro Plus 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 medicatio...
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  • Concomitant use of Letro Plus 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 Letro Plus Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Letro Plus Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Letro Plus 2.5 MG

  • Store Letro Plus 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 Letro Plus 2.5 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Letro Plus 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 Letro Plus Tablet?

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

Q: How to take Letro Plus Tablet?

A: Letro Plus 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 Letro Plus Tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Letro Plus Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q: How long to take Letro Plus Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Letro Plus 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
LETRO PLUS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 02:29 PM (IST)

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