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Letromac Tablets

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Letromac 2.5 MG Description

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

  • Letromac 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 Letromac 2.5 MG

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

Side effects of Letromac 2.5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Letromac 2.5 MG

Pregnancy

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

Driving

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

Mode of Action of Letromac 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Letrozole in Letromac 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 ...
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Directions for Use of Letromac 2.5 MG

  • Letromac 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 Letromac 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Letromac 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 Letromac 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 Letromac Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Letromac Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Letromac 2.5 MG

  • Store Letromac 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 Letromac 2.5 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Letromac 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 Letromac Tablet?

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

Q: How to take Letromac Tablet?

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

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

Q: How long to take Letromac Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Letromac 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
LETROMAC
Expires on or After
03/10/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 02:29 PM (IST)

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