Introduction to Letroz 2.5 mg Tablet
Letroz 2.5 Letrozole Tablet helps treat breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It may be used alone or with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation. It can also be used in patients with advanced breast cancer to stop the tumor from spreading to other parts of the body.
Letroz Tablet is also helpful in the treatment of infertility. It can be taken with or without food, but take it at about the same time to get the most benefit. The dose and frequency depend on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed.
This medicine’s most common side effects include hot flashes, fatigue, increased sweating, and increased level of cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia). If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. Your doctor may suggest ways to prevent or reduce these.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had liver or kidney disease, or have a history of osteoporosis (thinning or wasting of bones). Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor may perform some blood tests to check for vitamin D level or bone density before and during treatment.
Uses of Letroz 2.5 mg Tablet
- Treatment of Breast cancer
- Treatment of Infertility due to anovulation
How Letroz 2.5 Tablet Works
Common Side Effects
- Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
- Increased sweating
- Hot flashes
Dosage of Letroz 2.5 mg Overdose
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Letroz 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.
How to Use Letroz 2.5mg Tablet
However, there is limited information on the use of this medicine in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult with your doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the use of Letroz Tablet?
Ans. Letroz Tablet is used in postmenopausal women for the treatment of advanced breast cancer.
2. How to take Letroz Tablet?
Ans. Letroz 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.
3. Should Letroz Tablet be taken with or without food?
Ans. Letroz Tablet can be taken with or without food.
4. How long to take Letroz Tablet?
Ans. The dose and duration of Letroz Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor’s instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.