Brief depiction of Aromasin:-Aromasin is an orally administered medicine, which is mainly recommended for women. Aromasin is used as a hormonal therapy in the treatment of breast cancer. Exemestane is the main therapeutic agent of Aromasin tablet. Aromasin blocks the process of aromatization and reduces the amount of Estrogen in the female’s body.
How it works?
Aromasin mainly prescribed for the females used to treat breast cancer in post menopausal women. Exemestane is the highly vigorous agent found in the Aromasin tablets. Exemestane belongs to the Aromatase inhibitor group. Aromatase inhibitors play an important role in the conversion of Androgens into Estrogens. Aromatase inhibitors are also used in the treatment of breast cancer and ovarian cancer in post menopausal women. Exemestane reduces the level of Estrogen in post menopausal women. Aromasin slows the growth of certain types of breast tumor. It also reduces the spreading of the tumor.
In which condition Aromasin is used
Aromasin medication used for the treatment of early stage of cancer (cancer not spread) and advanced stage of cancer (cancer spread).
Prescribing information of Aromasin
The initial prescribed dose of Aromasin is 25 mg once a day after taking a meal. It should be taken daily at the same time.
Drugs interact with Aromasin
Undesirable effects of Aromasin
Common side effects occur while taking Aromasin- feeling of nausea, severe headache, difficulty in sleep, joints pain, increased sweating.
Severe side effects occur while consuming Aromasin- Tachycardia and bradycardia (irregular heart beat), swelling in your hands or feet, weakness, chest pain, osteoporosis (weak bones) and confusion.
Contraindications of Aromasin tablet
Under some medical circumstances, Aromasin is not prescribed-
What should I avoid while using Aromasin?
Some precautions should be followed before taking Aromasin-
How to store Aromasin
What to do in case of missed doses of Aromasin?
If you forget a dose of Aromasin take it as soon as you remember.
Do not take 2 tablets of Aromasin at a same time to cover the missed dose.
What to do in case of overdose of Aromasin?
If you feel any symptoms related to overdosing of Aromasin immediately call to your doctor and get some medical help.