Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet
Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet is the generic name for Femara. It falls under the class of drugs categorized as aromatase inhibitor. Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It lowers the amount of estrogen in the body. It also works as an effective remedy against infertility in women. This drug causes super-ovulation by fostering an egg to develop in women who are failing to ovulate on their own. Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet is also functional in heightening the chances of pregnancy in already ovulating women.
Talk to you doctor if you are:
- Pregnant, are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.
- Taking any prescriptive or over the counter drugs, herbal products or dietary supplements.
- Allergic to any kind of medicines, foods or substances.
- suffering from menstrual periods or have not yet reached the stage of complete menopause.
- Taking any kind of hormone therapies.
The dosage of Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet will be determined by your physician after taking into consideration your medical history and condition. Usually the adult dose is about 2.5 mg orally once every day in case of breast cancer treatment. In case of a missed dose take it only if it s within 2 hours of the next one. If you are already very near to your next scheduled dose, skip it and follow your daily dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose. In case of drug overdose notify your doctor right away.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 days.
What is the onset of action?The onset of action of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 6 weeks.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?It is advised not to miss any dose. If you missed any dose, you should contact your doctor immediately.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Letoval 2.5 MG Tablet belongs to nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the aromatase enzyme by competitively binding to the heme of the cytochrome P450 subunit of the enzyme, resulting in a reduction of estrogen biosynthesis in all tissues. Thus inhibits the growth of cancer of the breast.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown.
Interaction with MedicineThis medication reacts with Clopidogrel, Oxcarbazepine, Ethinyl Estradiol.
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