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Xcel 25Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Celon Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Exemestane
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

Xcel 25Mg Tablet is a medication prescribed for the treatment of breast cancer. Xcel 25Mg Tablet belongs to a family of anti-estrogens and is mostly used to arrest the synthesis of estrogen by the release of an enzyme known as aromatase. Certain types of breast cancer are ER-positive and have estrogen receptors that require estrogen to grow and spread. Therefore it is important to lower the estrogen levels to decelerate the spread of the hormone-responsive cancer. The drug may also be used to treat advanced stages of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, where there has been a consistent progress in the disease following tamoxifen therapy.

Xcel 25Mg Tablet is mostly used to treat women who have reached menopausal years, with early symptoms of hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer. However the medication is contraindicated in pregnant, premenopausal or lactating women.

Common side effects of Xcel 25Mg Tablet include severe joint pain, headaches, hot flashes and excessive sweating which are typical symptoms of estrogen deficiency, as caused by the drug. Patients of breast cancer also exhibit symptoms of exhaustion and nausea. Sudden outbreaks of acne or weight gain are also associated with the dosage of the drug. Xcel 25Mg Tablet is known to have androgenic properties like that of formestane, and may also cause a decline in lymphocytes.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Increased Sweating

  • Musculoskeletal Bone

  • Muscle Or Joint Pain

  • Fatigue

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Exmasin 25mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Exmasin 25mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients may experience undesirable effects like drowsiness, somnolence, asthenia and dizziness , should avoid driving vehicles or using machines.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Xcel 25Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Exemestane, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication is a type of hormone therapy used for treating oestrogen- receptor-positive breast cancers in postmenopausal women. Androgens are often converted into oestrogen in menopausal women which in turn lead breast cancer growth. Aromatase enzyme leads to this oestrogen synthesis. The active constituent of this medicine belongs to a class of anti-oestrogen known as an aromatase inhibitor. Therefore, it binds to the enzyme and prevents androgen from being converted into oestrogen.

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 Medicine

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