What is Fempro (Letrozole) used for?
Fempro (Letrozole) is used to treat certain types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, as well as being used to help prevent the return of cancer. The hormone estrogen is needed by some types of cancer to grow. By reducing the quantity of estrogen produced by the body, this drug helps to slow the growth of these types of cancer. Women of childbearing age are not treated with this drug.
How should I use Fempro (Letrozole)?
Patients are usually directed to take one Fempro (Letrozole) tablet per day. This medication may be taken with or without food. Patients must consult their physician prior to commencing treatment with this drug, so that the correct amount required to treat their particular condition can be prescribed.
What are the side effects of Fempro (Letrozole)?
Some side effects may occur as a result of taking Fempro (Letrozole), including:
Patients should consult their physician if any other more serious side effects occur, such as vision changes, shortness of breath, chest pain, persistent nausea or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fempro (Letrozole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Women who have not yet gone through the menopause should not use this drug. This medication causes harm to unborn babies, and therefore pregnant women, or women who are breastfeeding should never take this drug.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.