XTANE Exemestane Tablets
Brand Name: XTANE Tablets
Manufacturer: Natco Pharma Ltd.
Strength: 25 mg
Packing: Pack of 30 Tablets
About XTANE Exemestane
XTANE is an anti-cancer hormone therapy. It is classified as an "aromatase inhibitor." Exemestane 25 mg lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast tumors that need estrogen to grow in the body.
MEDICINE USES :
Natco Exemestane is used to treat advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Risk reduction for invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is often given to women whose cancer has progressed even after surgery, radiation, or other cancer medications have been tried without success.
EXEMESTANE SIDE EFFECTS :
hot flashes; headache, tired feeling; joint pain; nausea, increased appetite; sleep problems (insomnia); or increased sweating.
new or unusual bone pain; swelling in your hands or feet; feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion; or
chest pain, sudden numbness or weakness, sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Xtandi 40 mg Precautions:
Before taking exemestane, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: high blood fats (cholesterol), bone problems (such as osteopenia, osteoporosis), stroke or blood clots, heart disease (such as chest pain, heart attack, heart failure), high blood pressure, kidney problems, liver problems.
This drug may make you dizzy and tired. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Consult your doctor for more details.
It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug and for 1 month after stopping treatment. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Xtandi 40 mg STORAGE REQUIREMENTS :
Store at 25°C (77ºF); excursions permitted to 15°–30°C (59°–86°F)
Xtandi 40 mg INTERACTIONS :
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: estrogens (such as ethinyl estradiol, conjugated estrogens), estrogen blockers (such as anastrozole, tamoxifen).
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