Aromasin 25 mg tablet helps treat breast cancer in those women who have gone through menopause (postmenopausal). It helps treat breast cancer in those women who have taken tamoxifen (an anti-cancer medicine) for 2 to 3 years or whose disease has progressed following the treatment with tamoxifen.
Aromasin 25 mg tablet is a type of medicine called an aromatase inhibitor. It works by preventing the action of the Aromasin enzyme. This enzyme helps in producing the estrogen hormone in postmenopausal women. Most breast cancers require estrogen to grow (estrogen receptor-positive cancers). Controlling the production of this hormone helps stop the breast cancer cells from growing.
Aromasin 25 mg tablets are usually taken once daily, preferably after a meal and at the same time each day. The dose and duration of treatment depend on the condition and response to the treatment. In most cases, the treatment with Aromasin 25mg tablets may be suggested for 2 or 3 years. However, in some cases, the doctor may also recommend taking it for a longer time. Follow the doctor’s instructions and do not stop the medication unless advised otherwise. Read More : Aromasin 25
Most common side effects
This medicine’s most common side effects include hot flushes, increased sweating, insomnia, tiredness, joint pain, headache, increased appetite, and nausea. However, these symptoms may vary from person to person. If they persist or become worrisome, consult the doctor right away. Additionally, Aromasin 25mg tablets may also affect fertility. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about this. Let the doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding, as this medicine may cause harmful effects to the developing baby. Use effective contraception while on treatment with this medication.
Before starting treatment with Aromasin 25mg tablets, the doctor may take blood tests to check your vitamin D level or bone density. Let them know if you still have menstrual periods, or have a problem with the liver or kidney. The doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking, as they may make this medicine less effective or change how it works. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
USES OF AROMASIN 25 MG TABLET
Treatment of Breast cancer.
BENEFITS OF AROMASIN 25 MG TABLET
Aromasin 25 mg tablets relieve the symptoms of breast cancer. These symptoms may include breast lumps, bloody discharge from the nipple, or changes in the shape or texture of the breast. It works by altering the production of those hormones in the body that are essential for the growth and spread of cancer, especially estrogen. The treatment helps to prolong survival and improve the overall quality of life. Follow your doctor’s advice and do not stop taking it even if you feel well.
SIDE EFFECTS OF AROMASIN 25MG TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you are worried about them.
Common side effects of Aromasin 25mg tablet
- Hot flushes
- Increased sweating
- Joint pain
- Increased appetite
HOW TO USE AROMASIN 25MG TABLET
Take Aromasin 25 mg tablets in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush, or break it. Take this medicine with food.
HOW DOES AROMASIN 25MG TABLET WORKS
Aromasin 25 mg tablet is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by lowering estrogen production (natural female hormone) in the body. Cancer cells require estrogen hormone to grow and spread. Halting or controlling the secretion of estrogen, in turn, blocks the growth of some breast cancer cells.