Aromasin - synthetic anticancer drug used to treat advanced breast cancer in women in the natural or induced postmenopausal.
The active substance AROMASIN is similar in structure to the natural substance androstenedione, which can reduce postmenopausal estrogen concentrations in the blood. The drug does not have the activity of estrogen and progestogen. Treatment AROMASIN reviews oncologists effectively regardless of age.
AROMASIN produced in the form of white, sugar-coated tablets marked "7663" on one side. Each tablet - 25 mg exemestane, adjuvants - crospovidone, mannitol, polysorbate 80, hypromellose, hydrated colloidal silica, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium carboxymethyl starch. 15 pieces in blister, 1, 2, 6 blisters in a carton box.
Aromasin is used according to the instructions:
- In the treatment of advanced breast cancer in women in the natural or induced postmenopausal. Treatment AROMASIN shown after undergoing various types of hormone therapy, and in cases of disease progression on a background antiestrogen therapy;
- As adjuvant therapy in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer with estrogen-receptor-positive, after the completion of initial adjuvant tamoxifen to reduce the risk of relapse.
Aromasin is contraindicated for instructions apply:
- Women with premenopauznom endocrine status;
- In case of hypersensitivity to the active substance - eksemestanu or to other components of Aromasin.
Aromasin is contraindicated to take during pregnancy, lactation, and in children.
Dosing instructions for AROMASIN
AROMASIN instruction take one tablet after a meal once daily. In the early stages of breast cancer treatment duration should last at least 5 years. In cases of disease progression use of the drug should be discontinued. No dosage adjustment Aromasin in renal or hepatic impairment is not required.
Do not take Aromasin simultaneously with drugs that contain estrogen.
Aromasin by reviews at therapeutic doses is well tolerated. Most often, the drug causes nausea, insomnia, headache, flushing, sweating, joint and musculoskeletal pain.
Much less when receiving AROMASIN reviews may occur: anorexia, constipation, dizziness, pain, unspecified, leg swelling, abdominal pain, alopecia, dyspepsia, vomiting, depression, diarrhea, carpal tunnel syndrome, rash, peripheral edema.
Aromasin is sold strictly on prescription, and B refers to the list recommended by the product shelf life - 3 years.