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Aromasin
(Exemestane)

Formulation : Tablet

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Exemestane
(Generic alternative to Aromasin)

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What is Aromasin /Exemestane used for?

Aromasin is used to treat advanced breast cancer in women post menopause. Aromasin is to be used in women whose disease has progressed after being treated by other medicines. It can also be used in the treatment of early breast cancer in some women who are past menopause. Aromasin is an aromatase inhibitor that works by stopping the production of estrogen, which may decrease the size and growth of a tumor.

How should Aromasin /Exemestane be stored?

Store Aromasin at room temperature in a tightly sealed container. Store away from moisture, heat, and light away from pets and children. Do not store Aromasin in the bathroom.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Aromasin/Exemestane ?

Use Aromasin exactly as your doctor instructed you to. Read the prescription label for exact dosing instructions. An extra information sheet is available with Aromasin. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions. Take Aromasin orally after a meal at the same time each day. Continue to take Aromasin even if you feel well and do not miss any doses. If you do miss a dose of Aromasin, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Never take two doses at once.

When should Aromasin /Exemestane not be taken?

Do not use Aromasin if you are allergic to any ingredient in Aromasin, if you have not undergone menopause, if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you are taking medications that contain estrogen.

What precautions should I follow when taking Aromasin /Exemestane ?

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if you are taking any prescription or non prescription medication, or if you have liver or kidney problems, osteoporosis, or heart problems.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Aromasin /Exemestane ?

Aromasin can cause dizziness. This can become worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Do not drive or perform any possibly dangerous tasks until you know how you react to Aromasin. It can take several weeks for Aromasin to start working. You will need to have lab tests performed to monitor your condition and ensure that Aromasin is working for you. Do not miss any of your scheduled appointments.

When should Aromasin /Exemestane not be taken?

Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction to Aromasin such as: rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue. Call your doctor if you experience any s

Less serious side effects include: anxiety; back, joint, muscle, or limb pain; constipation; coughing; diarrhea; dizziness; fatigue; flu-like symptoms; hair loss; headache; hot flashes; increased or decreased appetite; increased sweating; joint pain; naus

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