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What is Aromasin 25mg used for?

What is Aromasin 25mg used for?

This medication is used to treat certain types of breast cancer (such as hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer) in women after menopause. Exemestane is also used to help prevent the cancer from returning. Some breast cancers are made to grow faster by a natural hormone called estrogen.

What is Aromasin prescribed for?

Aromasin (chemical name: exemestane) is an aromatase inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat: postmenopausal women diagnosed with hormone-receptor-positive, early-stage breast cancer after they’ve taken tamoxifen for 2 to 3 years to reduce the risk of the cancer coming back.

Can you take Aromasin every day?

Exemestane is taken as a tablet once a day, with or without food. It’s best to take it at the same time every day. If you miss a dose, you don’t need to take an extra dose the next day. The level of drug in your body will remain high enough from the day before.

When is the best time to take Aromasin?

The tablet should be taken once a day after a meal. Take exemestane at around the same time every day. Do not take your medication with a high-fat meal, as this can increase the medication levels in your blood. The blood levels of this medication can also be affected by certain medications.

How is Aromasin 25MG used to treat breast cancer?

Aromasin 25Mg Tablet belongs to a family of anti-estrogens and is mostly used to arrest the synthesis of estrogen by the release of an enzyme known as aromatase. Certain types of breast cancer are ER-positive and have estrogen receptors that require estrogen to grow and spread.

What is the chemical formula of Aromasin tablets?

Aromasin® Tablets for oral administration contain 25 mg of exemestane, an irreversible, steroidal aromatase inactivator. Exemestane is chemically described as 6-methylenandrosta-1,4-diene-3,17-dione. Its molecular formula is C 20 H 24 O 2 and its structural formula is as follows:

Where can I find out more about Aromasin?

This product information is intended only for residents of the United States. To learn more about this medication, visit the AROMASIN consumer Web site. Pfizer Oncology Together™ provides financial assistance resources to help patients access their prescribed Oncology medicines.

Are there any side effects when taking Aromasin?

Aromasin is not indicated for the treatment of breast cancer in premenopausal women. Based on findings from animal studies and its mechanism of action, Aromasin can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman.