Composition Letrozole (2.5mg)
Primary Use Breast cancer, Infertility due to anovulation
cautionPotentially unsafe with Pregnancy Lactation
Medicine Overview of Fertlet Tablet
Uses of Fertlet Tablet
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of breast cancer and infertility due to anovulation.
Fertlet Tablet side effects
Side Effects of Fertlet are Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.
How to use Fertlet Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Fertlet Tablet works
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet is a aromatase inhibitor. It works by decreasing the amount of oestrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This can slow or stop the growth of some breast cancers that need oestrogen to grow. In addition, it is also useful in infertility whereby it increases the release of certain hormones to stimulate the release of eggs from the ovaries.
In Depth Information on Fertlet Tablet
Expert advice for Fertlet Tablet
- You have been prescribed Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet for the treatment of breast cancer or infertility due to anovulation.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Don’t drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet affects you.
- It may cause increased sweating and hot flushes. Try to keep cool by wearing light, airy clothes.
- Your doctor may monitor your cholesterol level and bone mineral density (BMD) regularly as Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet can alter their levels.
- Do not take Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Fertlet Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fertlet Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet is recommended. However, there is limited information on the use of this medicine in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult with your doctor.
Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Fertlet Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Fertlet 2.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.