|适 应 症|
|1.Exemestane decreases estrogen levels in postmenopausal women. Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen to grow.
2.Exemestane is used to treat some types of estrogen-requiring breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose disease has progressed following tamoxifen (Nolvadex) therapy.
3.Exemestane may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
|1.Take exemestane exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
2.Take each dose with a full glass of water.
3.Exemestane is usually taken once a day after a meal. Follow your doctor's instructions.
4.Store exemestane at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
|1.Stop taking exemestane and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives) to exemestane.
2.Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Notify your doctor if you experience
*swelling or water retention,
*depression or anxiety,
*nausea or vomiting,
*diarrhea or constipation,
*dizziness or headache,
*changes in appetite,
*shortness of breath or coughing, or
3.Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
|1.Exemestane should not be taken if you are premenopausal or if you are taking other medicines that contain estrogen.
If Miss a Dose: 1.Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take only your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless your doctor directs otherwise.
Contraindications: 1.Exemestane should not be taken if you are premenopausal or if you are taking other medicines that contain estrogen.
2.Before taking exemestane, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease. You may not be able to take exemestane, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during your treatment.
3.Exemestane is in the FDA pregnancy category D. This means that exemestane is known to harm an unborn baby. Do not take exemestane without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
4.It is not known whether exemestane passes into breast milk. Do not take exemestane without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Special Concerns: 1.There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking exemestane unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
|1.There are no known significant interactions between exemestane and other medicines. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines while taking exemestane.|
|1.Seek emergency medical attention. 2.Symptoms of an exemestane overdose are not known.|
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