by Natco is generic version of Aromasin . It comes in 25 mg tablet form.
Generic Name: exemestane (ex e MES tane)
Brand Names:Xtane (Exemestane) ( Aromasin)
What is Xtane?
Xtane (exemestane) lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast tumors that need estrogen to grow.
Xtane is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is often given to women whose cancer has progressed even after taking tamoxifen (Nolvadex, Soltamox) for 2 to 3 years
Xtane may also be used for other purposes not listed.
Important information about Xtane
Xtane can cause harm to an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without telling your doctor if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Use effective birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment with Xtane.
You may need to take a pregnancy test before using Xtane drug, to make sure you are not pregnant. You also should not use Xtane if you are breast-feeding a baby, or if you are allergic to exemestane.
Before using Xtane, tell your doctor if you have severe liver or kidney disease, or if you have not yet completed menopause. If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take this medicine. You may need to keep taking this medicine for up to 5 years. Follow your doctor's instructions. Xtane may not work as well if you take it together with hormone replacement medication, or while using birth control pills or patches.
Before taking Xtane
Veenat is usually taken once a day. Overdose:symptoms of overdose associated with veenat may include diarrhea, yellowing eyes and skin, stomach pain, fever, swelling, dark urine, change in amount of urine (severe increase or decrease), headache, loss of appetite, unusual bruising or bleeding, unusual tiredness or weakness, vomiting.
Precautions & Warnings
Veenat should be taken with proper consulting your doctor if you have ever had pulmonary fibrosis (scarring of the lungs), or liver or kidney disease, bone marrow problems, low white blood cell levels, or low blood platelet levels or if you have had your thyroid gland removed and if you have a history of swelling (edema) or fluid retention.
You should not use Xtane if you are allergic to exemestane, or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. If you have any of these other conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely use this medication:
- liver disease;
- kidney disease;
- or not yet completed menopause.
Note: Xtane (Exemestane) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
Do not share the medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.