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Faslodex 250mg Injection

Faslodex 250mg Injection

Product Details:

  • Origin of Medicine United Kingdom
  • Salt Composition Fulvestrant
  • Indication Breast Cancer
  • Dosage Form Injection
  • Pacakaging (Quantity Per Box) 2 Prefilled Syringe(S) Of 5ml
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Faslodex 250mg Injection Price And Quantity

  • 10 Pack

Faslodex 250mg Injection Product Specifications

  • Fulvestrant
  • Breast Cancer
  • Injection
  • United Kingdom
  • 2 Prefilled Syringe(S) Of 5ml

Faslodex 250mg Injection Trade Information

  • Cash in Advance (CID)
  • 1000 Pack Per Month
  • 7 Days
  • All India

Product Description

Uses of Faslodex 250mg Injection

  • Treat Hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth receptor 2 (HER2)-negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Therapeutic Effects of Faslodex 250mg Injection

Many breast cancers have estrogen receptors (ER), and the growth of these tumors can be stimulated by estrogen. Faslodex 250mg injection is an estrogen receptor antagonist that binds to the estrogen receptors in cancer cells and works by blocking the action of estrogen on cancer cells. This can slow or stop the growth of tumor cells.   

Interaction of Faslodex 250mg Injection with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, recent vaccinations, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Faslodex 250mg injection and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 

More Information about Faslodex 250mg Injection
  • Store Faslodex 250mg injection in the refrigerator (2 C to 8 C)
  • Do not freeze
  • keep the injection away from the reach of children and pets.
  • If you have missed any dosing appointments, inform your doctor and schedule immediately.
How to consume Faslodex 250mg Injection

It should only be administered by a trained doctor or nurse as a slow intramuscular injection. Do not self-administer the injection. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment based on your disease severity and other factors. 

Safety Advices for Faslodex 250mg Injection

Pregnancy

 

Faslodex 250mg injection is unsafe to administer in pregnant women because it may affect the fetus. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspect pregnancy, or planning to become pregnant. Using an effective birth control method during the treatment and for 2 years after your last dose is necessary.  

Breast Feeding

 

Breastfeeding is not recommended in patients taking Faslodex 250mg injection because the medicine passes into the breast milk in small amounts and may harm your baby. 

Lungs

 

It is unknown whether Faslodex 250mg injection can be used in patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

Liver

 

Faslodex 250mg injection is unsafe when administered in patients with severe liver diseases. Dose adjustments are necessary in moderate liver failure. Inform your physician if you have liver problems before initiating the therapy.  

Alcohol

 

Consuming alcohol may affect the effectiveness of the Faslodex 250mg injection. Stop consuming alcohol if you are taking this medicine. 

Driving

 

Faslodex 250mg injection does not affect the ability to drive. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

Side Effects of Faslodex 250mg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

 Common

  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Decreased RBC, WBC, and Platelets
  • Infections
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Backache, bone pain
  • Weakness, tiredness
  • Headache
  • Cough, difficulty breathing
  • Hot flushes
  • Pain at the site of injection 

Serious

  • Changes in heart rhythm
  • Severe neutropenia(decreased WBC)
  • Liver failure, inflammation of liver
  • Hypersensitivity reaction
  • Swelling in the body
Word of Advice

Inform your physician if you have vaginal bleeding, especially at starting of the therapy. This medicine is given as a shot into one of your muscles. Faslodex 250mg injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule; if you miss a dose inform your doctor immediately. Do not breastfeed during treatment and for one year after your last dose. This medicine may cause infertility. Talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you plan to have children. 

FAQs

Q 1. What side effects should I report immediately while taking Faslodex 250mg injection?

Allergic reactions like itching. Swelling in your face or hands, tingling in mouth or throat, chest tightness, difficulty in breathing, fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches, unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness should be informed to your doctor immediately.

Q 2. How long should I have to take Faslodex 250mg injection?

Faslodex 250mg injection is given as a cycle therapy. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the therapy based on your disease severity and condition.

Q 3. What if Faslodex 250mg injection does not work for me?

There are alternative medicines that may work for you based on your disease condition and other factors. Your doctor will decide the alternative treatment tha works best for you.

Q 4. Does Faslodex 250mg injection cause bone loss?

Faslodex 250mg injection can cause side effects such as bone density loss and bone pain. If these side effects persist for a long time, consult a doctor.

Q 5. Is there any special diet that I should follow while taking Faslodex 250mg injection?

Unless your doctor advises you to avoid certain foods, follow a healthy diet. Please consult your doctor for more advice on food and diet.

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