Letrol 2.5mg tablets contain Letrozole 2.5mg which is used in the treatment of breast cancer and infertility due to anovulation.
Letrol 2.5 mg 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.
HOW TO USE
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.
Letrol 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Letrol 2.5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy and during lactation.
Letrol 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease.
Dose adjustment may be needed.
Please consult your doctor.
Common side effects are Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.