FulveNat (Fulvestrant) by Natco is generic version
of Faslodex.It comes 250 mg in injection
What is FulveNat (Fulvestrant?)
- FulveNat blocks the actions of estrogen in the body. Certain types of
breast cancer require estrogen to grow.
- FulveNat is used to treat some types of metastatic breast cancer that
require estrogen to grow, in postmenopausal women whose cancer has
progressed following treatment with other antiestrogen medication.
- FulveNat may also be used for purposes other than those listed in
this medication guide.
Important information about FulveNat
Your healthcare provider will probably administer
the FulveNat injection. If you are injecting FulveNat at home, your
healthcare provider will give you detailed instructions on how and where to
inject the medication. If you do not understand these directions, do not
attempt to inject the medication. Contact your healthcare provider for
Before using FulveNat
Before using FulveNat, tell your doctor if you
have liver disease
have a bleeding or blood clotting disorder; You may
not be able to use FulveNat, or you may require a dosage adjustment or
special monitoring during treatment. FulveNat is in the FDA pregnancy
category D. This means that FulveNat is known to be harmful to an unborn
baby. Do not use FulveNat without first talking to your doctor if you are
pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether
FulveNat passes into breast milk. Do not use FulveNat without first talking
to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use FulveNat?
Use FulveNat exactly as directed by your doctor. If
you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or
doctor to explain them to you.
Dispose of used needles and syringes in an appropriate puncture
Your healthcare provider will store FulveNat as directed by the
manufacturer or give you detailed storage instructions if you are storing
the medication at home.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of FulveNat.
Note: FulveNat 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.