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,
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.