EXEMESTANE (exemestane) tablets
|This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration||Revised: 6/2018|
EXEMESTANE is used in women who are past menopause for the treatment of:
It is not known if EXEMESTANE is safe and effective in children.
Do not take EXEMESTANE if you are allergic to EXEMESTANE or any of the ingredients in EXEMESTANE. See the end of this leaflet for a complete list of ingredients in EXEMESTANE.
Before you take EXEMESTANE, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take medicines that contain estrogen, including other hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills or patches. EXEMESTANE should not be taken with medicines that contain estrogen as they could affect how well EXEMESTANE works.
EXEMESTANE may cause serious side effects, including:
The most common side effects of EXEMESTANE in women with early breast cancer include:
The most common side effects of EXEMESTANE in women with advanced breast cancer include:
Your doctor will do blood tests to check your vitamin D level before starting treatment with EXEMESTANE.
EXEMESTANE may cause decreased fertility in males and females. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about fertility.
These are not all the possible side effects of EXEMESTANE. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
General information about the safe and effective use of EXEMESTANE.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. Do not use EXEMESTANE for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give EXEMESTANE to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or doctor for information about EXEMESTANE that is written for health professionals.
Active ingredient: exemestane
Inactive ingredients: mannitol, crospovidone, polysorbate 80, hypromellose, colloidal silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate, simethicone, polyethylene glycol 6000, sucrose, magnesium carbonate, titanium dioxide, methylparaben, and polyvinyl alcohol.
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