Letrozole 2.5 mg
Film-Coated Tablet for Oral Use
Product leaflet summary
Marlet is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause i.e cessation of periods.
It is used to prevent cancer from happening again. It can be used as first treatment before breast cancer surgery incase immediate surgery is not suitable or it can be used as first treatment after breast cancer surgery or following five years treatment with tamoxifen. Marlet is also used to prevent breast tumor spreading to other parts of the body in patients with advanced breast cancer.
If you have any questions about how Marlet works or why this medicine has been prescribed for you, ask your doctor.
Dosage and Administration
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The usual dose is one tablet of Marlet to be taken once a day. Taking Marlet at the same time each day will help you remember when to take your tablet.
The tablet can be taken with or without food and should be swallowed whole with a glass of water or another liquid.
– If you are allergic to letrozole or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
– If you still have periods, i.e. if you have not yet gone through the menopause.
– If you are pregnant.
– If you are breast-feeding.
If any of these conditions apply to you, do not take this medicine and talk to your doctor.
Pregnancy and Lactation
– You should only take Marlet when you have gone through the menopause. However, your doctor should discuss with you the use of effective contraception, as you may still have the potential to become pregnant during treatment with Marlet.
– You must not take Marlet if you are pregnant or breast feeding as it may harm your baby.
Ability to Drive and Use Machinery
If you feel dizzy, tired, drowsy or generally unwell, do not drive or operate any tools or machines until you feel normal again.
Marlet Supplied in a Pack of 30 tablets.