XEMETAN®

XEMETAN<sup>®</sup>

XEMETAN®

Exemestane

Xemetan® 

Exemestane 25 mg

Sugar-coated Tablet for Oral Use

 

Product leaflet summary

Therapeutic Indications

Xemetan is used to treat hormone dependent early breast cancer in postmenopausal women after they have completed 2-3 years of treatment with the medicine tamoxifen.

Xemetan is also used to treat hormone dependent advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women when a different hormonal drug treatment has not worked well enough.

 

Dosage and Administration

Xemetan tablets should be taken after meal at approximately the same time each day.

Always take Xemetan tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or Pharmacist if you are not sure.

The recommended dose is one 25 mg tablet daily.

If you need to go to the hospital whilst taking Xemetan tablets, let the medical staff know what medication you are taking.

 

Contraindications

Do not take Xemetan tablets:

If you are or have previously been allergic (hypersensitive) to Xemetan or any of the other ingredients of Xemetan tablets.

If you have not already been through ‘the menopause’, i.e. you are still having your monthly period.

If you are pregnant, likely to be pregnant or breastfeeding.

 

Pregnancy and Lactation

Do not take Xemetan tablets if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are pregnant or think you might be, tell your doctor.

Discuss contraception with your doctor if there is any possibility that you may become pregnant.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

 

Ability to Drive and Use Machinery

If you feel drowsy, dizzy or weak whilst taking Xemetan tablets, you should not attempt to drive or operate Machinery.

 

Package Presentation:

Xemetan Supplied in a Pack of 30 tablets.