FASLODEX is indicated for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women with disease progression following antiestrogen therapy.
FASLODEX 500 mg: Dosing Regimen1
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Dosing schedule: 500-mg dose given as 2 x 250-mg injections
FASLODEX 500 mg should be administered intramuscularly into the buttocks slowly (1-2 minutes per injection) as two 5 mL injections, one in each buttock, on days 1, 15, 29 and once monthly thereafter.
FASLODEX is metabolized primarily in the liver. A 250-mg dose is recommended in patients with moderate hepatic impairment.* FASLODEX has not been evaluated in patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class C).
Because FASLODEX is administered intramuscularly, it should be used with caution in patients with bleeding diatheses, thrombocytopenia, or in patients on anticoagulants.
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