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About FASLODEX

About FASLODEX

FASLODEX may be an option for you

FASLODEX is used to treat hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose disease has spread after treatment with antiestrogen medicine, such as tamoxifen.

If you have been diagnosed with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, your doctor may have discussed hormonal therapy. Antiestrogen therapy is a type of hormonal therapy that treats breast cancers that depend on estrogen for growth. FASLODEX is an antiestrogen therapy.

If you are postmenopausal and your hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer has spread following treatment with an antiestrogen medicine, your doctor may decide to try FASLODEX.

Estrogen receptors are found in and on breast cells. Estrogen binds to estrogen receptors, like a key fitting into a lock. This can activate the receptor and cause hormone receptor-positive tumors to grow. FASLODEX binds to and blocks estrogen receptors and reduces the number of estrogen receptors in breast cells.

For over a decade, doctors have relied on FASLODEX to help slow the growth of metastatic breast tumors that are fueled by estrogen. It is prescribed to treat postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer whose disease has spread after treatment with antiestrogen medicine.

FASLODEX is a prescription medicine used to treat hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause whose disease has spread after treatment with antiestrogen medicine.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: You should not receive FASLODEX if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients in FASLODEX. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to FASLODEX may include itching, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, or trouble breathing.

Supporting women with metastatic breast cancer for over a decade.

Supporting women with metastatic breast cancer for over a decade.

 Important Safety Information About FASLODEX

  • You should not receive FASLODEX if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients in FASLODEX. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to FASLODEX may include itching, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, or trouble breathing
  • Because FASLODEX is administered directly into the muscle, you should tell your doctor if you have a blood disorder or are on anticoagulants (sometimes called blood thinners)
  • Also tell your doctor if you have liver problems
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. FASLODEX can harm your unborn baby. Talk to your doctor about how to prevent pregnancy while receiving FASLODEX. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant or think you are pregnant while receiving FASLODEX
  • The most common side effects were: injection site pain, nausea, muscle, joint, and bone pain, headache, tiredness, hot flashes, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness, cough, constipation, shortness of breath, and increased liver enzymes

Approved Use For FASLODEX

FASLODEX is a prescription medicine used to treat hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause whose disease has spread after treatment with antiestrogen medicine.

Prescribing Information with Patient Information.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.FDA.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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The information on this Web site should not take the place of talking with your doctor or health care professional. If you have any questions about your condition, or if you would like more information about FASLODEX, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Only you and your health care professional can decide if FASLODEX is right for you.