Anti Estrogens (Letrozole)
What is letrozole?
Letrozole lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast tumors that need estrogen to grow in the body.
Letrozole is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is often given to women who have been taking tamoxifen (Nolvadex, Soltamox) for 5 years.
Letrozole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How should I take letrozole?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
You may take letrozole with or without food.
You will need frequent medical tests, and your bone mineral density may also need to be checked.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.