The disease that is affecting most of the women in this world is breast cancer. Breast cancer is that type of cancer that starts in the tissue or in the cells of the breast. Breast cancers are of many type but most common cancer is that which begins in the milk ducts (ductal carcinoma). After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common affecting womens o whole countries. This cancer may affect both men and women but it is very common in women as compared to men. Fortunately breast cancer has treatment and decline the death rate that is caused by this disease.
This cancer can also occur in other areas of the breast, but it occurs at rare cases. Breast cancer are of two types that is Ductal carcinoma and Lobular carcinoma. First type of cancer that is Ductal carcinoma starts in the tubes (ducts) that move milk from the breast to the nipple. Most breast cancers are of this type. Whereas second type of cancer Lobular carcinoma starts in parts of the breast, called lobules, that produce milk. Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) is a marker for an increased risk of invasive cancer in the same or both breasts.
Signs and symptoms of breast cancer may include a breast lump, bloody discharge from the nipple, change in the size or shape of a breast changes to the skin over the breast, such as dimpling, inverted nipple, peeling, scaling or flaking of the nipple or breast skin and redness or pitting of the skin over your breast. If you find a lump or other change in your breast you should immediately consult your doctor.
For the treatment of breast cancer there are various medicine available in the medical store. Femara is one of the best, most trusted and recommended medicine by the doctor. It is also approved by the FDA for the treatment of breast cancer. Femara is a drug used to treat treat certain types of breast cancer in women. It reduces the replication of HIV virus by interfering with the enzyme reverse transcriptase, hence terminating DNA chain. Femara is available in the form of capsules and powder for oral solution. Letrozole is the main ingredient of Femara medicine.
Few precaution needs to be taken before taking Femara medicine to avoid any side efect.
1) People allergic to this medicine or to its ingredient should not use this medicine.
2) People under this treatment should avoid drinking alcohol.
3) Femara medicine should not be used for the treatment of children.
4) It should be used cautiously in old aged patients.
5) Pregnant and breastfeeding mother should not use this medicine without doctor recommendation as use of this medicine may harm the health of unborn baby or nursed child. If in case you become pregnant during the treatment you should immediately consult your doctor or health care professional.
As it is a prescription medicine so it should be atken as prescribed by the doctor or health care professional. If you are taking any prescription, non prescription and herbal medicine you should inform your doctor before taking Femara medicine. The dosage recommended for Femara medicine is 2.5 mg tablet once in a day. Do not increase or decrease the dosage of the medicine on your own without consulting the doctor or health care professional as it may lead serious side effect. Keep all medicines away from children and pet.