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Aromasin

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INDICATIONS

Adjuvant Treatment Of Postmenopausal Women

AROMASIN is indicated for adjuvant treatment of postmenopausal women with estrogen-receptor positive early breast cancer who have received two to three years of tamoxifen and are switched to AROMASIN for completion of a total of five consecutive years of adjuvant hormonal therapy [see Clinical Studies].

Advanced Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women

AROMASIN is indicated for the treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose disease has progressed following tamoxifen therapy [see Clinical Studies].

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Recommended Dose

The recommended dose of AROMASIN in early and advanced breast cancer is one 25 mg tablet once daily after a meal.

  • adjuvant treatment of postmenopausal women with estrogen-receptor positive early breast cancer who have received two to three years of tamoxifen and are switched to AROMASIN for completion of a total of five consecutive years of adjuvant hormonal therapy.
  • the treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose disease has progressed following tamoxifen therapy.

Dose Modifications

Concomitant use of strong CYP 3A4 inducers decreases exemestane exposure, For patients receiving

AROMASIN with a strong CYP 3A4 inducer such as rifampicin or phenytoin, the recommended dose of AROMASIN is 50 mg once daily after a meal [see DRUG INTERACTIONS and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].

HOW SUPPLIED

Dosage Forms And Strengths

AROMASIN Tablets are round, biconvex, and off-white to slightly gray. Each tablet contains 25 mg of exemestane. The tablets are printed on one side with the number “7663” in black.

Storage And Handling

AROMASIN Tablets are round, biconvex, and off-white to slightly gray. Each tablet contains 25 mg of exemestane. The tablets are printed on one side with the number “7663” in black.

AROMASIN is packaged in HDPE bottles with a child-resistant screw cap, supplied in packs of 30 tablets.

30-tablet HDPE bottle NDC 0009-7663-04

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°–30°C (59°–86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Distributed by: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company, Division of Pfizer Inc., NY, NY 10017. Revised: May 2014

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/23/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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