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Faslodex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
- What are the possible side effects of fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I receive fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
- How is fulvestrant given (Faslodex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Faslodex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Faslodex)?
- What should I avoid while receiving fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
- What other drugs will affect fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Faslodex)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your fulvestrant injection.
What happens if I overdose (Faslodex)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid while receiving fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect fulvestrant (Faslodex)?
Before you receive fulvestrant, tell your doctor if you are taking a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven).
There may be other drugs that can interact with fulvestrant. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about fulvestrant.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Faslodex Information
- Faslodex Drug Interactions Center: fulvestrant im
- Faslodex Side Effects Center
- Faslodex Overview including Precautions
- Faslodex FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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