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Faslodex Patient Information including How Should I Take

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I receive fulvestrant (Faslodex)?

You should not receive this medication if you are allergic to fulvestrant, or if you are pregnant.

To make sure you can safely receive fulvestrant, tell your doctor if you have other medical conditions, especially:

  • liver disease;
  • a bleeding or blood clotting disorder; or
  • thrombocytopenia (a low level of platelets in the blood).

FDA pregnancy category D. Do not use fulvestrant if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Use effective birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether fulvestrant passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using fulvestrant.

How is fulvestrant given (Faslodex)?

Fulvestrant is injected into a muscle of your buttock. Your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider will give you this injection.

Fulvestrant is usually given once every 2 weeks at first, and then once a month. Do not miss any scheduled appointments.

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