Strantas Injection 5ml


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FULVESTRANT 250MG
By Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Rs.13,300.08
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Drug Information for Strantas Injection 5ml

What is STRANTAS Injection used for?

STRANTAS Injection is used for the treatment of hormone-related breast cancer. It is indicated for post-menopausal women with metastatic breast cancer. In most of the cases, the drug is used in combination with other anti-cancer drugs.

STRANTAS Injection may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does STRANTAS Injection work?

A hormone called oestrogen stimulates the growth of certain types of cancers. STRANTAS Injection belongs to the class of drugs called anti-oestrogens. The drug acts by downregulating the oestrogen mechanisms, which inhibits the growth of breast cancer cells.

How to administer STRANTAS Injection ?

The dosage and the drug form depends on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual.

STRANTAS Injection is available in the form of an injection. Therefore, it should be administered only under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

If you miss a dose of STRANTAS Injection , consult your doctor immediately.

What are the drugs that interact with STRANTAS Injection ?

Warfarin is the only drug known to interact with STRANTAS Injection . Consult your doctor for potential drug interactions.

What are the side effects of STRANTAS Injection ?

The following are the most common side effects of STRANTAS Injection :

  • Arthralgia
  • Back pain
  • Bone pain
  • Headache
  • Inflammation at the injection site
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Rapid weight gain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of face, arms, hands and feet

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while on STRANTAS Injection injection?

  • Avoid using STRANTAS Injection medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on STRANTAS Injection
  • Be cautious while taking STRANTAS Injection if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
  • Avoid using STRANTAS Injection medication if you have any bleeding disorders.

What should you tell your doctor before using STRANTAS Injection injection?

  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to STRANTAS Injection .
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing liver disease, kidney disease, or osteoporosis.
  • Inform your doctor about the current menstrual condition.

Frequently Asked Questions about STRANTAS Injection

  1. How should STRANTAS Injection be stored?
  2. STRANTAS Injection should be refrigerated (2 – 8OC). Keep the medicine away from direct sunlight.

  3. How long can I take STRANTAS Injection ?
  4. STRANTAS Injection should be used for prescribed duration. Please consult your doctor if the course is completed.

  5. How is STRANTAS Injection therapy given?
  6. STRANTAS Injection is administered into the muscles of the buttocks as two 5 mL injections. The usual dose of STRANTAS Injection is 500 mg on days 1, 15, and 29 and followed by once in a month.

  7. Is it safe to alter the dose of the STRANTAS Injection ?
  8. No, STRANTAS Injection dose depends on the complexity of breast cancer. Therefore, altering the dose is not advised.

  9. How much time does STRANTAS Injection take to show its effect?
  10. The drug, STRANTAS Injection takes about one month to show its effect.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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