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Brand name: Aromasin

Aromasin is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) exemestane. On this page you will find out more about Aromasin, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: exemestane

Information for medicine and pack size:
Aromasin 25 mg sugar coated tablet, 30

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

AROMASIN is indicated for the sequential adjuvant treatment of estrogen receptor-positive early breast cancer in post-menopausal women who have received prior adjuvant tamoxifen therapy.,AROMASIN is indicated for the treatment of estrogen receptor-positive advanced breast cancer in women with natural or induced postmenopausal status whose disease has progressed following anti-estrogen therapy.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Round, biconvex, off white to slightly greyish tablets, about 6mm in diameter. The tablets are printed on one side "7663" in black.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Dosage Form Tablet, sugar coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
15 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
90 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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Aromasin Tablets - myDr.com.au

Aromasin Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

Read more on myDr – Consumer Medicine Information website

Aromasin (exemestane) information | myVMC

Aromasin (exemestane) is used to treat breast cancer in women who no longer have their menstrual periods, either caused by age or surgical removal of ovary.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Types of hormonal therapy | Cancer Australia

There are different types of hormonal therapy for breast cancer. The type of hormonal therapy recommended for women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer depends on whether the woman has reached menopause

Read more on Cancer Australia website

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