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Brand name: Letrozole (Terry White Chemists) TM

Active ingredients: letrozole

What it is used for

Treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive early breast cancer (see Clinical Trials). The safety and efficacy of neoadjuvant use of letrozole has not been established. Letrozole is not indicated in hormone receptor negative disease.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Dark yellow, round, biconvex, film coated tablets. Engraved "APO" on one side, "LET" over "2.5" on the other side.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient letrozole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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