Exemestane

FDA Approved: * April 1, 2011
Pharm Company: * ROXANE
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Exemestane Overview

Exemestane, sold under the brand name Aromasin among others, is a medication used to treat breast cancer. It is a member of the class of antiestrogens known as aromatase inhibitors. Some breast cancers require estrogen to grow. Those cancers have estrogen receptors (ERs), and are called ER-positive. They may also be called estrogen-responsive, hormonally-responsive, or hormone-receptor-positive. Aromatase is an enzyme that synthesizes estrogen. Aromatase inhibitors block the synthesis of estr...

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Round orange pill with FP

I found this pill while cleaning between my couch pillows. I have a picture of it if there is a way to post. The other side of the pill has a line so you can cut equally in half. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance. ## I have also found a pill that is round orange with one side a line and other side says FP and I looked around my boyfriends stuff and found a packet of them. It is call Exemestane 25 mg from freedom pharma it is a part of his cycle of steroids he is doing a round of anadrol this time and he take not just the shot but 4 different pills. I hope this helps. I believe it is an estrogen based pill but don't quote me now u have a name to look up and see what it is. Good luck and if u have any other questions I am sure I can answer ## Thank you for yo...

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exemestan heartburn

I haven't seen heartburn listed specifically as a side effect, but have been experiencing a lot lately. I have not previously had a problem with this. Also have a lot of tingling in right hand, maybe associated with some disk disintegration that was a problem 15 years ago. ## Hello, Meg! How are you? It has been known to cause various gastro-intestinal issues as side effects, according to the FDA, even ulcers in some rare cases, so heartburn isn't actually surprising. It can also cause some pain and musculoskeletal issues, but it would be best to have that checked out by your doctor to be safe. Is there anything else I can help with?

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IS EXEMESTANE MADE BY ALVOGEN THE SAME QUALITY AS GREENSTONE

I HAVE TAKEN EXEMESTANE MADE BY GREENSTONE FOR TWO YEARS. NOW THE PHARMACY HAS SWITCHED BO EXEMESTANE MADE BY ALVOGEN. ARE THEY OF EQUAL QUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS ## Hello, Katie! How are you? Yes, it has to be proven to be of the same quality and efficacy to be available on the U.S. market. The FDA lists this medication as being used to treat great cancer. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, visual disturbances, headache, insomnia and depression. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Exemestane side affects

I have been taking Exemestane for 2-1/2 months. My hands are numb and also tingling. The pain with the tingling is so bad. It lasts about two minutes and then just feels numb. Also have hip/lower back pain. Called my doc about the hands and she said go off Exemestne for two weeks and see if it goes away. She thinks I have carpal tunnel. I was on Tamoxifan for one year but changed due to horrible leg cramps. Then put on Anastrozole and stopped after two weeks due to body rash. Now I truly believe I am having reaction to Exemestane. ## Hello, Cc! How are you? I'm very sorry about your health problem and the issues you've been having with the medications. Cancer medications are notorious for causing side effects and most of them do make people miserable. However, the numbness isn...

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Exemestane

I'm taking exemestane for 7 weeks now and I have aches in my shoulder collar bone and lower back I have bouts if indigestion which gives pain in my shoulder blades. I was only on tamoxafen for 6 months when I was switched but I don't class myself as post menopause as I had a period when I came off tamoxafen but nothing again for 3 months. I get worried that these aches and pains in my upper body could be Bc again and I'm so scared.i had a mastectomy in feb 2012. Also my scar feels tight and lumpy. I had another biopsy and it confirmed scar tissue but it has been feeling more uncomfortable these last few weeks, can scar tissue increase ? It's so worrying I'm fed up of feeling achy dies anyone experience these things. ## Based on your description, it sounds like you...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Exemestane
  • Tablet: 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Exemestane: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0080 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0378-5001 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0832-0595 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Upsher-smith Laboratories, Inc.
  • 47781-108 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Alvogen Inc.
  • 59762-2858 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Greenstone LLC
  • 60687-132 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by American Health Packaging
  • 68382-383 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (Usa) Inc.
  • 69097-316 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Cipla USA Inc.
  • 70771-1374 Exemestane 25 mg Oral Tablet by Cadila Healthcare Limited

Other drugs which contain Exemestane or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Exemestane side affects
I have been taking Exemestane for 2-1/2 months. My hands are numb and also tingling. The pain with the tingling is so ba... 1 reply
Exemestane
I'm taking exemestane for 7 weeks now and I have aches in my shoulder collar bone and lower back I have bouts if ind... 1 reply
IS EXEMESTANE MADE BY ALVOGEN THE SAME QUALITY AS GREENSTONE
I HAVE TAKEN EXEMESTANE MADE BY GREENSTONE FOR TWO YEARS. NOW THE PHARMACY HAS SWITCHED BO EXEMESTANE MADE BY ALVOGEN. A... 1 reply
intravenous formulation of exemestane
please give me ans for why exemestain intravenous formulation not available what problame occure for this formulaton...




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