Aromasin (exemestane) is a medication used to treat certain types of breast cancer in women after menopause. Exemestane is used to prevent cancer from returning by decreasing the amount of estrogen in the body, which slows down or reverses the growth of certain breast cancers. This drug is typically not used for women of childbearing age. </p
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Common side effects of Aromasin include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of exemestane .
Why is it dangerous to take this drug while pregnant?
This drug can harm an unborn baby if it’s taken during pregnancy. It is intended for use during or after menopause. If you need this drug before menopause, it is important to discuss reliable forms of birth control with your doctor. This medication passes into breast milk as well and may cause harm to the infant, so it is recommended not to breastfeed for at least a month after stopping treatment.