Fareston is a prescription medication that is used to treat metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Fareston contains the drug toremifene and works by blocking estrogen in the body to prevent it from reaching cancer cells. Certain types of breast cancer need estrogen to grow.
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:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Fareston include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of toremifene:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Fareston?
If you miss a dose of Fareston, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Fareston?
Fareston is available in strengths of 60mg.