Nausea, Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal pain, Bone pain, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Headache, Hot flashes, Injection site swelling, Injection site pain, Loss of appetite, Sore throat, Vomiting, Weakness
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is fulvestrant an aromatase inhibitor/chemo drug/hormone?
No, fulvestrant belongs to group of medication called as estrogen receptor antagonists. It is a chemotherapeutic drug used for the treatment of breast cancer in women who have attained menopause
Q. What is fulvestrant used for?
Fulvestrant is used in the treatment of breast cancer which has spread locally or to other parts of the body, in women who have attained menopause, and have not responded well to treatment with antiestrogen medications
Q. How is fulvestrant administered?
Fulvestrant is administered by in the muscles of the buttocks, one injection on each side, once a month; this is followed by similar doses at intervals of 2 weeks
Q. Does fulvestrant cause hair loss?
Fulvestrant has not been reported to cause hair loss.