AROMASIN® (exemestane tablets) Important Safety Information
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Important Safety Information
Do not take AROMASIN® (exemestane tablets) if you are allergic to AROMASIN or to anything in it. The active ingredient is exemestane.
Let your doctor know if you are taking or applying any medication that has estrogen in it including hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills or patches, or if you are taking any other medicines including over-the counter medicines, herbal supplements, and vitamins as they can affect how well AROMASIN works.
If you become pregnant while taking AROMASIN, talk to your doctor immediately to learn about the potential risks to the baby. Taking AROMASIN during pregnancy or within 1 month of becoming pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use effective birth control (contraceptive) during treatment with AROMASIN and for 1 month after your last dose of AROMASIN.
A serious side effect of AROMASIN is bone loss over time that may increase your risk of bone fractures and weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis). The health of your bones should be carefully monitored by your doctor for any bone loss before and during treatment with AROMASIN. Any bone loss should be treated appropriately.
Before starting to take AROMASIN, have your blood levels checked for Vitamin D deficiency. This is a common condition in women with early breast cancer and should be treated with Vitamin D supplements.
A small number of women had chest pain, heart failure or stroke while taking AROMASIN.
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if AROMASIN passes into your breast milk. Do not breast-feed during treatment with AROMASIN and 1 month after your last dose of AROMASIN.
Common side effects of AROMASIN in women with early breast cancer were:
joint pain, headache
Common side effects of AROMASIN in women with advanced breast cancer were:
Before you take AROMASIN, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have liver or kidney problems.
AROMASIN may cause decreased fertility in males and females. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about fertility.
AROMASIN is used in women who are past menopause for the treatment of:
Early breast cancer (cancer that has not spread outside the breast) in women who:
Have cancer that needs the female hormone estrogen to grow and
Have had other treatments for breast cancer and
Have taken tamoxifen for 2 to 3 years and
Are switching to AROMASIN to complete 5 years in a row of hormonal therapy
Advanced breast cancer (cancer that has spread) after treatment with tamoxifen, and it did not work or is no longer working.
Patients should always ask their doctors for medical advice about adverse events.
You may report an adverse event related to Pfizer products by calling 1-800-438-1985 (US only). If you prefer, you may contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) directly. The FDA has established a reporting service known as MedWatch where health care professionals and consumers can report serious problems they suspect may be associated with the drugs and medical devices they prescribe, dispense, or use. Visit MedWatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
*Terms and conditions
By using the AROMASIN Savings Card (the "Card"), you acknowledge that you currently meet the eligibility criteria and will comply with the terms and conditions described below:
The Card is not valid for prescriptions that are eligible to be reimbursed, in whole or in part, by Medicaid, Medicare or other federal or state healthcare programs (including any state prescription drug assistance programs and the Government Health Insurance Plan available in Puerto Rico [formerly known as "La Reforma de Salud"])
The Card is not valid for prescriptions that are eligible to be reimbursed by private insurance plans or other health or pharmacy benefit programs which reimburse you for the entire cost of your prescription drugs
With the Card you may pay as low as $4 per prescription of AROMASIN for a maximum savings of $300 per 30-day fill. The offer can be used once per month. Patients can receive a maximum savings of $3,600 per year
You must deduct the value received under this program from any reimbursement request submitted to your insurance plan, either directly by you or on your behalf
The Card is not valid for Massachusetts residents whose prescriptions are covered in whole or in part by third-party insurance, or where otherwise prohibited by law
This program cannot be combined with any other rebate/coupon, free trial, or similar offer for the specified prescription
The Card will be accepted only at participating pharmacies
This Card is not health insurance. Offer good only in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The Card is limited to 1 per person during this offering period and is not transferable
Pfizer reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend the program without notice. No membership fees. Card and Program expire 12/31/2018
To learn more about the AROMASIN Savings Card, visit www.AROMASIN.com, call 1-866-562-6151 or write to: Pfizer Inc, PO Box 29387, Mission, KS 66201-9618
*For the AROMASIN Savings Card, terms and conditions apply. Click here. Offer is not health insurance and is only accepted at participating pharmacies. No membership fees.
The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a health care provider. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a health care provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient.
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