This medication is used to treat certain types of breast cancer.
Do not share this medication with others.
Store at room temperature no higher than 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
Fareston Fareston tab 60 mg (Toremifene)
How To Use
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: Use exactly as directed by mouth, usually one tablet once daily.
Treatment is generally continued as long as your condition improves or remains the same.
Hot flashes, sweating, nausea, vaginal discharge, dry eyes or dizziness may occur.
If these persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.
Report promptly any vision problems.
Unlikely but report promptly any chest pain, irregular heart beats, difficulty breathing, vomiting, fatigue, ankle or leg swelling/pain, mood/mental changes, muscle weakness, constipation, bone or stomach pain, rash, yellowing eyes or skin and vaginal bleeding.
Very unlikely but report promptly any one-sided weakness, speech problems, fainting, persistent sore throat, fever and easy bruising or bleeding.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, including any allergies (especially drug allergies), bone cancer (metastases), history of blood vessel disease or blood disorder, liver disease or history of uterine (womb) problems (endometrial hyperplasia).
Limit alcohol intake, as it may enhance certain side effects.
Since this drug may cause dizziness or fatigue, use caution if operating machinery or performing hazardous tasks.
Contact lens wearers may develop some eye dryness.
This drug is not indicated for use in children.
This drug is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
Consult your doctor before using this drug.
It is not known whether this drug is excreted into breast milk.
Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially certain diuretics ("water pills" such as hydrochlorothiazide), "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin) and certain anti-seizure medications (e.g., phenobarbital, phenytoin and carbamazepine).
Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.