Femara Overdose

Because so few people have overdosed on Femara, it is unclear what exactly to expect from a Femara overdose. In many cases, treatment for a Femara overdose will not be necessary. However, if the Femara overdose has been occurring over a long period of time, supportive care may be needed to treat symptoms that result from the overdose.

An Introduction to Femara Overdose

Femara® (letrozole) is a prescription medication used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is part of a group of medications called aromatase inhibitors.
 
The effects of a Femara overdose will vary depending on a number of factors, including how much of the drug was taken and whether it was taken with any other medicines, alcohol, street drugs, or a combination of these.
 
If you believe you may have overdosed on Femara, seek immediate medical attention.
 

What Does the Research Say About Femara Overdose?

It is not known what exactly to expect from a Femara overdose. In the few known cases of people overdosing on the drug, no serious effects occurred.
 

Treatment for a Femara Overdose

Given that there have been so few cases of people taking too much Femara, it is unknown what the best treatment is for a Femara overdose. Many people who take too much of the drug typically will not require any treatment. If long-term overdose has occurred, however, treatment may be necessary. This treatment may include supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose.
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