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The recommended Aromasin dosage for treating postmenopausal women with breast cancer is 25 mg once daily after a meal. Aromasin is approved for use in women with early breast cancer only after they have had two to three years of tamoxifen. Women who are taking certain other medications may need a higher Aromasin dose (50 mg once daily). Factors that can affect your specific Aromasin dosage include the severity of your breast cancer, other medical conditions you may have, and whether you are taking other medications.

Aromasin Dosage: An Introduction

The dose of Aromasin® (exemestane) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your Aromasin dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
Aromasin Dosage for Breast Cancer
The recommended dose of Aromasin in postmenopausal women is Aromasin 25 mg once daily after a meal. For women with early breast cancer, Aromasin is approved for use after two to three years of tamoxifen (Nolvadex®, Soltamox®) for two to three additional years (for a total of five years of treatment). For women with more advanced breast cancer, Aromasin should be continued until the breast cancer worsens.
 
Women taking certain other medications may need to take a higher dose -- Aromasin 50 mg once daily after a meal (see Aromasin Drug Interactions).
 
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