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Fulvestrant
Specialty Drug

Faslodex

FULVESTRANT blocks the effects of estrogen. It is used to treat breast cancer. Compare estrogen Agonist/Antagonists.
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Fulvestrant Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. You will need important blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine or for at least 1 year after stopping it. Women of child-bearing potential will need to have a negative pregnancy test before starting this medicine. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Men should inform their doctors if they wish to father a child. This medicine may lower sperm counts. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information. Do not breast-feed an infant while taking this medicine or for 1 year after the last dose.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

rapid weight gain

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

Difficult or labored breathing

tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

Black, tarry stools

chest pain

chills

cough

fever

flushing or redness of the skin

hives or welts, itching, or rash

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves

painful or difficult urination

severe and sudden headache

slurred speech

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

sudden and severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg

sudden loss of coordination

sudden unexplained shortness of breath

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

vaginal bleeding

vision changes

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Back pain

bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

body aches or pain

bone pain

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

depression

diarrhea

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

dizziness

dryness or soreness of the throat

feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded

feeling of warmth or heat

feeling sad or empty

frequent urge to urinate

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache

hoarseness

irritability

joint pain

lack or loss of appetite

lack or loss of strength

loss of interest or pleasure

lower back or side pain

muscle aches and pains

muscle stiffness

nausea

pain at the injection site

pain in the arms or legs

pelvic pain

shivering

stomach pain

sudden sweating

tender, swollen glands in the neck

trouble concentrating

trouble with swallowing

unable to sleep

voice changes

vomiting

weight loss

Less common

Nervousness

pain, swelling, or redness in the joints

pale skin

Incidence not known

Dizziness or lightheadedness

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

sensation of spinning

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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