FASLODEXTM
(fulvestrant)

FASLODEXTM is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of oestrogen receptor positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women:

  • Not previously treated with endocrine therapy, or
  • With disease relapse on or after adjuvant antioestrogen therapy, or disease progression on antioestrogen therapy

Faslodex is also indicated in combination with palbociclib for the treatment of hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in women who have received prior endocrine therapy.

  • In pre- or perimenopausal women, the combination treatment with palbociclib should be combined with a luteinising hormone releasing hormone agonist.

Prescribing Information

FASLODEXTM 250mg solution for injection (fulvestrant)

Consult Summary of Product Characteristics before prescribing. 

Indication

Faslodex is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of oestrogen receptor positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women not previously treated with endocrine therapy, or with disease relapse on or after adjuvant antioestrogen therapy, or disease progression on antioestrogen therapy.

Faslodex is also indicated in combination with palbociclib for the treatment of hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in women who have received prior endocrine therapy. In pre- or perimenopausal women, the combination treatment  with palbociclib should be combined with a luteinising hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist. 

Presentation

One pre-filled syringe contains 250mg fulvestrant in 5ml solution. Each pack contains two pre-filled syringes. Safety needles (BD SafetyGlide) are also provided.