Fulvestrant

Updated 
August 31, 2015
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Fulvestrantinfo-icon (Faslodexinfo-icon) is an estrogen receptorinfo-icon antagonistinfo-icon, or ERA, a class of medicineinfo-icon that stops the activity of estrogeninfo-icon on cancer cells to keep them from growing.

How Fulvestrant Is Given

Fulvestrantinfo-icon is given by injectioninfo-icon into the buttocks. For the first month, you will receive two shots every 2 weeks. Afterward, it is given as two injections every 4 weeks.

Side Effects and Things to Remember

Common side effects of fulvestrant are: