Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Composition for Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Primarily used for

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Lactation
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5 soft gelatin capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Uses of Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule

Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is used in the treatment of breast cancer.
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Side effects of Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Headache, Hot flushes, Nausea, Skin rash, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Osteoporosis, Weakness.

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How to use Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule at a fixed time.

How Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule works

Adova 1mg soft gelatin capsule lowers the amount of estrogen (natural female hormone) produced in the body. This can lower or stop the growth of some breast cancer cells that need estrogen to grow.

In Depth Information on Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule

Expert advice for Adova Soft Gelatin Capsule

  • Do consult your doctor before taking anastrozole, if you are not sure that you have reached menopause (the time in a woman’s life when her menstrual periods stop).
  • Use with caution if you have heart disease problems, problem related to blood circulation, severe liver disease, high blood levels of cholesterol, if you have osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones) or low levels of mineral in your bones that affects its strength (low bone mineral density).
  • Avoid using amiodarone if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do contact your doctor immediately if you experience signs of a stroke or serious blood clot- sudden numbness or weakness (particularly on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is usafe to use during lactat
ion. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule may make you feel dizzy, slee
py, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Anastrozole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Adova 1mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Anastrozole

No. Adova is a non-steroidal drug used in the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids. It is not a hormone
Yes. Adova is a non-steroidal chemo drug. It is used as a part of chemotherapy or with other chemotoxic agents in the treatment of early-stage or advanced breast cancer in post-menopausal women
No. Adova is not a controlled substance and does not have a potential for addiction and abuse. It is not an illegal drug
Q. Is anastrozole better than tamoxifen?
Anastrozole and tamoxifen are two different drugs with similar uses but different mechanism of action and so cannot be compared
Yes. Arimidex is a trade name for active drug Adova
Q. Can I take anastrozole/arimidex with proviron/ glucosamine/ melatonin/ aspirin/ turmeric/ ibuprofen?
Anastrozole (trade name: arimidex) has no known serious interaction with mesterolone (trade name: proviron), glucosamine, melatonin, aspirin, turmeric or ibuprofen. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
Yes. Increase in body weight, hair loss, high blood pressure, inflammation of joints (arthritis), raised blood levels of cholesterol and joint pain are among the possible side effects of Adova
Q. Does anastrozole increase testosterone?
No. Anastrozole has no known effect in raising testosterone levels
Adova has no known effect on breast enlargement in men. ‘Gyno’ is a slang word used commonly among body builders for gynecomastia (enlargement of breasts in men).
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