Advacan 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Advacan 0.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Advacan Tablet

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Uses of Advacan Tablet

Advacan 0.5mg Tablet is used in Breast cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Lung cancer and Kidney cancer.
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Side effects of Advacan Tablet

Common

Weakness, Sinus inflammation, Infection, Fever, Cough, Fatigue, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Otitis media (infection of ear), Diarrhoea, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Advacan Tablet

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 Advacan 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Advacan Tablet works

Advacan 0.5mg tablet suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

In Depth Information on Advacan Tablet

Expert advice for Advacan Tablet

  • Do not start everolimus and consult your doctor if you have liver problems, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, had a recent surgery or have unhealed wound after surgery, have infection, previously had hepatitis, are pregnant or breast-feeding or have intolerance to some sugars.
  • Seek medical advice if you have increased thirst or increased frequency of urination, if you get any infection, suffer from shortness of breath, cough or fever, need to receive any vaccination after taking everolimus.
  • Everolimus may affect male or female fertility; consult your doctor if you are planning to have a child.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking everolimus as it may cause fatigue.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Advacan 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Advacan 0.5mg Tablet 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
CAUTION
Advacan 0.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Advacan 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Advacan 0.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Advacan 0.5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Advacan 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Everolimus

Advacan is a targeted therapy drug (mTOR inhibitor) and not a traditional chemotherapeutic agent
Advacan is not cytotoxic, it is a biological therapy for breast cancer
Advacan is administered 10 mg once daily orally as tablet with a glass of water
Generally Advacan works for about 30 hours, however it may depend on the individual taking the medicine.
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