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HONVAN 120MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 219.50 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for HONVAN

Fosfestrol(120mg)

food interaction for HONVAN

alcohol interaction for HONVAN

pregnancy interaction for HONVAN

lactation interaction for HONVAN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Honvan 120mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Honvan 120mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for HONVAN

Fosfestrol(120mg)

Uses

Honvan 120mg tablet is used in prostate cancer.

How it works

Honvan 120mg tablet belongs to the class of the medications called as antineoplastic agents. It is an inactive synthetic estrogen (female sex hormone) which is converted in the body to active estrogen. Prostate cancer grows more rapidly under the influence of androgen (male sex hormone). Fosfesterol acts by lowering the blood levels of androgen thereby stopping cancer growth.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Perineal pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fever, Increased blood pressure, Loss of appetite, Itching

SUBSTITUTES for HONVAN

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Expert advice for HONVAN

  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, cardiovascular disease, disease of the blood vessels in and around the brain (cerebrovascular disease), disorders that increase the risk of blood clots in the blood vessels (thromboembolic disorders), high blood pressure (hypertension) and liver disease.
  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient.
  • Do not take if allergic to fosfestrol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if Pregnant or breastfeeding women.
  • Do not give to Children.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 May, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)