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Medicine Overview of Ovashield DS Tablet
Uses of Ovashield DS Tablet
Ovashield DS Tablet is used in the treatment of Breast cancer.
Side effects of Ovashield DS Tablet
Hypercholesterolaemia, Hot flushes, Increased sweating, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Fatigue.
How to use Ovashield DS 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 Ovashield DS Tablet at a fixed time.
How Ovashield DS Tablet works
Ovashield ds tablet 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 Ovashield DS Tablet
Expert advice for Ovashield DS Tablet
- Letrozole should not be given to children and adolescents up to 17 years of age.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as you feel dizzy, tired, drowsy or unwell while taking letrozole.
- Do not take letrozole if you are allergic to letrozole or any other ingredient of tablet or intolerance to some sugars (lactose).
- Do not take letrozole if you still have menstrual periods; severe liver or kidney disease; history of or are susceptible to brittle bones (osteoporosis) or bone fracture.
- Avoid using letrozole if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Special precautions for Ovashield DS Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ovashield DS Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Ovashield DS Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Ovashield DS Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Ovashield DS Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d+more
isease. No dose adjustment of Ovashield DS Tablet is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evafem 2mg Tablet, Premarin 1.25mg Tablet, Tibofem 2.5mg Tablet, Honvan 120mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Letrozole, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Ovashield DS NA Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Letrozole
Ovashield ds is not a steroid, hormone, selective estrogen receptor modulator or cytotoxic drug. Ovashield ds is an aromatase inhibitor.
Q. Can I take Ovashield ds with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, zinc?
Ovashield ds can be taken with ibuprofen/Advil, vitamins, paracetamol, glucosamine, magnesium, and zinc. However, please consult your doctor before use.
Q. Does Ovashield ds cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, water retention, high blood pressure, bloating, and acne?
Ovashield ds may cause hair loss, headache, insomnia, bloating, and high blood pressure. Ovashield ds does not cause water retention and acne.
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