Adova 1mg Strip Of 5 Capsules
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Adova capsules are used for the treatment of hormone replacement therapy. It is indicated for advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women, and it is also used as an early hormonal therapy in early invasive breast cancer....
Uses of Adova 1 MG
- Breast Cancer
Contraindications of Adova 1 MG
- Hypersensitivity to anastrozole
- Pregnant women
- Ischemic (cardiovascular) disease
- Patients with high cholesterol
Side effects of Adova 1 MG
- Hot Flashes
- Peripheral oedema (swelling)
- Dyspnea (difficulty in breathing)
- Prone to fractures (decrease bone mineral density)
Precautions and Warnings of Adova 1 MG
Can Adova be given during pregnancy?
Adova is contraindicated in pregnancy, as animal studies have shown toxic effects on the developing baby.
Can Adova be given during breastfeeding?
There is not enough data on Adova crossing to breast milk. However, your doctor will assess the risk-benefit ratio before prescribing this medication.
Can I drive if I have taken Adova?
The medication may induce side effects like dizziness and blurred vision; you shouldn't drive after taking this medication.
Can I consume alcohol after taking Adova?
No data is available for interaction between alcohol and this medication.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have allergies
- You have history of heart conditions
- You have history of osteoporosis
- You are on estrogen therapy
Mode of Action of Adova 1 MG
How Does It Work?
In postmenopausal women, estrogen is a significant factor for cancer. Anastrazole is a potent non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor, which mainly inhibits estrogen synthesis. However, this medication does not affect the adrenal corticosteroid or aldosterone system of the body. Therefore, anastrozole is preferred for lowering estrogen in postmenopausal women, preventing breast cancer formation....
Directions for Use of Adova 1 MG
Only your doctor can prescribe you Adova, mainly taking one tablet daily. Do not crush, break or chew the tablet. Swallow it whole with water.
Interactions of Adova 1 MG
Interactions with other medicines
Adova should not be used with tamoxifen and oestrogen therapy as it reduces the activity of Adova.
Other general Interactions
Adova can interact with patients suffering from heart disease, increased cholesterol levels, osteoporosis and pregnant women.
Storage and disposal of Adova 1 MG
Store at controlled room temperature, 20-25°C. Keep it away from excess light and moisture. Keep it away from the reach of pets and children.
Dosage of Adova 1 MG
Vomiting and nausea have been seen as associated with overdosing. Therefore, proper monitoring of vitals is required in such conditions. Immediately consult your doctor if overdose symptoms are experienced....
Missed a Dose
If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you have the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previous dose and follow the regular schedule....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I tell my doctor before initiating treatment with Adova
A: You should give a brief medical history to your doctor about any underlying diseases such as osteoporosis, hypertension, or any cardiovascular disorder and about all medicines or supplements you are currently taking. If you are planning for pregnancy or pregnant, make sure you state this to the doctor.
Q: Can mensturating women take Adova?
A: It is contraindicated for menstruating women; however, consult your doctor before taking such medication.
Q: Is Adova tablet safe for heart patients?
A: Adova has shown some interaction with ischemic and cardiovascular conditions; hence, your doctor will better analyse the medical situation and will prescribe after assessing the risk and benefits.
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