Honvan 120Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Fosfestrol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Honvan 120Mg Tablet is used for the treatment of advanced stages of prostate cancer. It is an artificially administered estrogen. The medicine is provided through an intravenous injection or infusion for better absorption of the drug. There are usually no serious side effects.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

Most of the drugs are contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. In such cases, immense precaution is required in the determination of the dosage. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Honvan 120Mg Tablet may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. The doctor should also be informed of any allergies that you may be having of any drug, food or other substance. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Mood Changes

  • Change In Body Weight

  • Metrorrhagia (Menstrual Bleeding At Irregular Intervals)

  • Breast Tenderness

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Breast Enlargement

  • Edema (Swelling)

  • Sexual Dysfunction

  • Fibroids

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

This medicine acts as a synthetic estrogen which works by diffusing into the female reproductive tract, mammary glands, hypothalamus, and pituitary and interacting with the estrogen receptor. This interaction increases the synthesis of various serum proteins and suppresses follicle-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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