HONVAN TABLET is used in the treatment of prostate cancer in male. is also used to relieves the urinary symptoms, such as poor flow, by shrinking the tumour.
Side Effects :
• abdominal cramps • impotence • skin rashes • visual disturbances • yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice) • abnormal enlargement of breasts in men (gynaecomastia) • fever (pyrexia) • retention of water in the body tissues (fluid retention) • high blood calcium level (hypercalcaemia) • dizziness • bone pain • loss of appetite • blood clots in the blood vessels (thrombosis) that may detach and travel in the circulation to another area of the body (thromboembolism) • nausea and vomiting
HONVAN TABLET comes as tablet to be taken by mouth. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully. Take this medicine exactly as directed by physician.
HONVAN TABLET works by lowering blood levels of androgens(male sex hormones), counteract their effects at the tumour site and cause the tumour to reduce in size.
Pregnancy: Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy before using any medicine. Alcohol: No data is available. Consult your doctor. Driving: can cause visual disturbances. If you affected, do not drive or use machine until your vision is clear. Kidney: No data is available. Consult your doctor. LIver: Use with caution in liver disease.
• Not to be used in known sensitivity or allergy to it. • If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor immediately. • Use with caution in: - diabetes - disease involving the heart and blood vessels (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) - people over the age of 75 years
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.