Please note, before you can choose the low cost generic option, please ask your doctor to add the generic drug to your prescription.
What is ADOVA?
- ADOVA contains a medicine called Anastrozole
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
What ADOVA is used for?
- ADOVA is used in women who have finished menopause, for treatment of early breast cancer or treatment of advanced breast cancer, if the cancer has grown, or the disease has spread after tamoxifen therapy
- ADOVA does not work in women with breast cancer who have not finished menopause (premenopausal women)
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you
- are allergic to any of the ingredients in ADOVA
- have not finished menopause (are premenopausal)
- are a man or child
- have had a previous heart problem
- have a condition called osteoporosis
- have high cholesterol
- ADOVA may harm your unborn child
- It is not known if ADOVA passes into breast milk
- If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or plan to get pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor right away
- Take ADOVA exactly as prescribed by your doctor
- Take one ADOVA medicine each day
- ADOVA can be taken with or without food
If you take more ADOVA
- If you have taken more ADOVA than your doctor has prescribed, contact your doctor right away. Do not take any additional ADOVA until instructed to do so by your doctor
If you forget to take ADOVA
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take two doses at the same time
If you stop taking ADOVA
- Do not stop taking this medicine before consulting your doctor
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- excessive amounts of calcium in your blood (hypercalcaemia) or in your urine(hypercalcuria) may occur with large doses
- nausea, diarrhoea, stomach ache
- heartburn (dyspepsia)
- rash, hives, itching
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