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No generic medication is available for Demadex (Torsemide)
What Demadex is and what it is used for
Fareston contains the active substance toremifene, an anti-estrogen. Fareston is used for the treatment of a certain type of breast tumour in women who have had their menopause.
How to take Demadex
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual dose is one 60 mg tablet taken orally, once daily. Fareston can be taken with or without food. 3 If you take more Fareston than you should Contact your doctor, pharmacist or the nearest hospital immediately. Symptoms of overdose may be dizziness and headache. If you forget to take Fareston If you miss one dose take the next tablet as usual and continue treatment as recommended. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet. If you have missed several doses, please inform your doctor and follow his instructions. If you stop taking Fareston The treatment with Fareston should only be stopped when advised by your doctor. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Very common side effects (may affect more than 1 in 10 people )
•hot flushes, sweating.
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people )
•fatigue, dizziness, depression
•nausea (feeling sick), vomiting
•rash, itching, oedema (swelling)
•uterine bleeding, white discharge.
Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
•headache, sleep disorders
•weight increase, constipation, loss of appetite
•thickening of the lining of the womb (endometrial hypertrophy)
•blood clot for example in the lung (thromboembolic events)
•shortness of breath.
Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
•a feeling of spinning (vertigo)
•growth on the lining of the womb (endometrial polyps)
•increase in liver enzymes (increase of liver transaminases).
Very rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
•changes in the lining of the uterus (endometrium), cancer of the lining of the womb (endometrial cancer)
•hair loss (alopecia)
•cloudiness of the eye surface (transient corneal opacity)
•yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice). Frequency not known (cannot be estimated from the available data)
•low number of white blood cells, which are important in fighting infection (leukopenia)
•low number of red blood cells (anaemia)
•low number of platelets (thrombocytopenia)
•inflammation of the liver (hepatitis). You should contact your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following:
•swelling or tenderness in your calf
•unexplained shortness of breath or sudden chest pain 4
•vaginal bleeding or changes in vaginal discharge. Fareston causes certain abnormal changes in the electrical recording of the heart (electrocardiogram or ECG). See section 2 Warnings and precautions.
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly (see details below). By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine. Ireland HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL
•Dublin 2; Tel: +353 1 6764971, Fax: +353 1 6762517. Website: www.hpra.ie e-mail: [email protected] United Kingdom Yellow Card Scheme Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
How to Store Demadex
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
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