FAQs ABOUT DRONIS 20MCG
Can I stop taking DRONIS 20MCG once my acne gets reduced?
No. Do not stop taking DRONIS 20MCG unless your doctor advises you to do so because sudden termination of DRONIS 20MCG will not provide any expected results. Acne caused by hormonal changes may require long term treatment. Kindly use DRONIS 20MCG as advised by the doctor.
Can DRONIS 20MCG be used to treat acne in men?
No. DRONIS 20MCG is used to reduce acne only in females (aged 14 years or above) who wish to take oral contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. It is not intended for use in men. Kindly consult your doctor before taking.
How and when should I take DRONIS 20MCG for acne and PMDD?
Take DRONIS 20MCG strictly as advised by your physician. Swallow DRONIS 20MCG with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. DRONIS 20MCG can be taken with or without meals. Try to take DRONIS 20MCG at the same time each day. Do not miss any dose of DRONIS 20MCG in between the therapy, as it may reduce its effectiveness. Missing doses in between the therapy may lead to bleeding or spotting.
What precautions need to be followed while taking DRONIS 20MCG?
Before taking DRONIS 20MCG inform your doctor if you have any family history of breast cancer or are suffering from depression. You must also inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems, blood clots, diabetes, high blood cholesterol or migraine headaches. Regularly monitor your health condition by periodic blood test and breast examination to avoid the risk of side effects while taking DRONIS 20MCG. Never skip or miss a dose of DRONIS 20MCG. Do not smoke while using DRONIS 20MCG as it can increase the risk of side effects.
Is it safe to take DRONIS 20MCG immediately after delivery?
No. Do not take DRONIS 20MCG immediately after delivery. Consult your doctor before taking because DRONIS 20MCG may increase the risk of blood clots in such patients. It is advisable to take DRONIS 20MCG only after 4 weeks post-delivery. However, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can DRONIS 20MCG be used in children?
DRONIS 20MCG should be used with caution in post pubertal female children aged below 18 years. It is not intended for use in male children and in female children who have not attained puberty. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can DRONIS 20MCG be used in post-menopausal women?
DRONIS 20MCG is a contraceptive pill used to prevent pregnancy. It is not intended for use in post-menopausal women.
Can DRONIS 20MCG be used to treat acne in pregnant women?
DRONIS 20MCG is strictly not recommended for use in pregnant women and in women who think that they might become pregnant. If you become pregnant accidentally while undergoing therapy with DRONIS 20MCG, stop taking DRONIS 20MCG and inform your doctor immediately.
Do DRONIS 20MCG cause cancer?
Studies have shown that DRONIS 20MCG may cause breast cancer in some individuals. This is predominant particularly in patients who had or have a family of breast cancer. Therefore, inform your doctor if you or anyone of your family member has breast cancer before taking DRONIS 20MCG as a precaution. Also, during therapy with DRONIS 20MCG, your doctor would periodically monitor your breasts and overall health to avoid the risk of breast cancer. The risk of breast tumours gradually decreases after stopping DRONIS 20MCG therapy.
Can the use of DRONIS 20MCG cause unexpected bleeding?
Yes. Irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting may occur while you are taking DRONIS 20MCG. Such bleeding may be temporary and usually does not indicate any serious problems. However, consult your doctor if you experience prolonged painful bleeding.
Can DRONIS 20MCG cause abortion?
DRONIS 20MCG works by suppressing ovulation and fertilization which ultimately leads to menstruation at the end of the menstrual cycle. It is not capable for causing abortion.
Can the use of DRONIS 20MCG cause depression?
Yes. DRONIS 20MCG may make you feel depressed. This is because DRONIS 20MCG works by controlling the hormones which can exerts its influence on the mood and mental health. If you feel depressed, or have thoughts of harming or killing yourself, consult your doctor immediately.
What to do if I forgot to take DRONIS 20MCG?
If you have missed a dose of DRONIS 20MCG, take proper safety measures such as usage of condoms to avoid pregnancy. Do not take a double dose of DRONIS 20MCG to compensate the missed ones. Spotting or sudden bleeding can occur in case if you miss to take DRONIS 20MCG.
Will the use of DRONIS 20MCG change the length of menstrual cycle?
Yes. There are changes for sudden spotting or vaginal bleeding while taking DRONIS 20MCG. But there has been no reported evidence for long menstrual cycles.
Will the use of DRONIS 20MCG produce complete protection from pregnancy?
Yes. DRONIS 20MCG will provide complete protection from pregnancy when all the doses are taken correctly and regularly. But, if you miss any dose of DRONIS 20MCG, it will not be effective, and you may have higher chances of becoming pregnant.
Is the use of condemn necessary while using DRONIS 20MCG?
No. It is not required to use condemn while taking DRONIS 20MCG. But if you miss any dose of DRONIS 20MCG, you should use condoms to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
Does DRONIS 20MCG stops periods?
No. DRONIS 20MCG is a birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. It prevents ovulation and creates unfavourable environment for a fertilized egg to implant and grow in the uterus. It is not proven to stop periods. However, it may delay your periods or can cause irregular or scanty periods.
Can DRONIS 20MCG cause hair loss?
DRONIS 20MCG very rarely cause hair loss in patients. Consult your doctor if you experience severe hair loss.
How long can I take DRONIS 20MCG?
Take DRONIS 20MCG for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. You may be advised to take DRONIS 20MCG every day regularly without fail. One course would usually last up to 24 days (approximately a month). However, your doctor will decide the duration of therapy for you. Never miss or skip a dose of DRONIS 20MCG as may reduce the contraceptive effects or may cause bleeding in between the menstrual cycle.