Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10'S

Hormonal Therapy Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

DUPHASTON 10MG contain Dydrogesterone which belongs to a group of medicine called pregnadien derivative. Dydrogesterone is a man-made hormone. It is very similar to the hormone “progesterone” made by human body. It is used to treat painful periods, symptoms of endometriosis, infertility due to low level of progesterone, irregular periods, symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, amenorrhoea and prevent unusually heavy or long periods, treat the signs of your menopause (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

The most common side effect of this medicine includes headache, nausea, and breast pain. This medicine may cause bleeding or spotting in between menstrual periods. Inform your doctor, if this occurs frequently. Before taking this medicine, talk your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have ever had any problems with your blood circulation or have diabetes, depression, or liver disease. Your doctor should know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. This medicine is strictly not recommended in young people aged 12-18 years.

USES OF DUPHASTON 10MG

  • Treat painful periods, symptoms of endometriosis, infertility, irregular periods, symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, amenorrhoea, signs of your menopause (Hormone Replacement Therapy)
  • Prevent unusually heavy or long periods

HOW DUPHASTON 10MG WORKS

DUPHASTON 10MG works by regulating the healthy growth and normal shedding of the womb lining. This helps in re-establishing a regular menstrual cycle in conditions such as premenstrual syndrome, painful or absent menstrual periods, and endometriosis where a lack of progesterone causes menstrual problems. It also helps in the treatment of infertility by stimulating the womb lining to prepare for a pregnancy.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take DUPHASTON 10MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the suitable dose depends on the condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DUPHASTON 10MG

SERIOUS

  • swelling of the skin around the face and throat which may cause difficulty in breathing (angioedema)
  • liver problems (including yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), feeling generally unwell with abdominal pain or other liver related changes)
  • allergic reactions (vomiting, diarrhoea, or low blood pressure)
  • dimpling of the skin in your breast, changes in the nipple or lumps (breast cancer)

COMMON

  • headache
  • migraine
  • nausea
  • breast pain/tender breasts
  • painful, heavy, or irregular periods
  • no period or period happening less often than normal

RARE

  • low levels of red blood cells  
  • hypersensitivity reactions
  • fluid retention
  • swelling of the breasts
  • sleepiness
  • increase in the size of tumours affected by progestogen (such as meningioma)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Nausea and vomiting:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Abdominal pain:

Keep try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly. Take smaller and frequent meals. Applying a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids to avoid dehydration. Avoid any other medicines for diarrhoea without talking your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DUPHASTON 10MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

DUPHASTON 10MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause sleepiness or dizziness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with DUPHASTON 10MG.

KIDNEY

DUPHASTON 10MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your docotr for advice.

LIVER

DUPHASTON 10MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases.Consult your docotr for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take DUPHASTON 10MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Dydrogesterone or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

DUPHASTON 10MG is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Before taking, this medicine, consult your doctor.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • phenobarbital, phenytoin, or carbamazepine (used to treat fits (epilepsy))
  • rifampicin, rifabutin, nevirapine, efavirenz (used to treat infection)
  • ritonavir or nelfinavir (used to treat HIV infections)
  • insulin (used to treat HIV infection)
  • herbal medicines such as St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum), valerian root, sage, or ginkgo biloba

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Dydrogesterone
Pharmacological Category :   Progestin
Therapeutic Indication :   Hormone Replacement Therapy
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT DUPHASTON 10MG

Can DUPHASTON 10MG cause abdominal pain?

Yes, this medicine may cause abdominal pain in some individuals. Keep try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly and smaller and frequent meals. Apply a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach.

How does DUPHASTON 10MG works?

It works by regulating the healthy growth and normal shedding of the womb lining. This action help re-establish a regular menstrual cycle in conditions where a lack of progesterone causes menstrual problems such as in premenstrual syndrome, painful or absent menstrual periods, and endometriosis. It also helps in the treatment of infertility by stimulating the womb lining to prepare for a pregnancy.

Can I take DUPHASTON 10MG during breastfeeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Estrogens, Progestins and Contraceptives. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page-318.

2. K P Tumasian, V V Bespoiasnaia, I V Voronovskaia. Treatment of endometriosis in female infertility. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. May- Jun 2001. [Accessed 29 Oct 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11559992/

3. Lu Wang, Hai-Yun Guan, He-Xia Xia, Xiu-Ying Chen, and Wei Zhang. Dydrogesterone treatment for menstrual-cycle regularization in an abnormal uterine bleeding – ovulation dysfunction patients. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. 6 Aug 2020. [Accessed 29 Oct 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7441273/

4. Mylan IRE Healthcare Limited Jan 1985; [Revised on Jun 2017] [ Accessed 29 Oct 2020] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/LicenseSPC_PA2007-005-001_30062017140055.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Anti-Mullerian Hormone
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin
  • Testosterone Total
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    DYDROGESTERONE 10MG
    Hsn Code
    30043919
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Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10'S

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