OVISTERONE SR Tablet 10's

Hormonal Therapy Rx required

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MRP ₹480.00
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INTRODUCTION

OVISTERONE SR contain Dehydroepiandrosterone which belongs to a group of medicine called steroids. It is used for women with having ovary with less reproductive potential and responding poorly in vitro fertilization (IVF). Dehydroepiandrosterone is produced by the outer layer of the adrenal glands, known as the adrenal cortex.  It is an important source of oestrogens in the women which provides maximum percentage of oestrogens before and after menopause. 

OVISTERONE SR gets converted into sex hormones in the body which are essential for the production and development of healthy eggs. The common side effects are oily skin, acne-like bumps, excessive hair growth on the face, enhanced perspiration odour, hair loss, mood changes, voice deepening, masculinization symptoms, breast cancer, prostate cancer.

Always take OVISTERONE SR exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. The common side effects are oily skin, acneiform dermatitis, facial hirsutism, enhanced perspiration odour, acne and hair loss.

USES OF OVISTERONE SR

  • Used for women with diminished ovarian reserve and poor responders undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF)

HOW OVISTERONE SR WORKS

It gets converted into sex hormones in the body which are essential for the production and development of healthy eggs.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take OVISTERONE SR exactly as your doctor has told you. It must be taken with or without food and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. The recommended dose is one tablet once a day.

SIDE EFFECTS OF OVISTERONE SR

COMMON

  • oily skin
  • acneiform dermatitis
  • facial hirsutism
  • enhanced perspiration odour
  • acne
  • hair loss
  • mood changes
  • deepening of voice
  • masculinization symptoms
  • breast cancer, prostate cancer

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

OVISTERONE SR is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

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

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with OVISTERONE SR.

KIDNEY

OVISTERONE SR should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

OVISTERONE SR should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take OVISTERONE SR if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Dehydroepiandrosterone or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

OVISTERONE SR should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases (ischaemic heart disease). Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • any form of cancer or at risk of cancer; DHEA has promoted growth of some tumour types (e.g. breast cancer, prostate cancer)
  • at a risk of breast cancer (in women, including postmenopausal women) and prostate cancer; risk may be higher during DHEA long-term supplementation
  • hypercholesterolaemia (lowering of HDL has occurred during DHEA therapy)
  • history of psychiatric disorders (risk of exacerbation)
  • history of mood disorders

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • any psychotic medication
  • medicines to treat depression
  • medicines such as conjugated oestrogens, esterified oestrogens, oestradiol, oestradiolcypionate, estropipate and ethinylestradiol
  • thyroid hormones

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Dehydroepiandrosterone
Pharmacological Category :   Steroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Used for women with diminished ovarian reserve and poor responders undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT OVISTERONE SR

Can I take OVISTERONE SR during pregnancy?

No, it is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Can stress cause high DHEA levels?

Yes. DHEA concentrations increase in response to both acute and repeated stress.

What does OVISTERONE SR do for fertility?

It promotes early follicle growth and reduce follicle atresia (cell death) leading to an increase in the ovarian response to medications, increased oocyte production and pregnancy rates with IVF.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 1062-1064.

2. Meixiang Zhang,1 Wenbin Niu,1 Yu Wang,2 Jiawei Xu,1 Xiao Bao,1 Linlin Wang,1 Linqing Du,1 and Yingpu Suncorresponding author1. Dehydroepiandrosterone treatment in women with poor ovarian response undergoing IVF or ICSI: a systematic review and meta-analysis. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. 19 Apr 2016. [Accessed 31 Dec 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4974220/

3. Ciplamed, Mar 2015; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Dec 2015] [Accessed 31 Dec 2020] https://www.ciplamed.com/content/prastova-sr-tablets

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

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

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE 75 MG
    Hsn Code
    21069099
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OVISTERONE SR Tablet 10's

OVISTERONE SR Tablet 10's Mkt: Olympus Therapeutics Pvt Ltd

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