RUMIGEST 2MG contains a hormone, the progestogen Dienogest used in the treatment of painful symptoms caused by endometriosis in women who are 18 years of age and older and have had the first menstrual cycle (menarche). It helps in reducing pelvic pain associated with endometrium-like tissues outside the uterus which cause a chronic inflammation (endometriosis).
Endometriosis is a chronic disease which affects women of childbearing age. It is a condition where endometrium-like tissue is found outside the uterus, which causes chronic inflammation leading to painful symptoms, fatigue, and infertility. You must not use any form of birth control measures that contains hormones and hormonal contraceptives of any form.
Always take RUMIGEST 2MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water. Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, blurred vision. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years. The most common side effects are weight gain, depressed mood, problems sleeping, nervousness, loss of interest in sex, or changed mood, headache or migraine, nausea, abdominal pain, wind, swollen tummy or vomiting, acne, hair loss, back pain, breast discomfort, ovarian cyst or hot flushes.