Generic Name : Dydrogesterone Therapeutic Classification : Progestins ICD Code : (Y42.5-Y42.6)
India- Duphaston. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a progestogen hormone, prescribed for endometriosis, miscarriage, menstrual disorders, infertility, and premenstrual syndrome. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with undiagnosed abnormal vaginal bleeding, blood clot disorder, stroke, incomplete abortion, breast cancer, liver dysfunction, pregnancy, and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10 mg 2-3 times/day. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood clot disorder, kidney impairment, heart disease, epilepsy, asthma, migraine, fluid retention, and breastfeeding.
* Monitor closely eye vision and symptoms of blood clot disorders.
* It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Dizziness, nausea, headache, fatigue, emotional lability, irritability; abdominal pain, musculoskeletal pain.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store the medication as directed by your physician.
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