This medication is one of the selective estrogen receptor, used as a contraceptive or as a treatment for dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
Contraindicated in patients with polycystic ovarian disease, recent history of jaundice, liver impairment, kidney impairment, abnormal growth of cervix, pregnancy, lactation and hypersensitivity.
Adult: PO- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding- 60 mg twice a week for the 1st 12 week, then 60 mg/week for up to next 12 week.
Contraception- 30 mg twice a week for the 1st 12 week, then 30 mg/week from 13th week onwards. Take 1st tab on the 1st day of menstrual cycle. Follow dose irrespective of menstrual periods.
It comes as a tablet, to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.
• Women who desire to be pregnant should discontinue the drug intake.
Nausea, headache, rise in blood pressure, weight gain and delayed or prolonged menstrual period.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.
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