Generic Name : Ormeloxifene Therapeutic Classification : Oral Contraceptives ICD Code : Y42.4
India- Centron Tab, Sevista Tab.
International- Novex-Ds, Centron and Sevista. Other Name : Centchroman Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is one of the selective estrogen receptor, used as a contraceptive or as a treatment for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with polycystic ovarian disease, recent history of jaundice, liver impairment, kidney impairment, abnormal growth of cervix, pregnancy, lactation and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
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. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet, to take by mouth, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Women who desire to be pregnant should discontinue the drug intake. Side Effects :
Nausea, headache, rise in blood pressure, weight gain and delayed or prolonged menstrual period.
*Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.
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