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General Information on Ormeloxifene

Generic Name : Ormeloxifene

Latest prescription information about Ormeloxifene. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y42.4 | Therapeutic Classification : Oral Contraceptives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ormeloxifene

India : 

International : 

Novex-Ds, Centron and Sevista

Other Name(s) of Ormeloxifene


Other Name : 

Centchroman

Why is Ormeloxifene Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is one of the selective estrogen receptor, used as a contraceptive or as a treatment for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. 

When should Ormeloxifene 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.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Ormeloxifene?

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 should Ormeloxifene be taken?

It comes as a tablet, to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ormeloxifene?

• Women who desire to be pregnant should discontinue the drug intake.

What are the side effects of Ormeloxifene?

Nausea, headache, rise in blood pressure, weight gain and delayed or prolonged menstrual period.

What are the other precautions for Ormeloxifene?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Ormeloxifene?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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chakri123 

Dear Dr., I am patient of adenomyosis with bulky uterus. I am using Novex Ds since last 1 year, the result is good. May continue taking this drug until my menopause ? Is there any risk/ problem in taking long time?

puja12 

Dear Dr. I am 36 yrs old, married 2 years but no child and have been suffering from Menorrhagia for the past 15 years.I do not have any cyst.I have been under medication all this time, Drs. have advised Deviry, novelon, my Pill and so many others medicines, i have seen on internet Novex 30mg tab twice a week for 3 mths. I would like to know is it safe to take this tablet for so long n what are the side effects. can i take this medicine plz suggest

Jane20 

Dear Dr. I am 38 yrs old, unmarried & have been suffering from Menorrhagia for the past 15 years.I do not have any cyst.I have been under medication all this time, Drs. have advised Deviry, sevista, my Pill & so many others medicines, finally they have put me on Novex 30mg tab twice a week for 3 mths. I would like to know is it safe to take this tablet for so long n what are the side effects.

mksrv 

dear dr, i am 40 yrs old from last 6 months i have periods problems. if bleeding starts it will not stop, so i went to doctor she prescribed Deviry 10 mg and Novex 30 mg, taking this for 15 days will i have regular periods please advise or am i in the menopause please tell

priya13 

Dear Doc, i am 29 years old unmarried. I was sufering from breast pain for which Doctor suggested me Novex 30mg tab and told me to take it on alternate days. So is the tablet safe to take on alternate days.

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