Tibolone - Drug Information

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General Information on Tibolone

Generic Name : Tibolone

Pronunciation : ti-bo-lone

Latest prescription information about Tibolone. 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 | Therapeutic Classification : Hormones

Trade Names/Brand Names of Tibolone

India : 

International : 

Tibofem, Boltin, Climafem, Climatix, Clitax, Discretal, Femenil A, Femsel, Fomene, Goldar, Heria, Ladybon, Libiam, Lirex, Livial, Liviel, Liviella, Livifem, Menorest, Menotibol, Menotrix, Neotilom, Paraclim, Pauxa, Plenovid, Reduclim, Senalina, Tibelox, Tiboclim, Tibofem, Tibogyn, Tibolon Zentiva, Tibolona Teva, Tibolona, Tibolone Teva, Tibolux, Tibone, Tibonella, Tiboteva, Tinox, Tirovarina, Tobe, Tocline, Ubilon, Xyvion

Why is Tibolone Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a synthetic steroid hormone, prescribed for postmenopausal osteoporosis. 

When should Tibolone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with breast cancer, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, severe liver disease, heart disease and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category D :

There is an evidence of fetal risk based on adverse reaction data, but potential benefits may allow the drug to be used in pregnant women despite risks.

What is the dosage of Tibolone?

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 2.5 mg/day.

How should Tibolone be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Tibolone?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood clot problems, high cholesterol level, high blood pressure, gall stone, uterine fibroids, liver, kidney diseases, severe vaginal bleeding, sugar, epilepsy, migraine, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It should not be used in women within one year of menopause because of irregular periods.
It may affect blood sugar level; dose adjustment needed for anti-diabetic medications.
Patient may experience with high blood pressure, abnormal liver function, bleeding problem; if it is so consult with your doctor.

What are the side effects of Tibolone?

   Most Common : Weight changes, swelling in the ankle, dizziness, headache and depression.
   Genitourinary : Irregular vaginal bleeding.
   General : Abdominal pain, GI disturbances, muscle pain, hair loss, skin rash and itching.

What are the other precautions for Tibolone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Tibolone?

Store in an airtight container and in a cool place.

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jhab1960 

It has seen that after taking Tibomax by my wife, thyride is 93% found. Is there any relation due to taking tibomax medicine.

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