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DUB 5MG TABLET

Manufacturer

GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICAL LTD

Composition

NORETHISTERONE-5MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

DUB 5MG TABLET

Product Details

About DUB 5MG TABLET

DUB 5MG TABLET belongs to the class of medicines called progestogens used to treat heavy, painful, or irregular periods, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and endometriosis. Additionally, DUB 5MG TABLET may be used in the treatment of breast cancer. Endometriosis is a disorder in which the uterus's tissue lining (endometrium) grows on the ovaries, bowel, or tissues lining the pelvis. The most common symptom is pelvic pain.

DUB 5MG TABLET contains Norethisterone that works by mimicking the activity of the natural hormone progesterone. Thereby, it restores hormone levels in the body and regulates the growth and shedding of the womb lining. Thus, it helps to treat menstrual disorders.

Take DUB 5MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take DUB 5MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience unusual vaginal bleeding or spotting, dizziness, dry mouth, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, headache, breast pain, and tenderness. Most of these side effects of DUB 5MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to DUB 5MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. DUB 5MG TABLET is not recommended for pregnant women as it may harm the unborn baby. If you are breastfeeding, consult a doctor before taking DUB 5MG TABLET. It is advised to use effective non-hormonal contraceptives such as condoms to avoid pregnancy while taking DUB 5MG TABLET. You are advised to stop smoking while taking DUB 5MG TABLET DUB 5MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of adverse effects.

Uses of DUB 5MG TABLET

Heavy, painful or irregular periods, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Endometriosis, Breast cancer

Directions for Use

Take DUB 5MG TABLET with or without food as advised by your doctor and swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of DUB 5MG TABLET

  • Unusual vaginal bleeding or spotting
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain/cramps
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Breast pain and tenderness

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you are allergic to DUB 5MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. DUB 5MG TABLET is not recommended for pregnant women as it may harm an unborn baby. If you are breastfeeding, consult a doctor before taking DUB 5MG TABLET. It is advised to use effective non-hormonal contraceptives such as condoms to avoid pregnancy while taking DUB 5MG TABLET. You are advised to stop smoking while taking DUB 5MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of adverse effects. If you are about to undergo any surgery, please inform your doctor that you are taking DUB 5MG TABLET as it may increase the effect of certain anesthetics. If you experience sudden shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, sudden, severe, sharp pain in the chest, or cough up blood, stop taking DUB 5MG TABLET and consult a doctor immediately as these might be signs of a blood clot in the lungs.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    The interaction of DUB 5MG TABLET with alcohol is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using DUB 5MG TABLET.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    DUB 5MG TABLET is a category X pregnancy drug and is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may harm the unborn baby. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

  • Breast Feeding

    DUB 5MG TABLET is given to breastfeeding women only if the doctor thinks benefits are greater than risks. Please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    DUB 5MG TABLET usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Liver

    Consult Your Doctor

    DUB 5MG TABLET is not recommended if you have liver disease. However, if you have any concerns regarding this, please consult a doctor.

  • Kidney

    Take DUB 5MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (DUB0006)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

DUB 5MG TABLET contains Norethisterone, a synthetic hormone that works by mimicking the activity of the natural hormone progesterone. Thereby, it restores hormone levels in the body and regulates the growth and shedding of the womb lining. Thus, it helps to treat menstrual disorders.

DUB 5MG TABLET may be used to delay periods. DUB 5MG TABLET keeps progesterone levels high and prevents shedding of the womb lining. However, please consult a doctor before using DUB 5MG TABLET.

DUB 5MG TABLET may increase the risk of a blood clot in the veins of the leg, especially if you are overweight, smoking, or have a history of a blood clot in the lungs or veins, repeated miscarriage or have major surgery, serious injury, or systemic lupus erythematosus (autoimmune disease). Therefore, please inform your doctor if you have any of these conditions before taking DUB 5MG TABLET.

You are not recommended to take DUB 5MG TABLET with rifampicin as it may decrease the levels of DUB 5MG TABLET in blood and reduce its effectiveness. However, please consult a doctor before taking DUB 5MG TABLET with other medicines.

Periods usually resume within 3 days of discontinuing DUB 5MG TABLET. However, please consult a doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

DUB 5MG TABLET may cause changes in blood sugar levels. Therefore, it is advised to regularly monitor blood sugar levels while taking DUB 5MG TABLET and inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking DUB 5MG TABLET.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.

DUB 5MG TABLET

DUB 5MG TABLET

MRP: 57.10

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