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Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's

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Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd

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About Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's refers to the class of drugs known as steroid hormones. It is also used in combination with estrogens for hormone replacement therapy in menopausal women and low sex hormone levels in women. Infertility is the inability to conceive within 12 months. On the other hand, Premenstrual syndrome comprises signs and symptoms like mood swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability, and depression. It occurs during certain days of the menstrual periods in females, generally just before their menses.

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is a female hormone that controls women's ovulation and menstruation. Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's causes secretive changes in the endometrium lining of the uterus, promotes the development of the breast, relaxes the uterus, blocks the maturation and release of the follicle, and retains pregnancy.

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is available in various forms which can be taken by mouth, vagina, through injection into the muscle and other routes. Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is also available in the vaginal ring and intrauterine (IU) device which is used for birth control. You can take Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's without food and preferably in the evening or at bedtime. In some cases you may have breast tenderness, swelling in other parts of the body, headaches, migraines, mood swings, depression, acne, tummy (abdominal) pain, back pain, and vaginal bleeding. Most of these side effects of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Using Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's may increase the risk of blood clots. Make sure that before taking this medicine you inform your doctor if you have, or have had breast cancer, unusual bleeding in the vagina, or liver disease, or any other health problems. If you are taking any other medicine or are allergic to any medicine, please inform your doctor. Avoid smoking and alcohol to prevent any kind of unpleasant side-effect. Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's should not be used to prevent heart disease or dementia, because this medicine may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions.

Uses of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's

Infertility, Prevention of miscarriages, Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Irregular menses cycle, dysmenorrhoea( painful periods),  endometriosis (A disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus), , Treatment of threatened and habitual abortion, associated with proven progesterone deficiency.

Medicinal Benefits

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is a female hormone that regulates ovulation and menstruation in women. It helps in maintaining a healthy womb lining during the pregnancy stage. Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's helps in initiating the menses cycle (periods) in women who have not yet reached menopause. Besides this, it also prevents overgrowth of the uterus in postmenopausal women who are taking estrogen as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is used for the regulation of the uterine lining in postmenopausal women receiving estrogens who have not removed their uterus through surgery. It also helps to treat the condition of amenorrhea (cessation or irregular menses cycle for more than three months). It is also given in combination with estrogens as part of menopausal replacement therapy. The injection form of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is prescribed for treating abnormal bleeding from the uterus along with irregular or ceased menstrual cycle. The intravaginal gel form of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's assist in reproductive technology for infertile women with progesterone deficiency or irregular or ceased menstrual cycle. Vaginal insert form of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's supports early pregnancy and implantation of an embryo in the uterus. Off-label use of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's helps in reducing the risk of preterm birth.

Directions for Use

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's

Like all medicines, Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may observe common side effects like abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, headache, dizziness, depression, breast tenderness, hot flushes, vaginal discharge, joint pain, and urinary problems. Some might also experience nausea, fatigue, headache, somnolence, dizziness, vaginal haemorrhage, and pruritus. Most of the side effects of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent or if you experience any other side-effect continuously while taking Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's with estrogens should not be used to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia. Using Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's with estrogens may increase the chance of getting heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer, and blood clots. In some cases, the use of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's with estrogen may produce dementia among women age 65 and older. Do not use Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic to peanuts, have unusual vaginal bleeding, have or had any type of cancers (breast or uterus cancer), or undergoing estrogen plus progestin treatment. Tell your doctor before using Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's if you have had a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, liver problems, kidney problems, pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant, asthma (wheezing), epilepsy (seizures), diabetes, migraine, endometriosis, lupus, heart problems, thyroid, or have high calcium levels in your blood. Use caution while driving a motor vehicle as dizziness or drowsiness may occur. If you are using Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's before any lab tests or biopsies tell your doctor about this as it can affect the report values. Patients with rare hereditary problems like galactose intolerance, lactase deficiency or glucosegalactose malabsorption should not take Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: This medicine may have an interaction with medicines including anticonvulsants such as acetazolamide, and carbamazepine; anti-infectives such as metronidazole, clindamycin; or herbal preparation such as ginkgo biloba.

Drug-Food Interaction: Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's may interact with grapefruit or grapefruit juice and St. John’s wort plant (used for anti-depression). 

Drug-Disease Interaction: Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's should not be given in the condition of breast cancer, liver disease, thromboembolism, depression, fluid retention (oedema), glucose intolerance, retinal thrombosis (blocked vein of the retina of the eye), thyroid disease, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), uterine bleeding, ovarian cyst, and weight gain (obesity). 

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Contact the doctor before using Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's. Your doctor will decide whether Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's should be given to the pregnant woman or not depending on her condition.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    It is advised to drive with caution after taking Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's as it may interfere with driving capabilities. It can make you feel drowsy.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's should be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    There is not enough scientific data available for Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's interaction with the kidney, hence it is best to consult a doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Do regular exercise and physical activity to minimize hot flushes and improve sleep. Besides this, weight-bearing exercises can help in making your bone strong. Aerobics, yoga, and activities like tai chi may help in relaxing the body and mind.
  • Try to wear loose clothes before going to bed and sleep in a cool, well-ventilated room. Doing this can prevent symptoms of hot flushes and night sweats. Take minimum sleep of 8 hours. 
  • Avoid or limit intake of caffeine-containing beverages, alcohol, and spicy food, as these are known triggering agents for hot flushes.
  • Try to be stress-free to improve your mood swings due to hormonal fluctuations. 
  • Quit smoking as it will help to reduce hot flushes and your risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
  • Try to apply vaginal lubricant or moisturizer if you have vaginal dryness.

Other Information (DUP0007)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Female Infertility: When a woman is not able to become pregnant within a year of trying. If a woman gets pregnant but experiences miscarriages or stillbirths, it is classified under infertility.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT): It is a treatment to relieve symptoms of menopause. It replaces hormones that are at a lower level as you approach menopause.

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS): PMS (premenstrual syndrome) is the name for the symptoms women can experience in the weeks before their menses period. Each woman's symptoms are different and can vary from month to month. The most common symptoms of PMS include mood swings, feeling upset, anxious or irritable, tiredness, breast tenderness, headaches etc.

FAQs

Abnormal uterine bleeding, irregular or missed periods (amenorrhea), abdominal pain during pregnancy, and frequent miscarriages are the signs of low progesterone. Additionally, low progesterone levels lead to high levels of estrogen, and women can have decreased sex drive (libido), weight gain, or gallbladder problems.

Yes, Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's might cause ovarian cysts. These are small fluid-filled sacs that can occur on ovaries. These are harmless. They disappear without treatment.

Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's helps in preparing the endometrium potential for pregnancy after ovulation. It thickens the lining of the endometrium to accept a fertilized egg. It also prevents muscle contractions of the uterus that would reject an egg in the uterus. So, if the body has a high level of progesterone ovulation will not take place then.

Yes, Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's may cause weight gain. It can be due to water retention. If you feel that you are gaining a lot of weight while taking Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's, please consult your doctor.

Yes, Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's can be taken every day. This medicine is prescribed once daily preferably in the evening or at bedtime. Please take it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor.

Yes, Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is used to prevent the habitual miscarriage and regular abortion. Your doctor will decide whether you should continue or stop taking Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's. Do not take medication of your own or self medicate.

Yes, Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's is synthetic or man made progesterone which is very similar to progesterone made by your body. It is taken in various gynaecological problems when your body is unable to make sufficient amount of natural progesterone.

Most common side effects of Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's are migraines/headache, nausea, menstrual disorders and breast pain/tenderness.

There is no clinical evidence that Duphaston 10mg Tablet 10's decreases fertility at therapeutic dose. However it is better to take only after consulting any obstetrician/gynecologist.

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