Duphaston 10 mg
Duphaston 10 mg is a medication which is prescribed to pregnant women at their first trimester. The purpose of this medication is to help maintain the uterine lining, also called as endometrium, preventing it from growing and causing it to produce hormones and other essential proteins required for a healthy pregnancy. The active ingredient of the medicine dihydrotestosterone, a synthetic hormone that mimics the effects of progesterone and works by correcting the levels of progesterone, which in turn protect the existing pregnancy. This is extremely beneficial in treating infertility and prevents spontaneous abortion.
Duphaston is also used for other purposes as well. It successfully treats menstrual disorders, especially endometriosis. The medicine helps to prevent endometrium from growing in all its locations, reducing the risk of occurring pain and spotting. This synthetic progesterone tablet also helps in regulating and normalizing irregular menstrual cycles caused by an imbalance of hormones, making it an effective therapy for spotting and amenorrhoea.
Uses of Duphaston
Duphaston is prescribed to resolve the following issues associated with inadequate progesterone level:
- Painful periods
- Symptoms of endometriosis
- Infertility issues due to an insufficient level of progesterone
- Symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Irregular periods
- Heavy or long periods
The medicine is used in combination with estrogen to treat the signs of menopause. The signs and symptoms of menopause vary from one woman to another.
Side Effects of Duphaston
Side effects of this synthetic progesterone include the best pain, dizziness, migraines, dizziness, weight gain, bloating, and nausea. Duphaston may also produce irregular periods, headache, heavy bleeding during a period, jaundice, and abdominal discomfort. If any of these symptoms persist or trouble you in the long run, immediately contact your health care specialist. Breast pain or tenderness may also be experienced.
Your health care specialist will be the right person to decide the dose and time for you to take Duphaston. Take the medicine exactly as directed by your health care specialist. The number of tablets and till what time it should be taken depends on what condition you are being treated for. Your health care specialist will take the decision according to your condition and menstrual status. You are not supposed to chew or crush the tablet, instead, swallow it with water. You can take it at any before or after consuming food, but it is always better to take it at a fixed time.
The medicine should not be given in patients with severe vaginal bleeding, hypersensitivity, breast cancer, liver dysfunction, and incomplete abortion. In the case of breastfeeding mothers, the medicine should be used only after the approval of your health care specialist.
Users should be monitored for a migraine, eyesight problems, or embolic disorders.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown, please consult your health care provider before boozing.
In case of an allergic reaction, stop taking the medicine and visit your health care specialist. The duration and frequency of Duphaston 10 mg treatment should be determined by the health care specialist.