Carrol Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Carrol Tablet

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Uses of Ethinyl Estradiol

Ethinyl Estradiol is used for contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis, prostate cancer, hormone replacement therapy and failure of ovarian development.
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Side effects of Ethinyl Estradiol

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Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Sexual dysfunction, Breast enlargement, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Breast tenderness, Edema, Fibroid.

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How to use Ethinyl Estradiol

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Carrol Tablet works

Ethinyl estradiol is a primary female sex hormone that, as a part of the hormone replacement therapy, works by maintaining the estrogen levels in the body, thereby relieving the symptoms occurring after menopause.
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Uses of Cyproterone

Cyproterone is used in the treatment of prostate cancer and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
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Side effects of Cyproterone

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Rash, Dizziness, Decreased libido, Breast enlargement in male, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Weight gain, Increased liver enzymes, Breast tenderness, Anemia, Depression, Decreased appetite, Flatulence, Constipation, Hot flashes.

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How to use Cyproterone

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Carrol Tablet works

Cyproterone blocks the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Cyproterone also blocks the undesired effects of androgens in females such as excessive hair growth and acne.

In Depth Information on Carrol Tablet

Expert advice for Ethinyl Estradiol

  • Inform your doctor if you have had a uterus removal procedure or have any problems of the uterus (uterine fibroids, hyperplasia of the endometrium, uterus cancer).
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of blood clotting disorder, liver problems, gall bladder disorders (e.g. gall stones), high blood pressure, diabetes, hearing problems, breast cancer, heart problems, high levels of fats in blood or migraine.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience pain in your chest that spreads to arm or neck, unexplained migraine-type headaches, with or without disturbed vision, painful swelling in your leg, sudden chest pain and difficulty breathing.
  • Ensure that you undergo regular breast screening (for presence of lumps or any abnormal changes) and cervical smear test while taking ethinylestradiol.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to ethinylestradiol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having recent blood clotting problems or related conditions like heart attack.
  • Do not take if suffering from breast or uterus cancer.
  • Do not take if suffering from untreated enlargement of inner wall of uterus (endometrial hyperplasia).
  • Patients who have or had liver diseases (e.g. jaundice).
  • Do not take if having any disorder related to haemoglobin (porphyria).

Expert advice for Cyproterone

  • Do not start or continue cyproterone, if you are allergic to cyproterone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take cyproterone, if you are suffering from diabetes mellitus; severely depressed; sickle cell anemia (a disease characterized by abnormal shape of red blood cells); shortness of breath; or from any cancer other than prostate cancer.
  • Regular check-up for blood counts and function of adrenal glands and liver will be required. Your doctor will advise you regarding the same.
  • Patients with rare hereditary problems of intolerance to some sugars (galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose galactose malabsorption) should not take this medicine.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking cyproterone.
  • Cyproterone may cause fatigue or weakness and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
Warnings
Special precautions for Carrol Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Carrol Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Carrol Tablet duri
ng lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Carrol Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Carrol Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Carrol Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Carrol Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carrol Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Carrol Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ethinyl Estradiol

Q. Is ethinylestradiol good for acne?
Ethinylestradiol may help in acne treatment. However, it is strongly recommended that you consult your doctor for advice on best treatment option suitable your condition and needs.

Frequently asked questions for Cyproterone

Q. Is cyproterone a steroid/progesterone?
Cyproterone is an anti-androgen that decreases the effect of male sex hormone testosterone in the body. It is related in structure to progesterone
Q. Is cyproterone safe?
Cyproterone is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What are the uses of cyproterone?
Cyproterone belongs to a class of medications called anti-androgens. It acts by blocking as well as reducing the effects of male sex hormone testosterone in the body
Q. How does it work?
It is used to suppress the effects of LHRH (luteinizing hormone releasing hormone; hormone which causes release of testosterone in men). It is used to reduce the excessive rise of testosterone (flare) when LHRH-like drugs are used (e.g. after prostate removal in prostate cancer)
Q. Does cyproterone lower testosterone?
Yes, cyproterone lowers testosterone by inhibiting the release of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) that is responsible for testosterone release in men
Q. Does Yasmin (drosperinone/ ethinyl estradiol contains cyproterone?
No, it does not contain cyproterone.
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