DB 10mg Tablet

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₹4.9/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of DB Tablet

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Uses of DB Tablet

DB 10mg Tablet is used in abnormal uterine bleeding and contraception.
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Side effects of DB Tablet

Common

Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.

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How to use DB Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take DB 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How DB Tablet works

Db 10mg tablet is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

In Depth Information on DB Tablet

Expert advice for DB Tablet

  • Swallow each tablet whole. Take your tablets at the same time each day. Treatment may be required for 8 to 10 weeks before any effect can be found.
  • Do not take medroxyprogesterone If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to medroxyprogesterone or other similar hormone  medicines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid smoking while you are taking this medicine. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots.
  • This medicine can pass into body fluids (including urine, feces, vomit, semen, vaginal fluid). Patients and caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers. Wash hands before and after removing gloves. Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
  • Body fluids should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or who may become pregnant. Use condoms during sexual activity to avoid exposure to body fluids.
  • Avoid becoming pregnant while being treated with medroxyprogesterone.
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Warnings
Special precautions for DB 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
DB 10mg 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
SAFE
DB 10mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
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Driving
DB 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of DB 10mg
Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
DB 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with li
ver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DB 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Medroxyprogesterone

Db contains medroxyprogesterone which is a synthetic, steroid hormone, similar to but not same as progesterone, so, it is a non-bio-identical hormone.
Q. Can I take Db with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Db can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Db prevents follicular maturation and stops ovulation.
Yes, like any other medicine, Db has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Yes, Db can be used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill. However, it should be used only when advised by your doctor.
Db is safe if used in doses as prescribed by your gynecologist or physician for a prescribed duration.
Db can cause prolonged bleeding when used immediately after delivery or termination of pregnancy. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing prolonged bleeding while taking Db.
Db does not make you sleepy, rather it causes insomnia (inability to sleep), which is an uncommon side effect with its use. In case you feel sleepy while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Yes, weight gain is a very common side effect of Db. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing weight gain while taking Db.
Yes, acne is a common side effect seen with the use of Db. Please consult your gynecologist or physician if you have acne while taking Db.
No, constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Db. Please discuss with your physician if you experience constipation while taking Db.
Yes, Db is used as a contraceptive (birth control pill) to avoid pregnancy. It should not be used during pregnancy, either for diagnosis or therapy.
Db itself is a birth control pill. Please consult your gynecologist or physician before taking it with other birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Db with ibuprofen?
Db can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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