DESO 20MG TABLET

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Composition for DESO 20MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹5.76/tablet
21 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for DESO

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of DESO TABLET

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Uses of DESO TABLET

Deso 20mg tablet is a type of progestetrone used to prevent pregnancy especially in women not able to tolerate estrogens or are breast feeding..
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Side effects of DESO TABLET

Common

Breast pain, Vomiting, Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Abdominal pain, Irregular menstrual cycle.

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How to use DESO 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 Deso 20mg tablet at a fixed time.

How DESO TABLET works

Deso 20mg tablet is a progestin (female hormones). It works to prevent pregnancy by preventing the release of an egg from the ovary or preventing fertilization of the egg by sperm (male reproductive cells). It also may work by changing the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent the development of a pregnancy.

In Depth Information on DESO TABLET

Expert advice for DESO TABLET

  • Don’t start with just any tablet when starting a new pack of desogestrel. Always take it from the top row marked for that day.
  • If you are not using hormonal contraception at present (or in the past month) take your first pack of desogestrel on the first day of your period.
  • If you are changing from a combined pill (COC), vaginal ring, or transdermal patch start desogestrel at the latest the day following any break free period or on the day itself if you had no break free period. Use an additional barrier method of contraception for the first 7 days of tablet-taking if you had a break free period.
  • You can start desogestrel, between 21 to 28 days after the birth of your baby. If you start later, you need to use an additional barrier method of contraception until first 7 days of tablet-taking.
  • If you are less than 12 hours late in taking your next dose or if you vomit, or use medical charcoal within 3 - 4 hours or have severe diarrhea, take the missed tablet as soon as you remember and take the next one at the usual time. If you are more than 12 hours late, you may need to use emergency contraception as per doctor’s advice.
  • Don’t miss one or more tablets in the very first week of tablet-intake and had intercourse in the week before missing the tablets, you may fall pregnant.
  • Do not take desogestrel, if you are allergic to desogestrel or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid taking desogestrel, if you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
  • Do not take desogestrel, if you have a thrombosis (blood clot in a blood vessel); (e.g. of the legs [deep venous thrombosis] or the lungs [pulmonary embolism]); or any unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for DESO 20MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Takind Desogestrel with alcohol may cause minor drug interac
tions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Deso 20mg 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
Deso 20mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DESO 20MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Desogestrel

Q. Is desogestrel androgenic/a progestin/ a combined pill?
Desogestrel is a new, potent progestogen with very low androgenic properties. It is not a combined pill; it is a progestogen-only-pill
Q. How does desogestrel work/ stop ovulation?
Desogestrel as a contraceptive, acts by preventing the egg cell from ripening and thus stops ovulation
Q. Is desogestrel safe/ dangerous/cause weight gain/ stop periods/ cause hair loss/ cause blood clots?
Desogestrel is safe in most women, if taken strictly at recommended dosage and duration. Common side effects of desogestrel include: weight gain, irregular or no periods, hair loss. Blood clot is a rare side effect of desogestrel
Q. Is desogestrel good for acne/help acne/cause acne?
Acne is a common side effect of desogestrel
Q. What is desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol/does desogestrel contain estrogen/ how does desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol work?
Desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol is a combination progesterone and estrogen birth control pill. It works by preventing ovulation, change the cervical mucus to prevent the sperm from reaching the egg and change the lining of the uterus to prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus
Q. Is desogestrel the same as cerazette/ same as feanolla?
Cerazette and feanolla are brand names for desogestrel.
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