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Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent release of the egg and its fertilization by the sperm. It may also help to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.

Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet should be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time each day. Inform the doctor if vomiting occurs within 2 to 4 hours of taking the medicine, as you may need to take another tablet. This medicine is strictly not recommended for women who are obese, smokers, or on prolonged bed rest as it can lead to serious side effects. It may commonly cause delay or spotting between periods.

Uses of Desolee Tablet

Desolee Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Irregular uterine bleeding
  • Weight gain
  • Breast pain

How to use Desolee 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. Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Desolee Tablet works

Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet is a combined oral contraceptive pill. It works by preventing the release of egg (ovulation) and affecting sperm movement in the womb to prevent its union with the egg. It also changes the lining of the womb and renders it unsuitable for pregnancy.

Desolee Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet Takind Desogestrel with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
SAFE
Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet to help you prevent pregnancy.
  • It also results in lighter, less painful and more regular menstrual bleeding.
  • It may help reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
  • Take your pill at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persists.
  • Do not use Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet if you are obese, over 35, smoke, on prolonged bed rest, or have a history of blood clots.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, severe headache, or changes in vision. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.
  • Stop taking Desolee 0.02mg/0.15mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you notice your skin and whites of the eye turning yellow (jaundice), severe stomach pain, severe depression or if you think you could be pregnant.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Desolee

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After abortion for precaution what I can take condom or choice tablet
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Its best to take regular pills like choice of Loette for contraception.
Which tablet do women have to avoid pregnency? In how many hours shoud it be consumed
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
You can take emergency contraception with in 72 hours
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FAQs

Q. What is Desolee and what is it used for?

Desolee is a combined oral contraceptive medicine that contains two hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is used to prevent pregnancy.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Desolee?

Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. However, take it at the same time each day, to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Desolee?

If you forget to take one tablet, take it as soon as you remember, even if it means taking two tablets at the same time and then follow the usual dosing schedule. However, if you forget to take two or more doses, you may not be totally protected against pregnancy. In this case, start taking the tablet as soon as you remember and use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms for at least next 7 days to prevent pregnancy. Frequent missing of doses may lead to unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor, if this persists.

Q. What if I vomit after taking Desolee?

If you vomit within 3-4 hours after taking Desolee, then it is considered as a missed dose. So, you should take another dose as soon as you feel well enough.

Q. What are the common side effects of taking Desolee?

You may experience irregular vaginal bleeding while taking Desolee. Other common side effects include headache, nausea (feeling sick), acne, depression (sad mood), and breast pain. Most of them are temporary if these persist consult with your doctor.

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