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Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet

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Introduction

Desolon 0.03mg/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.

Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. You should have to start taking the pill on the day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for whole month and start with new pack once the pack get finished. If you experience vomiting with in 4 hours of dose intake, take another tablet. You body may take 7 days to get adjust with medicine, hence use condom during first week to avoid pregnancy. In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, in that case must use a condom while intercourse for a period of 2 days.

Nausea, headache,  breast pain, and weight gain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you, or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer. Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of blood clot.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of uterus/cervix, or vagina. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding. You might be asked for regular check-up of blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar level while on treatment.

Uses of Desolon Tablet

Benefits of Desolon Tablet

In Contraception

Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet is a contraceptive medicine that stops you from getting pregnant. It prevents an egg from being released from your ovaries and also decreases movement of sperms. This affects the fertilisation process and prevents it. Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet is a reliable and safe method for contraception, if used correctly. It does not interrupt with sex and you can lead a normal routine life without any worries. Take it as directed by the doctor to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Desolon Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Desolon

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

How to use Desolon 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. Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Desolon Tablet works

Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet is an 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Desolon 0.03mg/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.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Desolon 0.03mg/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
Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Desolon 0.03mg/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 Desolon 0.03mg/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 Desolon 0.03mg/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.

Fact Box

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Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL

Patient Concerns

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

Q. What is Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet 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 Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet?

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 Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet?

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 Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet?

If you vomit within 3-4 hours after taking Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet, 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 Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet?

You may experience irregular vaginal bleeding while taking Desolon 0.03mg/0.15mg Tablet. 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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