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DIANE 35 TABLET

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Composition for DIANE 35

Ethinyl Estradiol(0.035 mg),Cyproterone(2 mg)

food interaction for DIANE 35

alcohol interaction for DIANE 35

pregnancy interaction for DIANE 35

lactation interaction for DIANE 35

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
UNSAFE
Diane 35 tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DIANE 35

Ethinyl Estradiol(0.035 mg)

Uses

Ethinyl Estradiol is used in contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), hormone replacement therapy (hrt), failure of ovarian development and prostate cancer.

How it works

Ethinylestradiol belongs to a class of medications called estrogens (female hormones). It is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone and helps in development and maintenance of menstrual cycle. In post-menopausal women, it works by reducing the post-menopausal symptoms and risk of weakening bones and bone fracture.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Swelling, Abdominal pain, Altered libido, Breast tenderness, Breast pain, Burning sensation, Constipation, Depression, Pain during periods, Flatulence, Hair loss, Headache, Heartburn, Mood changes, Skin rash, Skin redness, Vaginal burning sensation, Vaginal discharge, Weight loss, Weight gain
Cyproterone(2 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Cyproterone works by blocking the effect of the natural male hormones on the growth of prostate cells. Cyproterone also used in females to block the undesired effects of androgens like excessive hair growth and acne.

Common side effects

Abnormal milky discharge from breast, Altered libido, Bleeding, Blisters on skin, Burning sensation, Decreased sexual function, Decreased libido, Discoloration of skin, Increased hair growth, Impotence, Swelling of breast, Breast discomfort, Weight loss, Liver enzyme increased

Common Dosage for DIANE 35 TABLET

Patients taking DIANE 35 TABLET

  • 98%
    Once A Day
  • 2%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice for DIANE 35

  • 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).

Frequently asked questions for DIANE 35

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.

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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Content on this page was last updated on 18 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)