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Dienofem Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Dienofem Tablet

Dienofem Tablet side effects

Common
  • Acne
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Breast discomfort

How to use Dienofem 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. Dienofem Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dienofem Tablet works

Dienofem Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It works by suppressing the production of estradiol, a hormone that causes excessive growth of the endometrium.

Dienofem Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dienofem Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Dienofem Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
SAFE
Dienofem Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Dienofem Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dienofem Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dienofem Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Dienofem Tablet for the treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis.
  • Take it without any break, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • Do not use hormonal contraceptives while taking this medicine. If required, use non-hormonal methods of contraception such as condoms.
  • You may experience infrequent or irregular menstrual bleeding patterns. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not use Dienofem Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

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

Dienofem contains a medicine Dienogest, which is a type of progesterone (a female sex hormone). It is used in the treatment of endometriosis, a painful disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus.

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

Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition. It can be taken with or without food, however it is recommended to take it at the same time of each day, to ensure consistent level of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Dienofem?

Dienofem will be less effective if you miss a dose or have vomiting or diarrhea. If you miss a dose, take a tablet as soon as you remember, and follow your usual dosing schedule. In case, you vomit or have diarrhea within 3 to 4 hours of taking medicine, take another dose. However, do not take the double dose, to make up for a forgotten one. Frequent missing of doses may cause breakthrough vaginal bleeding or spotting.

Q. What are the possible side effects of using Dienofem?

The common side effects associated with Dienofem, are abdominal pain, nausea (feeling sick), unexpected vaginal bleeding, mood changes, breast discomfort, and vomiting. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

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References
  1. Dineogest. Reading, Berkshire: Bayer Plc; 2008 [revised 17 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Dineogest. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Dienogest. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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