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Dinotas 2mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dinotas 2mg Tablet is used for the treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. It consists of progestin, which is similar to the female hormone and works by suppressing the production of hormone causing endometrium.

Dinotas 2mg 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. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Keep taking this medicine even during your menstrual periods.

The most common side effects of this medicine include acne, headache, depressed mood, and breast discomfort. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Usually, it makes your menstrual cycle irregular or you experience spotting or brown discharge in the middle of cycle. Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had unexplained vaginal or uterine bleeding, or have circulatory blood disorder. 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. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding before starting the treatment.

Uses of Dinotas Tablet

Side effects of Dinotas 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 Dinotas

  • Acne
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Breast discomfort

How to use Dinotas 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. Dinotas 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dinotas Tablet works

Dinotas 2mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It works by suppressing the production of estradiol, a hormone that causes excessive growth of the endometrium.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dinotas 2mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Dinotas 2mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dinotas 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
SAFE
Dinotas 2mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Dinotas 2mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dinotas 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dinotas 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Dinotas 2mg 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 Dinotas 2mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
19-Nortestosterone Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL

Patient Concerns

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Endometriosis from 10 years now a days suffering from prolonged heavy bleeding and severe pelvic pain after periods .dr has suggested endoreg -2mg can you suggest something
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hi PATIENT to 1mgdoctors. I can understand your situation. Endometriosis can be really tough.But your doctor is treating you right. It would be a good idea to take endoreg. If that does not help, laproscopic cure is the final option of treatment.
She is diabetic patient taking General 2mg tablet regularly.any other cheap and good tablet available ?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
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FAQs

Q. What is Dinotas 2mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Dinotas 2mg Tablet 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. For how long should Dinotas 2mg Tablet be taken?

The exact duration of the therapy will be decided by your doctor depending upon the condition you are being treated for. The duration generally varies if you are being treated for endometriosis or if it is being given in combination as oral birth control pills. This medicine can be taken for a long time as it is found to be quite well tolerated by the patients if taken as prescribed by the doctor. Do consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Q. How should you use Dinotas 2mg Tablet?

Dinotas 2mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day with water or some other liquid. You can take this medicine with or without food. Do not skip or delay taking your pill by more than 12 hours. The dosage and duration will be recommended depending upon the condition. Consult your doctor and follow the instructions as given.

Q. What is Dinotas 2mg Tablet?

Dinotas 2mg Tablet is a hormonal medicine which contains semi synthetic form of progesterone hormone. Given orally in females, it is commonly used as a contraceptive when given in combination with another female hormones like estrogen. Its combination with estrogen can also be used to treat heavy menstruation in cases where the cause of heavy flow is not certain. Dinotas 2mg Tablet is also used as a single therapy in the treatment for endometriosis.

Q. Does Dinotas 2mg Tablet prevent pregnancy?

Yes, Dinotas 2mg Tablet can be used as a contraceptive when taken in combination with estrogen. You should take the prescribed doses daily when taking it to prevent pregnancy.

Q. Is Dinotas 2mg Tablet a steroid?

Yes, Dinotas 2mg Tablet is a type of synthetic steroid. It is made up of a female hormone called progesterone and is used in combination with estrogen in contraceptive pills to prevent pregnancy.

Q. How does Dinotas 2mg Tablet help in endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition where the cells similar to those present in the inner layer of the uterus, called the endometrium, develop in other sites. This may happen in the wall of uterus or even outside it. The exact way in which Dinotas 2mg Tablet treats endometriosis is not yet known. However, it is probable that being a progestogen-only hormone, it suppresses the production of estrogen hormone, preventing the growth of the endometrium.

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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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