Duphaston 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Duphaston Tablet

Duphaston 10 mg Tablet is used in miscarriage, female infertility, pain during menstruation, endometriosis, amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding and premenstural syndrome.

Duphaston Tablet side effects

Common
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Muscle pain

How to use Duphaston 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. Duphaston 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Duphaston Tablet works

Duphaston 10 mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It works by correcting the levels of progesterone, thereby stimulating the lining of the uterus to prepare for a pregnancy and protect an existing pregnancy. This helps in the treatment of infertility and prevents spontaneous abortion (miscarriage).

Duphaston Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Duphaston 10 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Duphaston 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Duphaston 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Duphaston 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Duphaston 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Duphaston 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Duphaston 10 mg Tablet is used for a wide range of menstrual disorders and to maintain a healthy womb lining for the ongoing pregnancy.
  • It may also be used in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages.
  • In case you have suffered repeated miscarriages; seek regular prenatal care, avoid miscarriage risk factors such as smoking, alcohol and limit your caffeine intake.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver disease or depression.
  • It may cause bleeding  or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Duphaston

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Primi with 3 uterine fibroids, on duphaston 10mg bid.Respected madam/sir I am an mbbs doctor, i m pregnant,primi, 4 months pregnant I have 3 uterine fibroids, posterior wall utero cervical junction(85.7*68.9mm), posterior wall fundal right lateral wall(30.9*25.3mm & My doctor says i will have to keep taking duphaston. I am having severe lower abdominal pain since 7days, my sonography is normal, blood and urine reports are normal as well. I would be extremely thankful if u would guide me. Thank u
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Rule out any fibroid degeneration. You can switch to proluton inj. Usually I prescribe Duphaston till 12 weeks only.
Hi i am taking duphaston tablet. I am feeling weight in breast and stomach. What it means? Am in 25th day
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi Priyanka. Duphaston is a progesterone containing medicine. The heaviness in breasts, abdominal discomfort, slight nausea, bloating etc are all expected side effect of taking the medicine.
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FAQs

Q. What are Duphaston tablets?
Duphaston tablet contains the active drug dydrogesterone, a synthetic form of progesterone and is used for the treatment of progesterone deficiencies/ insufficiencies.
Q. Is Duphaston same as progesterone?
Duphaston is an orally-active synthetic form of progesterone. Its action is similar to progesterone produced in the body.
Q. Is Duphaston a steroid?
Duphaston has a steroidal chemical structure which is very similar to the naturally produced steroidal female hormone progesterone.
Q. Does Duphaston delay periods?
Yes. delayed, irregular, painful and heavy menstrual periods are among the common side effects of Duphaston
Q. How does Duphaston work?
Duphaston works by replacing female hormone progesterone in conditions where the body fails to produce sufficient amounts.
Q. Is Duphaston safe?
Duphaston is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses for an indication as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Duphaston used for?
Duphaston is used for the treatment of diseases like painful menstruation, decreased menstruation, irregular menstruation, threatened and habitual (recurring) abortion, inability to conceive and other gynecological problems due to progesterone deficiency or insufficiency.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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