food interaction for ELESTRA
alcohol interaction for ELESTRA
pregnancy interaction for ELESTRA
lactation interaction for ELESTRA
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR ELESTRA
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
COMMON DOSAGE FOR ELESTRA 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET
Patients taking ELESTRA 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET
- 100%Once A Day
SUBSTITUTES FOR ELESTRA
- KRIMSON TABLET(21 tablets in strip)Sun Pharmaceutical Industries LtdRs. 13.43/tabletRs. 282save 10% more per tablet
- GINETTE 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET(21 tablets in strip)Cipla LtdRs. 13.45/tabletRs. 282.50save 10% more per tablet
- DIANE 35 TABLET(21 tablets in strip)Zydus CadilaRs. 14.05/tabletRs. 295save 6% more per tablet
- CARPELA 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET(21 tablets in strip)Eris Life Sciences Pvt LtdRs. 12.57/tabletRs. 264save 16% more per tablet
- HERFACE 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET(21 tablets in strip)Torrent Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 11.48/tabletRs. 241save 23% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR ELESTRA
- 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 ELESTRA
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.
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.