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Elestra Tablet

Primary uses of Elestra Tablet

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Lactation
MRP
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₹17.95/Tablet
21 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Elestra Tablet

Uses of Elestra Tablet

Elestra Tablet is used in the treatment of polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD). It is used to treat symptoms of PCOS such as excessive hair growth (hirsutism), acne and irregular menstrual cycle (periods).

Elestra Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Elestra are Nausea, Stomach pain, Headache, Weight gain, Breast pain, Mood changes.

How to use Elestra 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. Elestra Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it preferably after the evening meal or at bed time.

How Elestra Tablet works

Elestra Tablet is a combination of two hormonal medicines: Cyproterone and Ethinyl Estradiol which treat PCOS symptoms such as acne, excessive hair growth (hirsutism) and irregular menstrual cycle (periods). Cyproterone works by blocking the overproduction of androgens (male hormones) in the ovaries thereby reducing unwanted hair growth and acne. Ethinyl Estradiol enhances the effect of Cyproterone by reducing the amount of androgens in the blood circulation. Together, they also regularize the menstrual cycle in PCOS.
In Depth Information on Elestra Tablet

Expert advice for Elestra Tablet

  • Do not use additional hormonal contraceptives when taking Elestra Tablet.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
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Elestra Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Elestra Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Elestra Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Elestra Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
It is not known whether Elestra Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Elestra Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Elestra Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Elestra Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Elestra Tablet
Q. What is Elestra?
Elestra is a combination of two hormonal medicines: Cyproterone and Ethinyl Estradiol which treat PCOS symptoms such as acne, excessive hair growth (hirsutism) and irregular menstrual cycle (periods). Cyproterone works by blocking the overproduction of androgens (male hormones) in the ovaries thereby reducing unwanted hair growth and acne. Ethinyl Estradiol enhances the effect of Cyproterone by reducing the amount of androgens in the blood circulation. Together, they also regularize the menstrual cycle in PCOS.
Q. Is it safe to use Elestra?
Yes, Elestra is safe to use in most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted common side effects like Nausea, Stomach pain, Headache, Weight gain, Breast pain, Mood changes. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Can the use of Elestra cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Elestra can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Does cyproterone lower testosterone?
Yes, Elestra lowers testosterone by inhibiting the release of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) that is responsible for testosterone release in men.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Elestra?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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