FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET

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Composition for FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET

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Side effects of Estradiol

Common

Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Sexual dysfunction, Breast tenderness, Breast enlargement, Abdominal pain, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Edema, Fibroid.

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How to use Estradiol

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Femoston 1mg/10mg tablet at a fixed time.

How FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET works

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. It acts by replacing the natural hormone in the body when the latter is deficient.
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Uses of Dydrogesterone

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How to use Dydrogesterone

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Femoston 1mg/10mg tablet at a fixed time.

How FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET works

Dydrogesterone is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

In Depth Information on FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET

Expert advice for Estradiol

  • The drug can cause nausea, vomitting or breast tenderness.
  • Do not use estradiol patches over breast stop taking estradiol and see a doctor immediately if you notice any of the following when taking estradiol:
  • yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes (jaundice). 
  • rise in your blood pressure (symptoms may be headache, tiredness, dizziness).
  • new onset migraine-like headaches.
  • pregnancy.
  • signs of a blood clot, such as: painful swelling and redness of the legs, sudden chest pain, difficulty in breathing.
  • Do not consider estradiol alone as a contraceptive. It must be used with progestogen to provide contraceptive benefits.
  • Consult your doctor if you have unusual vaginal bleeding while taking this drug, Immediately consult your doctor if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, severe headache, or changes in vision. This medicine should not be taken for a very long period.
  • Consult your doctor from time to time to check if you still need it.

Expert advice for Dydrogesterone

Do consult your doctor before taking dydrogesterone:
  • If you have abnormal bleeding, the cause of which is not known.
  • If you have depression.
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs).
Do not take dydrogesterone if you have a tumor of brain (meningioma) which is sensitive to progesterone levels in the bodyDo contact your doctor immediately if upon the use of dydrogesterone you experience unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting that,
  • Continues for more than few months.
  • Starts after you have been on treatment for some time.
  • Persists on even after you have stopped treatment.
Do not take dydrogesterone in combination with estrogen (as a hormone replacement therapy) if you have breast cancer or cancer of the uterus lining (endometrium)Do consult your doctor before using dydrogesterone if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnantDo not take dydrogesterone, if you are breast feeding or plan to breast feed.
Warnings
Special precautions for FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Femoston 1mg/10mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Angeliq is contraindicated in women with severe renal disease
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FEMOSTON 1MG/10MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Estradiol

Q. Is estradiol and estrogen the same/ is estradiol the same as progesterone/ is estradiol a synthetic hormone/does estradiol valerate work/ what is evalon cream?
Estradiol is the most potent natural estrogen (or “estrogen”) produced by ovaries in female. It is different from another female hormone that is progesterone. It is not a conjugated estrogen and it not a synthetic hormone. Estradiol valerate and Evalon vaginal cream works same as estradiol
Q. Can I take estrogen for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is mainly a result of hormonal disturbance in which there are high levels of male hormones in the body. Oral contraceptive pills containing low dose estrogen and progestogen are commonly prescribed to reduce the levels of endogenous hormone, which helps regularize the menstrual cycle, reduce male hormone levels and decrease acne associated with PCOS. Always consult your doctor before using any medication
Q. What can I take for estrogen dominance?
A balanced diet, exercise, a healthy life style and less exposure to environmental pollutants is what works best to restore the normal hormone balance and reduce estrogen dominance. Your doctor may also start a progesterone therapy, compounds that promote bile secretion, lipotropic formulas (excrete extra estrogen from body), substance which deactivate toxic substances and excess hormones to remove extra estrogen from your body
Q. What can I take for estrogen deficiency?
For estrogen deficiency, treatment is based on the underlying cause. Your doctor may choose from a variety of medications depending upon your condition for e.g. young or old with menopause, estrogen deficiency or high progesterone levels, etc. You may be given bio-identical estradiol or estriol or counterbalance with natural progesterone in the form of micronized capsules, etc
Q. Can I take estrogen forever?
The length of necessity of hormone therapy varies from person to person and the condition for which it is being treated for
Q. Is estradiol safe/ stop your period/ increase libido/cause constipation/ cause high blood pressure/ make you sleepy/ cause blood clots/ cause insomnia/ cause bloating/ make you emotional?
Estradiol is safe if used at recommended dosage and duration. Estradiol can stop your periods. It may cause high blood pressure and blood clots on long-term use. Other side effects are not confirmed but may occur with some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience one of them
Q. Is estradiol gluten free?
Estradiol preparations are gluten free. However, as the content of excipients differs according to the manufacturer, please refer to the package insert of the particular preparation/brand that you have been prescribed
Q. Is estradiol a conjugated estrogen/ better than Premarin?
Estradiol is a synthetic hormone, whereas Premarin contains conjugated estrogen. Both are different types of estrogen and have comparable benefit and side-effect profile.
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Frequently asked questions for Dydrogesterone

Q. What are dydrogesterone tablets?
Dydrogesterone tablet contains the active drug dydrogesterone, a synthetic form of progesterone and is used for the treatment of progesterone deficiencies/ insufficiencies.
Q. Is dydrogesterone same as progesterone?
Dydrogesterone is an orally-active synthetic form of progesterone. Its action is similar to progesterone produced in the body.
Q. Is dydrogesterone a steroid?
Dydrogesterone has a steroidal chemical structure which is very similar to the naturally produced steroidal female hormone progesterone.
Q. How does dydrogesterone work?
Dydrogesterone works by replacing female hormone progesterone in conditions where the body fails to produce sufficient amounts.
Q. Does dydrogesterone delay periods?
No, dydrogesterone does not delay periods. However, dydrogesterone is indicated for the treatment of irregular cycles.
Q. Is dydrogesterone safe during pregnancy?
Dydrogesterone is safe to use during pregnancy if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. It is indicated for the management of habitual abortion till the twentieth week of pregnancy. It is however advised to consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.<br>
Q. Is dydrogesterone safe?
Dydrogesterone is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses for an indication as advised by your doctor.<br>
Q. What is dydrogesterone used for?
Dydrogesterone 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. Please consult your doctor before using dydrogesterone for any indication.
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