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Gonablok 100 Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

Gonablok 100 Capsule is used to treat various menstrual problems including painful or irregular periods, premenstrual tension (PMT), Benign fibrocystic breast disease (painful breast disease) and a condition called endometriosis.

Gonablok 100 Capsule 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include weight gain, hair loss, voice changes, acne, and irregular menstrual cycle. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You should stop taking it if you become pregnant.

Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding if you have ever had any problems with your blood circulation or have diabetes or migraine. 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. Your doctor may perform blood tests regularly to check blood cells, liver and thyroid are working properly.

Side effects of Gonablok Capsule

Common
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Hair loss
  • Weight gain
  • Acne
  • Abnormal hair growth on a women face and body
  • Voice change
  • Itchy scalp
  • Swelling
  • Sore throat

How to use Gonablok Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gonablok 100 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gonablok Capsule works

Gonablok 100 Capsule modulates the action of certain female hormones in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Gonablok 100 Capsule.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Gonablok 100 Capsule 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
UNSAFE
Gonablok 100 Capsule is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gonablok 100 Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Gonablok 100 Capsule may cause some side effects such as dizziness, a spinning feeling, and changes in eyesight. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gonablok 100 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gonablok 100 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gonablok 100 Capsule may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Gonablok 100 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gonablok 100 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gonablok 100 Capsule is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Gonablok Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Gonablok 100 Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Gonablok 100 Capsule helps treat endometriosis and heavy or painful periods.
  • It may also be used to relieve severe breast pain and tenderness in benign fibrocystic breast disease.
  • Use effective measures to avoid pregnancy during treatment with this medicine as it can be harmful to an unborn baby. 
  • Do not drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it can make you feel sick or short of breath. 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as hair loss, marked increase in facial or body hair,  voice change, altered vision, severe headache and vomiting, stabbing pains and/or unusual swelling in one leg, sudden breathlessness or sudden chest pain, while taking this medicine.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gonablok with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
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Patient Concerns

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I have the problem of endometriosis with heavy bleeding and painful intercourse
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear mam as your case is a chronic case it requires long case taking, examination and regular follow up, therefore, please visit a homeopath so that he can examine you and guide you accordingly. In homeopathy symptoms, history and examination is very important. In majority of cases, after a long case taking and case workout, we try to select a constitutional remedy which is used to treat the disease from its root cause. Taking a constitutional treatment shall also take care the reoccurrence of disease.
Suddenly heavy menstrual bleeding
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet tranexa 500mg thrice a fay
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FAQs

Q. What is Gonablok, and what is it used for?

Gonablok contains a medicine called Danazol that lowers the amount of some hormones (gonadotropins) in your body. 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. It is also helpful in treating conditions like painful or heavy periods, painful breast disease and enlarged breasts.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Gonablok?

Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your medical condition. However, it is recommended to take it at the same time each day to ensure a consistent level of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Gonablok?

If you miss a dose, you should take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost the time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose but simply continue the usual dosing schedule. However, never take a double dose to make up for the forgotten one.

Q. What are the possible side effects of using Gonablok?

The common side effects associated with Gonablok are weight gain, hair loss, acne, visual disturbances, irregular periods, nausea, feeling tired and mood changes. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

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