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Gynodan 200 mg Capsule

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Overview

Gynodan Capsule side effects

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 Gynodan Capsule

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. Gynodan 200 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gynodan Capsule works

Gynodan 200 mg Capsule modulates the action of certain female hormones in the body.

Gynodan Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Gynodan 200 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Gynodan 200 mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Gynodan 200 mg Capsule 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Gynodan 200 mg Capsule may cause some side effects such as dizziness, a spinning feeling, and changes in eyesight. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gynodan 200 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gynodan 200 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gynodan 200 mg Capsule may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Gynodan 200 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gynodan 200 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gynodan 200 mg 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 miss a dose of Gynodan Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Gynodan 200 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Gynodan 200 mg 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 Gynodan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
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Brand(s): Antep
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Brand(s): Etovas, Alvastatin, Atalo
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gynodan

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What is the best treamtment of endometriosis? I hav got that disease from last 4 yrs.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
The best treatment is surgery. Med can give only temporary relief
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.
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FAQs

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

Gynodan 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 Gynodan?

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 Gynodan?

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 Gynodan?

The common side effects associated with Gynodan 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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