Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet

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Composition for Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet

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Uses of Ethinyl Estradiol

Ethinyl Estradiol is used for contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis, prostate cancer, hormone replacement therapy and failure of ovarian development.
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Side effects of Ethinyl Estradiol

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

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How to use Ethinyl 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 Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet works

Ethinyl estradiol is a primary female sex hormone that, as a part of the hormone replacement therapy, works by maintaining the estrogen levels in the body, thereby relieving the symptoms occurring after menopause.
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Uses of Desogestrel

Desogestrel is used in contraception.
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Side effects of Desogestrel

Common

Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.

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How to use Desogestrel

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 Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet works

Desogestrel is a progestin (female hormones). It works to prevent pregnancy by preventing the release of an egg from the ovary or preventing fertilization of the egg by sperm (male reproductive cells). It also may work by changing the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent the development of a pregnancy.

In Depth Information on Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Ethinyl Estradiol

  • 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).

Expert advice for Desogestrel

  • Don’t start with just any tablet when starting a new pack of desogestrel. Always take it from the top row marked for that day.
  • If you are not using hormonal contraception at present (or in the past month) take your first pack of desogestrel on the first day of your period.
  • If you are changing from a combined pill (COC), vaginal ring, or transdermal patch start desogestrel at the latest the day following any break free period or on the day itself if you had no break free period. Use an additional barrier method of contraception for the first 7 days of tablet-taking if you had a break free period.
  • You can start desogestrel, between 21 to 28 days after the birth of your baby. If you start later, you need to use an additional barrier method of contraception until first 7 days of tablet-taking.
  • If you are less than 12 hours late in taking your next dose or if you vomit, or use medical charcoal within 3 - 4 hours or have severe diarrhea, take the missed tablet as soon as you remember and take the next one at the usual time. If you are more than 12 hours late, you may need to use emergency contraception as per doctor’s advice.
  • Don’t miss one or more tablets in the very first week of tablet-intake and had intercourse in the week before missing the tablets, you may fall pregnant.
  • Do not take desogestrel, if you are allergic to desogestrel or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid taking desogestrel, if you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
  • Do not take desogestrel, if you have a thrombosis (blood clot in a blood vessel); (e.g. of the legs [deep venous thrombosis] or the lungs [pulmonary embolism]); or any unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects

Takind Desogestrel with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg 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
CAUTION
Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
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Driving
SAFE
Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Locipil
0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Locipil 0.03 mg/0.15 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ethinyl Estradiol

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.

Frequently asked questions for Desogestrel

Q. Is Desogestrel androgenic/a progestin/ a combined pill?
Desogestrel is a new, potent progestogen with very low androgenic properties. It is not a combined pill; it is a progestogen-only-pill
Q. How does Desogestrel work/ stop ovulation?
Desogestrel as a contraceptive, acts by preventing the egg cell from ripening and thus stops ovulation
Q. Is Desogestrel safe/ dangerous/cause weight gain/ stop periods/ cause hair loss/ cause blood clots?
Desogestrel is safe in most women, if taken strictly at recommended dosage and duration. Common side effects of Desogestrel include: weight gain, irregular or no periods, hair loss. Blood clot is a rare side effect of Desogestrel
Q. Is Desogestrel good for acne/help acne/cause acne?
Acne is a common side effect of Desogestrel
Q. What is desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol/does desogestrel contain estrogen/ how does desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol work?
Desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol is a combination progesterone and estrogen birth control pill. It works by preventing ovulation, change the cervical mucus to prevent the sperm from reaching the egg and change the lining of the uterus to prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus
Q. Is Desogestrel the same as cerazette/ same as feanolla?
Cerazette and feanolla are brand names for Desogestrel.
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