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Lynoral 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Lynoral Tablet

Lynoral Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Breast tenderness
  • Uterine bleeding

How to use Lynoral 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. Lynoral 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lynoral Tablet works

Lynoral 1 mg Tablet is a synthetic estrogen (female hormone). In women of reproductive age, it helps in maintaining normal menstrual cycle (periods). In women undergoing menopause, it works by fulfilling the deficiency of estrogen hormone, thereby preventing symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings.

Lynoral Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lynoral 1 mg Tablet. Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lynoral 1 mg Tablet 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
Lynoral 1 mg 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
SAFE
Lynoral 1 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lynoral 1 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lynoral 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lynoral 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It may also be used to treat prostate cancer in men and to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
  • Take it at the same time everyday to help you remember to take it.
  • You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persists.
  • Ensure that you undergo regular breast screening (for presence of lumps or any abnormal changes) and cervical smear test while taking this medicine.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, severe headache, or changes in vision. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.
  • Lynoral 1 mg Tablet is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy in older women who are going through menopause or in younger women whose ovaries have not developed properly.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lynoral with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bestova L
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Benzol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fetrop
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Toprisun
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Exeed
MODERATE
Brand(s): Shinosun
MODERATE
Brand(s): Euroglip
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diadose
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lynoral

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I have undergone circumcision 3 weeks ago and shifted to another city. I am confused because my Surgeon had advised me Lynoral 0.05mg after surgery. As I checked the use of this medicine on 1mg application, I find that this medicine is given to female patients for hormone related treatments. Can you please explain or advise?
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Now 3 weeks r over no need to take this medicine. First few days some surgeon prescribe it to withold erection.
I have been told by doctors I have cystitis also simple cyst in right ovary . What should I be doing its been two years I have this issue
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT hormone therapy helps with cysts. Ask your doctor for a hormone replacement.
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FAQs

Q. What is Lynoral and what is it used for?

Lynoral contains a medicine called Ethinyl Estradiol (a female sex hormone). It is used as hormone replacement therapy. It can also be used to treat problems related to your monthly cycles. Lynoral is used to prevent osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bone) in women who cannot take other medicines for osteoporosis. In men, it may be prescribed for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Q. When and how to take Lynoral?

Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. However, you must try to take Lynoral at the same time every day to ensure consistent levels of the medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss to take Lynoral?

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, missing a dose may increase the likelihood of breakthrough bleeding and spotting (blood stain). If the bleeding lasts longer, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the most common side effects which I may experience while taking Lynoral?

The common side effects associated with Lynoral are nausea, breast tenderness, headache, weight gain, mood changes, and vaginal discharge. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 512-13.
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