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Medolin 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Medolin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Nervousness

How to use Medolin 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. Medolin 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Medolin Tablet works

Medolin 10 mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It works by replacing the natural progesterone hormone that the body is unable to make. This treats painful, irregular or absent menstrual periods. It also prevents an overgrowth of the lining of the uterus in menopausal women taking oestrogen (another female hormone).

Medolin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Medolin 10 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
SAFE
Medolin 10 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
Medolin 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Medolin 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Medolin 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Medolin 10 mg Tablet is used for a wide range of menstrual disorders such as heavy, painful or absent periods, and endometriosis.
  • It may cause bleeding  or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently.
  • Stop taking Medolin 10 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get severe headaches, stabbing pains or swelling in one leg, pain on breathing, sudden changes in your vision or hearing, or yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes.
  • Use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medication.
  • Do not take Medolin 10 mg Tablet if you're pregnant or breastfeeding, have unusual vaginal bleeding, or have a history of blood clots, stroke, heart attack, liver problems, or bleeding problems.

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FAQs

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

Medolin works similar to the progesterone hormone naturally produced by the body. It helps in regulating the periods, stop irregular bleeding, and for withdrawal bleeding in case of amenorrhea (unusual stopping of menstrual periods). It is also used to prevent endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of the lining of the uterus) in women who are taking conjugated estrogens.

Q. When and how to take Medolin?

Take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day, and the duration depends on the medical problem for which your doctor has advised. You can take it with or without food, preferably at the same time of each day to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss to take Medolin?

If you miss a dose, you should take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost a time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose, simply continue the usual dosing schedule. Missing a dose may increase the likelihood of breakthrough vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain).

Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Medolin?

The common side effects of using Medolin are headache, nausea (feeling sick), weight gain, breast pain, and unusual vaginal bleeding or spotting. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Is Medolin a contraceptive?

No, use an effective form of birth control to prevent pregnancy. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.

Q. How Medroxyprogesterone tablet and Depo-Provera are different?

Depo-Provera is an injection form of Medroxyprogesterone. It is used as a contraceptive injection for women, whereas Medolin tablet is not used as a contraceptive. Instead, it treats a wide variety of menstrual disorders.

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