Medona 2.5mg Tablet

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₹1.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Medona Tablet

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Uses of Medona Tablet

Medona 2.5mg Tablet is used in abnormal uterine bleeding and contraception.
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How to use Medona 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Medona 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Medona Tablet works

Medona 2.5mg tablet is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

In Depth Information on Medona Tablet

Expert advice for Medona Tablet

  • Swallow each tablet whole. Take your tablets at the same time each day. Treatment may be required for 8 to 10 weeks before any effect can be found.
  • Do not take medroxyprogesterone If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to medroxyprogesterone or other similar hormone  medicines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid smoking while you are taking this medicine. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots.
  • This medicine can pass into body fluids (including urine, feces, vomit, semen, vaginal fluid). Patients and caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers. Wash hands before and after removing gloves. Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
  • Body fluids should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or who may become pregnant. Use condoms during sexual activity to avoid exposure to body fluids.
  • Avoid becoming pregnant while being treated with medroxyprogesterone.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Medona 2.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Medona 2.5mg 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
Medona 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Medona 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Medona
2.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Medona 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Medroxyprogesterone

Medona contains medroxyprogesterone which is a synthetic, steroid hormone, similar to but not same as progesterone, so, it is a non-bio-identical hormone.
Q. Can I take Medona with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Medona can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Medona prevents follicular maturation and stops ovulation.
Yes, like any other medicine, Medona has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Yes, Medona can be used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill. However, it should be used only when advised by your doctor.
Medona is safe if used in doses as prescribed by your gynecologist or physician for a prescribed duration.
Medona can cause prolonged bleeding when used immediately after delivery or termination of pregnancy. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing prolonged bleeding while taking Medona.
Medona does not make you sleepy, rather it causes insomnia (inability to sleep), which is an uncommon side effect with its use. In case you feel sleepy while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Yes, weight gain is a very common side effect of Medona. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing weight gain while taking Medona.
Yes, acne is a common side effect seen with the use of Medona. Please consult your gynecologist or physician if you have acne while taking Medona.
No, constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Medona. Please discuss with your physician if you experience constipation while taking Medona.
Yes, Medona is used as a contraceptive (birth control pill) to avoid pregnancy. It should not be used during pregnancy, either for diagnosis or therapy.
Medona itself is a birth control pill. Please consult your gynecologist or physician before taking it with other birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Medona with ibuprofen?
Medona can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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