Medicine Overview of Minesse Tablet
Side effects of Ethinyl Estradiol
Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Sexual dysfunction, Breast enlargement, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Breast tenderness, Edema, Fibroid.
How to use Ethinyl Estradiol
How Minesse Tablet works
Uses of Gestodene
Side effects of Gestodene
Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.
How to use Gestodene
How Minesse Tablet works
In Depth Information on Minesse 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 Gestodene
- Caution should be exercised before taking gestodene if you are obese, have high blood lipids, heart problems, kidney/liver problem, sickle cell anemia (abnormal red blood cells) or varicose veins (dilated veins in legs).
- You should undergo regular cervical smear tests while on gestodene therapy as it increases your risk of cancer of the cervix.
- You should check your breasts and nipples regularly and report any abnormal changes seen during breast cancer, such as lumps or dimpling of the skin.
- Gestodene can affect the results of some tests. Inform your doctor that you are taking gestodene.
- Gestodene may increase your risk of having a blood clot in the veins and arteries, especially in the first year or when restarting following a break of 4 or more weeks.
- Inform your doctor if you are planning to undergo a surgery as gestodene may cause complications in the surgical procedure due to blood clot formation.
- Tell your doctor if you have family history of blood clots, had recent surgery or trauma, have metabolic problems, are above 35 years of age, immobile for a long period, have given birth in last 6-8 weeks.
- Consult your doctor before taking gestodene if you have vaginal bleeding due to unknown reason.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.