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MINESSE TABLET

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Rs.192.50for 1 strip(s) (28 tablets each)
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Composition FOR MINESSE

Ethinyl Estradiol(15mcg),Gestodene(60mcg)

food interaction for MINESSE

alcohol interaction for MINESSE

pregnancy interaction for MINESSE

lactation interaction for MINESSE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
UNSAFE
Minesse tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Minesse tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR MINESSE

Ethinyl Estradiol(15mcg)

Uses

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

How it works

Ethinyl estradiol belongs to a class of medications called estrogens (female hormones). It is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone and helps in development and maintenance of menstrual cycle. In post-menopausal women, it works by reducing the post-menopausal symptoms and risk of weakening bones and bone fracture.

Common side effects

Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Sexual dysfunction, Breast enlargement, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Breast tenderness, Edema, Fibroid
Gestodene(60mcg)

Uses

Gestodene is used in contraception

How it works

Gestodene belongs to class of medications called oral progesterone contraceptives. It works by changing the lining of the uterus thereby making it difficult for an egg (female gamete) to develop and it also prevents release of eggs from the ovary (female gonads). Further it increases the thickness of cervical fluid (at the opening of uterus) which prevents the sperms (male gamete) from reaching an egg.

Common side effects

Adrenal insufficiency, Rash, Vaginal discharge, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Cushing syndrome, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, Breast pain, Hair loss, Fatigue, Acne, Hot flushes, Thrombophlebitis, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Depression, Cushingoid syndrome, Increased blood pressure, Mood changes, Nervousness, Constipation, Increased glucose level in blood, Breathing difficulty

COMMON DOSAGE FOR MINESSE TABLET

Patients taking MINESSE TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR MINESSE

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR MINESSE

  • 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).

Frequently asked questions FOR MINESSE

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.

Gestodene

Q. What is gestodene, ethinylestradiol?
Both gestodene and ethinylestradiol are oral contraceptive pills.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MINESSE TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
80%
Can't say
20%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
75%
No
25%

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)