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Ormetect 60 mg Capsule


Uses of Ormetect Capsule

Ormetect Capsule side effects

  • Irregular menstrual cycle

How to use Ormetect Capsule

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. Ormetect 60 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ormetect Capsule works

Ormetect 60 mg Capsule is a birth control pill. It acts by preventing the implantation of the fertilized ovum to the womb (uterus).

Ormetect Capsule related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Ormetect 60 mg Capsule 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.
It is not known whether Ormetect 60 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Ormetect 60 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ormetect 60 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Ormetect 60 mg Capsule is used as an oral contraceptive pill. Being a non-hormonal medicine, it has minimal side effects as compared to other hormonal birth control medicines. 
  • It is also used in the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
  • Ormetect 60 mg Capsule may cause delayed periods in few women. However, this occurs in about 8% of users, usually in the first three months.
  • Ormetect 60 mg Capsule is safe for breastfeeding women.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ormetect

I deliver a baby on 6 march after that I have period from 11 April .and after that have no period again till now but have intercourse on 25 may . could I get pills to avoid unwanted pregnancy. My breastfeeding is continue till now
Dr. Suman Rao
Combined pills can't be taken to avoid pregnancy. You can take emergency contraception pills but remember they have high failure rates. Do a urine pregnancy test if your periods are delayed.
Hi Doctor, We recently got married. We decided that we will get pregnant after min of 2 years. And now we are using condom as contraception method. We want to avoid condom and feel real sensation. Can you suggest and contraceptive pill.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Try loette contraceptive pills. They are low dose pills and are effective.
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User Feedback


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

Ormetect contains a non-hormonal medicine, i.e. Centchroman/Ormeloxifene. It is used as an oral contraceptive medicine. It may also be used in the treatment of uterine bleeding.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Ormetect?

You should take Ormetect, as advised by your doctor. However, for contraception, you are required to take two tablets a week for the first 12 weeks ( for e.g. on Sunday and Wednesday), and then one tablet a week. It is also advisable to use condom, in addition to taking Ormetect, for the period of the first 8 weeks of use.

Q. I am breastfeeding my baby. Is Ormetect safe for me?

Yes, Ormetect is safe for breastfeeding mothers as it is a non-hormonal and non-steroidal medicine.

Q. If I become pregnant while on Ormetect, will my fetus be harmed?

Such a situation is called method failure where the contraception fails to prevent pregnancy. In case you conceive even after taking Novex, there is nothing to worry about. This medicine does not cause anomalies in the fetus and the baby has normal growth and development. However, stop taking this medicine as soon as you get to know about your pregnancy.

Q. Does Ormetect cause vaginal discharge, spotting, breakthrough bleeding or menorrhagia?

No, Ormetect does not cause vaginal discharge, spotting, breakthrough bleeding or menorrhagia.

Q. What if I miss my pill?

Take the missed pill as soon as you remember. If the pill is missed by 1 or more days but less than 7 days, follow the regular schedule and use an alternate method (e.g. condoms) till the next period. If the pill is missed by more than 7 days, restart the schedule like a new user.

Q. What are the common side effects of taking Ormetect?

As per the clinical studies conducted so far in women of reproductive age groups, Ormetect (Centchroman or Ormeloxifene) has been found to be safe and free from the common side effects of hormonal birth control pills. If any new sign or symptom bothers you while taking Ormetect, please consult with your doctor.

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