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OVAFEM PLUS 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE

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Composition for OVAFEM PLUS

Dehydroepiandrosterone(75 mg),Coenzyme Q10(75 mg)

food interaction for OVAFEM PLUS

alcohol interaction for OVAFEM PLUS

pregnancy interaction for OVAFEM PLUS

lactation interaction for OVAFEM PLUS

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alcohol
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for OVAFEM PLUS

Dehydroepiandrosterone(75 mg)

Uses

Dehydroepiandrosterone is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism (decrese in male hormone).

How it works

Dehydroepiandrosterone is similar to the natural male hormone testosterone.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Acne, Bone pain, Joint pain, Joint stiffness, Back pain, Blood in urine, Depression, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry eye, Shortness of breath, Eye infection, Hair loss, Headache, Increased creatinine level in blood, Increased blood pressure, Influenza like syndrome, Itching, Joint inflammation, Swelling of lymph nodes, Mouth ulcer, Lip ulcer, Muscle pain, Nasal infection, Rash, Cough, Lupus erythematosus, Sinus inflammation, Sore throat, Swelling, Vomiting, Weakness, Abnormal hair growth on a women face and body
Coenzyme Q10(75 mg)

Uses

Coenzyme Q10 is used in nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

CoQ10 is a fat-soluble compound (chemical) synthesized by the body, required for the proper function of many organs and chemical reactions in the body. It also acts as an antioxidant (substance that protects against cell damage) by neutralizing the free radicals (waste products formed in the body during energy production).

Common side effects

Nausea, Night sweats, Pneumonitis, Abnormal breathing, Altered sperm motility, Chest pain, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in paying attention, Fainting, Fatigue, Fungal infection of skin, Headache, Hearing loss, Heartburn, Indigestion, Influenza like symptoms, Insomnia, Rash, Itching, Loss of appetite, Low energy, Muscle pain, Respiratory tract infection, Running nose, Sinus infection, Sinus inflammation, Sore throat, Stomach pain, Stomach upset, Trembling, Vomiting

Common Dosage for OVAFEM PLUS 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE

Patients taking OVAFEM PLUS 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE

  • 91%
    Once A Day
  • 9%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for OVAFEM PLUS

No substitutes found

Top Endocrinologists

  • Dr. Beena Bansal
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.6
  • Dr. Richa Chaturvedi
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.5
  • Dr. Harmandeep Kaur
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.5
  • Dr. Ambrish Mithal
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.5
  • Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.4

Expert advice for OVAFEM PLUS

  • Do consult your doctor before taking dehydroepiandrosterone, if you have a history of heart problems; low blood levels of ‘good cholesterol’ (HDL); diabetes; liver or kidney problems; prostate cancer or an enlarged prostate gland; cancers of breast or uterus; or any mental disorder.
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone is not recommended for use in children and males. 
  • Do not take Dehydroepiandrosterone if you are pregnant or breastfeeding t or planning to become pregnant.


Frequently asked questions for OVAFEM PLUS

Dehydroepiandrosterone

Q.Is dehydroepiandrosterone safe?
Yes. Dehydroepiandrosterone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is dehydroepiandrosterone a steroid?
Yes. Dehydroepiandrosterone has a steroidal structure similar to naturally produced hormone dehydroepiandrosterone in the body

Q.Is dehydroepiandrosterone legal/ is used for?
Dehydroepiandrosterone is a prescription drug

Q.Does dehydroepiandrosterone work?
It is used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (disease in which your body's immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs) in women and women with adrenal insufficiency, aging skin, weak bones (osteoporosis), decreasing symptoms of menopause and depression. It is used but results from clinical trials of dehydroepiandrosterone regarding its effectiveness have been inconsistent

Q.Is dehydroepiandrosterone a hormone?
Yes. Dehydroepiandrosterone is a steroidal hormone made and released by the adrenal glands in the body. It is involved in the production of male and female sex hormones (androgens and estrogen)

Q.Is dehydroepiandrosterone FDA approved?
Dehydroepiandrosterone is approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (disease in which your body's immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs) in women

Q.What is dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate?
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-sulfate) is a processed form (metabolite) of hormone

Q.What is dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate test?
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) released by adrenal glands in males and females. The dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate test is used to measure blood levels of DHEA-sulfate to check the functioning of the adrenal glands. High blood levels of DHEA-sulfate is found in women with male characteristics (virilism), abnormal hair growth on a women's face and body (hirsutism), infertility or irregular periods. DHEA-sulfate levels are lower in women having systemic lupus erythematosus (disease in which your body's immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs) and osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones)

Q.What is dehydroepiandrosterone made from?
Dehydroepiandrosterone is made artificially in laboratories from chemicals found in wild yam and soy

Q.How long can I take DHEA for?
Please follow the advice of your doctor regarding the dose and duration of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Q.Can I take DHEA with HRT/ Androgel/testosterone/birth control?
Use of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) containing androgens (e.g. testosterone; trade name: Androgel) and estrogens should be avoided due to increased risk of side effects. Birth control medications that may contain estrogen (or similar drugs) should be avoided while taking DHEA

Q.Can I take DHEA with thyroid medication/ Synthroid/ Clomid/ Vitex?
There are no known serious interactions between dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and thyroid medications (levothyroxine; trade name: Synthroid), clomiphene (trade name: Clomid) or Vitex (herb used to improve fertility). Please inform your doctor about all the medications (including herbal and dietary supplements) you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects

Q.Can I take DHEA with Wellbutrin?
Drugs used for the treatment of depression including bupropion (trade name: Wellbutrin) should be used with caution while taking dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA. Please inform your doctor if you have any psychiatric condition and are receiving any medication for it before taking DHEA

Q.Can I take DHEA with high blood pressure?
Please consult your doctor before taking dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) if you have high blood pressure

Q.Does dehydroepiandrosterone build muscle?
Dehydroepiandrosterone may be used to build muscles and increase muscle strength, however, there are insufficient evidences supporting its effectiveness.

Coenzyme Q10

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 a vitamin?
No, Coenzyme Q10 is not a vitamin. It is a vitamin-like substance found throughout the body

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 FDA approved?
Yes, At least one formulation of CoQ10 has been FDA-approved as an orphan drug for rare genetic disorders such as mitochondrial deficiencies

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 natural?
Yes, Coenzyme Q10 is natural as it is synthesized in the human body. CoQ10 is found in most cells of the body, with high concentrations in the heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 good for weight loss?
It is not yet studied or established in humans whether Coenzyme Q10 supplementation is beneficial for weight loss

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 safe/ bad for you?
If taken as a supplement at the prescribed doses Coenzyme Q10 is safe, and not bad for you. Although, it may cause some side effects

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 a blood thinner/ blood thinning agent/ Plavix (clopidogrel)?
No, Coenzyme Q10 does not have any known effects on blood thinning. However, if given with a blood thinning agent, it may increase the risk of bleeding

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 effective in statin myopathy?
There is some evidence that coenzyme Q10 might reduce muscle pain caused due to statin therapy which are used to lower the cholesterol. However, more research is needed to determine whether coenzyme Q10 supplementation might be beneficial

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with lisinopril?
Lisinopril is prescribed for high blood pressure. CoQ10 may be prescribed along with the blood pressure lowering medications to aid their effect. However, combined use might cause your blood pressure to go too low

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with Lipitor/Crestor?
Statins are cholesterol lowering drugs. Coenzyme Q10 has been found to be beneficial in statin induced muscle pain (myopathy) and may be prescribed together if you experience this side-effect. However, coenzyme Q10 is known to interact adversely with statins. Consult your physician before taking statins and CoQ10 together

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with citalopram?
There is some evidence that coenzyme Q10 might interact with antidepressants such as citalopram. Please consult your doctor before using coenzyme Q10 while on citalopram therapy

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with fish oil?
There are no known serious interactions between coenzyme Q10 and fish oil

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with warfarin?
Taking coenzyme Q10 with warfarin must be avoided, as it may increase the risk of bleeding

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with other vitamins/multivitamins?
There are no known serious interactions between coenzyme Q10 other vitamins; However, please consult your doctor before using coenzyme Q10 with other vitamins or multivitamin supplementation

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with Synthroid?
Coenzyme Q10 may affect thyroid hormone levels and interact with synthetic thyroid agents such as Synthroid. Consult your doctor before taking Synthyroid and CoQ10 together

Q.Can I take Coenzyme Q10 with atenolol?
There is some evidence that coenzyme Q10 might interact with betablockers such as atenolol and cause excessive lowering of blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before using coenzyme Q10 while on atenolol therapy

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 reduce/lower blood pressure?
Few clinical studies have shown that coenzyme Q10 can slightly reduce blood pressure. If given with a blood pressure lowering medicine, it may excessively reduce blood pressure

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 cause weight gain?
No, Coenzyme Q10 does not have any known effects on body weight

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 reduce Cholesterol/triglycerides?
No, Coenzyme Q10 does not have any known cholesterol / triglyceride lowering effects

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 gives you energy?
Coenzyme Q-10 does participate in the energy production

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 cause insomnia/ gas?
Yes, Coenzyme Q10 can rarely cause insomnia, and may even cause gas

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 cause hair loss?
No, Coenzyme Q10 does not have any known effects on hair loss

Q.Does coenzyme Q10 cause improve egg quality?
No, Coenzyme Q10 does not have any known effects on egg quality

Q.Is Coenzyme Q10 good for your skin and heart?
Yes, Coenzyme Q10 supplementation is known to have protective effects on the heart. Due to its antioxidant effects, it may be good for your skin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 30 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)