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Ovagen 50mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Ovagen 50mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat female infertility. It is used in women who are unable to become pregnant, due to ovulation problems or suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Ovagen 50mg Tablet should be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. It is not a safe medicine for long term use, hence it is usually advisable for a period of 3 menstrual cycle.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, bloating, headache and hot flushes. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. Some serious side effects which mean your doctor should know immediately include ovary over stimulation (pelvic pain, stomach pain, trouble breathing and weight gain), and blurring of vision.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had an early menopause or infertile, or have ovarian fibroids or swollen ovary. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, you should avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.

Uses of Ovagen Tablet

Side effects of Ovagen Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Headache
  • Enlarged Ovary
  • Hot flashes
  • Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Breast discomfort

How to use Ovagen 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. Ovagen 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ovagen Tablet works

Ovagen 50mg Tablet is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) which treats female infertility. It works by promoting the release of reproductive hormones. This helps stimulate the release of eggs from the ovary (ovulation).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ovagen 50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Ovagen 50mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ovagen 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ovagen 50mg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ovagen 50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ovagen 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ovagen Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ovagen 50mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ovagen 50mg Tablet promotes the release of reproductive hormones so it is used in women who cannot get pregnant because they are not ovulating or have a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • It is not safe for long-term use. Hence, it is advisable not to use it for more than 3 menstrual cycles. 
  • The medicine will cause ovulation after 5-10 days. It is advisable to have regular intercourse during this period.
  • It may cause blurring of vision. Be cautious while driving or doing anything requiring mental focus.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience abdominal pain and distention, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and weight gain while taking this medicine.

Interaction with Drugs

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FAQs

Q. What is the Ovagen used for?

Ovagen is used in some women who are unable to become pregnant, due to problem with ovulation (release of an egg) or have a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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

For best results, take Ovagen strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day, and the duration for which you take the medicine depends on the medical problem being treated.

Q. After how many days of Ovagen intake should I have sex to get pregnant?

It is ideal to have sex after 5-10 days of taking Ovagen. However, your doctor may examine you regularly during the treatment and suggest you the best possible days.

Q. For how many cycles can I take Ovagen?

Your treatment with Ovagen may be repeated by the doctor until you get pregnant. However, the treatment can be repeated only for up to 4 menstrual cycles.

Q. What are the common side effects of using Ovagen?

The most common side effects associated with Ovagen are hot flushes (red and warm face), stomach discomfort, and breast pain. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can I take Ovagen without a doctor’s prescription?

No, Ovagen is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold without a doctor’s prescription

Q. Can I take Ovagen if I have an ovarian cyst?

No, Ovagen should not be taken, if there is a cyst in the ovary. Please consult your doctor before use

Q. Can I take Ovagen with metformin?

Ovagen can be taken with metformin, only if advised by your doctor.

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