Medicine Overview of Ovisterone Capsule
Side Effects of Ovisterone are Acne, Hot flashes, Injection site pain, Weight gain, Prostate enlargement, Increased red blood cells.
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. Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule is a hormonal medication. It gets converted into sex hormones in the body which are essential for the production and development of healthy eggs. Thus, it helps treat female infertility.
In Depth Information on Ovisterone Capsule
- You have been prescribed Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
- It should be taken with food.
- Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor red blood cells, liver function, testosterone, and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels while taking Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule.
- Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as frequent or persistent erections, irritability, nervousness or weight gain after starting treatment with this medicine.
Ovisterone Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ovisterone 25 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Ovisterone Capsule
Yes. Ovisterone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Ovisterone a steroid?
Yes. Ovisterone has a steroidal structure similar to naturally produced hormone Ovisterone in the body
Q. Is Ovisterone legal/ is used for?
Ovisterone is a prescription drug
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 Ovisterone regarding its effectiveness have been inconsistent
Q. Is Ovisterone a hormone?
Yes. Ovisterone 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 Ovisterone FDA approved?
Ovisterone 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 Ovisterone sulfate?
Ovisterone sulfate (DHEA-sulfate) is a processed form (metabolite) of hormone
Q. What is Ovisterone sulfate test?
Ovisterone (DHEA) released by adrenal glands in males and females. The Ovisterone 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 Ovisterone made from?
Ovisterone 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 Ovisterone build muscle?
Ovisterone may be used to build muscles and increase muscle strength, however, there are insufficient evidences supporting its effectiveness.
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