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Ovral G Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Ovral G Tablet is used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent releases and fertilization of the egg.

Ovral G Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. You should have to start taking the pill on the day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for whole month and start with a new pack once the pack get finished. In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, in that case, you must use a condom while intercourse for a period of 2 days.

Nausea, headache, and breast pain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer. Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of blood clot.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of uterus/cervix, or vagina. 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. Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ovral G Tablet

Side effects of Ovral G Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ovral G

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Breast pain
  • Irregular uterine bleeding

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

How Ovral G Tablet works

Ovral G Tablet is a combined oral contraceptive pill. It works by preventing the release of egg (ovulation) and affecting sperm movement in the womb to prevent its union with the egg. It also changes the lining of the womb and renders it unsuitable for pregnancy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ovral G Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Ovral G 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
Information regarding the use of Ovral G Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ovral G Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ovral G Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ovral G Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ovral G Tablet to help you prevent pregnancy.
  • It also results in lighter, less painful and more regular menstrual bleeding.
  • Take your pill at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persists.
  • Do not use Ovral G Tablet if you are obese, over 35, smoke, on prolonged bed rest or have a history of blood clots.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.

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OVRAL g tab kyo li jati h. Aur kab li jati h
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hi PATIENT to 1mgdoctors. Ovral G is a combined hormonal pill and has many uses. It can be used as a contraceptive, it can be used if a person has irregular periods, of very heavy period flow. It can used in PCOD and also in some dermatological conditions.Its taken daily in a single dose for 21 days.
Suggest burth control pills for 36year lady
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Usually birth control pills are prescribed only after assessing all physical parameters and excluding medical conditions like hypertension, diabetes etc. However in a normal healthy woman, pills like Ovral G would be beneficial.
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FAQs

Q. What is Ovral G and what is it used for?

Ovral G is a combined oral contraceptive medicine that contains two hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is used to prevent pregnancy.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Ovral G?

Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. However, take it at the same time each day, to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss my regular menstrual periods while taking Ovral G?

If you miss your menstrual periods while taking Ovral G, you may be pregnant. Some women may miss periods or have light periods while taking Ovral G even if they are not pregnant. Contact your doctor if you think you are pregnant or have missed one or two periods. This may happen in case you are not taking Ovral G at the same time every day.

Q. Can Ovral G cause bleeding or spotting between the regular menstrual periods?

Yes, Ovral G can cause some unexpected bleeding or spotting, especially during the first three months. Do not stop taking Ovral G because of this. This bleeding or spotting decreases with time. You may have unexpected bleeding if you do not take the pills regularly. Consult your doctor if the spotting continues for more than seven days or if the bleeding is heavy.

Q. What if I forget to take Ovral G?

If you forget to take one tablet, take it as soon as you remember, even if it means taking two tablets at the same time and then follow the usual dosing schedule. However, if you forget to take two or more doses, you may not be totally protected against pregnancy. In this case, start taking the tablet as soon as you remember and use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms for at least next 7 days to prevent pregnancy. Frequent missing of doses may lead to unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor, if this persists.

Q. What if I vomit after taking Ovral G?

If you vomit within 3-4 hours after taking Ovral G, then it is considered as a missed dose. So, you should take another dose as soon as you feel well enough.

Q. What are the common side effects of taking Ovral G?

You may experience irregular vaginal bleeding while taking Ovral G. Other common side effects include headache, nausea (feeling sick), depression (sad mood), and breast pain. Most of them are temporary if these persist consult with your doctor.

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