Medicine Overview of Ovral Tablet
Side Effects of Ovral are Nausea, Headache, Breast pain, Irregular uterine bleeding.
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 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Ovral 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.
In Depth Information on Ovral Tablet
Ovral Tablet related warnings
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Ovral Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Ovral Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nonhormonal contraceptives is preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
It is not known whether Ovral Tablet 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 Ovral Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ovral Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Ovral Tablet
Q. Are there any specific contraindications to the use of Ovral?
The use of Ovral is not recommended in patients with known allergy to any of its component or excipients. It is not indicated in patients with a history of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, migraine headache, liver disease or tumors, uterine bleeding, breast cancer, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (blood clot).
Q. Can Ovral be taken by a patient who smokes?
Ovral should not be taken by a person who smokes. Smoking increases the risk of serious side effects like death from heart attack, blood clots or stroke. The risk increases in patients who are obese or over 35 years old and with an increasing number of cigarettes. Inform your doctor if you smoke, before Ovral.
Q. What if I miss my regular menstrual periods while taking Ovral?
If you miss your regular menstrual periods while taking Ovral, you may be pregnant. Some women may miss periods or have light periods while taking Ovral even when they are not pregnant. Contact your doctor if you think you are pregnant, missed one or two periods. This may happen in case you are not taking Ovral at the same time every day.
Q. Are there any drug interactions associated with the use of Ovral?
Yes, Ovral does show drug interaction with drugs or herbal products that induce certain enzymes (ex, CYP3A4) in our body. These drugs may decrease the effectiveness of Ovral or increase breakthrough bleeding (bleeding between menstrual periods). Inform your doctor about all the medicines that you are taking when you are advised to take Ovral.
Q. Can Ovral cause bleeding or spotting between the regular menstrual periods?
Yes, Ovral can cause some unexpected bleeding or spotting, especially during the first three months. This bleeding or spotting decrease with time. You may have unexpected bleeding if you are not taking pills regularly. Do not stop taking Ovral because of this. If the spotting continues for more than seven days or if the bleeding is heavy. Consult a healthcare provider.
Q. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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