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Richova -SR Tablet


Overview

Uses of Richova Tablet SR

Richova Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Acne
  • Hot flashes
  • Injection site pain
  • Weight gain
  • Prostate enlargement
  • Increased red blood cells

How to use Richova Tablet SR

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. Richova -SR Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Richova Tablet SR works

Richova -SR Tablet 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.

Richova Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Richova -SR Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Richova -SR Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Richova -SR Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Richova -SR Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Richova Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Richova -SR Tablet, 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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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Richova safe?

Yes. Richova is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Richova a steroid?

Yes. Richova has a steroidal structure similar to naturally produced hormone Richova in the body

Q. Is Richova legal/ is used for?

Richova is a prescription drug

Q. Does Richova 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 Richova regarding its effectiveness have been inconsistent

Q. Is Richova a hormone?

Yes. Richova 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 Richova FDA approved?

Richova 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 Richova sulfate?

Richova sulfate (DHEA-sulfate) is a processed form (metabolite) of hormone

Q. What is Richova sulfate test?

Richova (DHEA) released by adrenal glands in males and females. The Richova 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 Richova made from?

Richova 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 Richova build muscle?

Richova may be used to build muscles and increase muscle strength, however, there are insufficient evidences supporting its effectiveness.

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References
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  3. DailyMed. Dehydroepiandrosterone, pregnenolone, progesterone. [Accessed 12 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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