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Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)

Information about Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)

Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) Uses

Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) is used in the treatment of female infertility.

How Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) works

Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) 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.

Common side effects of Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)

Acne, Hot flashes, Increased red blood cells, Prostate enlargement, Weight gain
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Expert advice for Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)

  • Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) is used in the treatment of female infertility.
  • It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • You may experience side effects like acne, hot flashes, and weight gain. Inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • Inform your doctor if have a history of stroke, blood clot, or circulation problems.

Frequently asked questions for Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)

Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)

Q. Can Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) be taken while I am pregnant?

No, you should not take Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine as it can affect the fetus in the womb.

Q. Is Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) used in assisted reproduction or patients with infertility?

Yes, Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) can be used in patients of infertility to assist in in vitro fertilization (IVF). It serves as precursors of male and female sex hormones (testosterone and estrogen, respectively). The use of Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) can be helpful in women with diminished ovarian functionality (lower count or quality of the eggs).

Q. Can Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) be used to improve bone strength in osteoporosis?

Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized) has been shown to improve bone density and prevent osteoporosis. Hence, it can be useful in cases of osteoporosis, particularly in post-menopausal women. Do not start taking this medication for improving bone health. Contact your doctor first who will evaluate your condition before starting this medication.

Q. What is Micronization of Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized)? Does it have any advantages?

Micronization of a particular substance means transforming the compound into very small particles by various methods. On Micronization, the particle size gets smaller which helps in easy dissolution of the medication. This helps in faster and complete absorption of Dehydroepiandrosterone (Micronized). As a result of Micronization the effectiveness of the medication increases.

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