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    Ulipristal acetate

    Information about Ulipristal acetate

    Ulipristal acetate uses

    Ulipristal acetate is used as uterine fibroids.

    How ulipristal acetate works

    Ulipristal acetate modulates the activity of progesterone, a natural female hormone.

    Common side effects of ulipristal acetate

    Fatigue, Headache, Dizziness, Breast tenderness, Back pain, Mood changes, Pelvic pain, Pain during periods, Muscle pain

    Available Medicine for Ulipristal acetate

    • ₹1499
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1499
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1490
      Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1499
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1499
      Pharmanova India Drugs Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1414
      Suremed Lifecare Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1499
      Delcure Life Sciences
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1499
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Ulipristal acetate

    • Take ulipristal within the first week of your menstrual period.
    • Do not take ulipristal for regular contraception.
    • Never stop taking ulipristal acetate without the advice of your doctor even if you feel better, as symptoms may re-occur later.
    • Seek medical advice if your menstrual bleeding does not reduce or stop within the first 10 days of treatment with ulipristal acetate.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as ulipristal acetate may cause dizziness.
    • Should not be given to patients allergic to ulipristal acetate or any of its ingredients.
    • Should not be given to women under 18 years of age.
    • Should not be given to females with vaginal bleeding caused due to other than uterine fibroids.
    • Should not be given to women who have cancer of the uterus (womb), cervix (the neck of the womb), ovary or breast.
    • Should not be given to women with severe asthma treated by oral glucocorticoid.
    • Should not be given to pregnant or breastfeeding females.

    Frequently asked questions for Ulipristal acetate

    Ulipristal acetate

    Q. Is Ulipristal acetate safe?
    Ulipristal acetate is safe if taken in recommended dose as prescribed by your doctor.
    Q. Is Ulipristal acetate available in India?
    Yes, Ulipristal acetate is available in India

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)