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)
  • ₹1499
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹1414
    Suremed Lifecare Pvt 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 24 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)