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Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection

Manufacturer: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Medroxyprogesterone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 30, 2020

Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection is a progestin that is it helps regulate menstrual cycles and ovulation in women. The drug works similar to the hormone progesterone. It is prescribed for treating irregular periods, abnormal bleeding in uterine and for amenorrhea. This drug can also help stop the overgrowth of the uterus lining.

Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection comes as tablet that is taken orally, usually once a day once in a while. Consult your doctor for the usage and dose. Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection is also used in hormone replacement therapy for treating menopause symptoms. This drug also reduces the risk of developing uterine cancer by preventing the growth of endometrial hyperplasia.

Immediately seek medical attention if you notice any allergic reactions such as rashes, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. etc. Serious side effects of Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection include:

Apart from these it also has some less serious side effects such as insomnia, change in appetite or weight loss, breast tenderness and discharge, loss of scalp hair, acne, rashes, itching, spotting and changes in your menstrual periods.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gynaecologist before using this medicine.

This medication is helpful in treating the given problems

A patient can suffer from the following side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Weight Gain

  • Depression

  • Bone And Joint Pain

  • Breast Pain

  • Loss Of Vision Or Blurred Vision

  • Itching Or Rash

  • Amenorrhoea

  • Breast Cancer

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time for which this medicine will remain active is yet to be estimated.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time required for this medicine to initiate its action is yet to be estimated.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported against this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as soon you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost the time for next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected.

This medication, when taken at the prescribed dosage to female once in 3 months, impedes the gonadotropin secretion. This inhibition leads to prevention of follicular maturation and ovulation causing thinning of endometrial. The overall effect produced is known as its contraceptive action.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Interaction between alcohol and this medicine is unknown.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    This medicine may interfere in the test results of Blood coagulation and thyroid function test. Thus patient must his doctor before any blood testing, as it may give a false report for the same.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medicine is known to interact with Carbamazepine, Griseofulvin, Ketoconazole, Insulin, Acitretin and Protease inhibiors.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Patients who suffer from breast cancer, liver disease, fluid retention, depression and thrombophlebitis should exercise caution.

Ques: How does Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection work?

Ans: It works similar to the progesterone hormone naturally produced by the body. This drug helps in regulating the periods, stopping irregular bleeding, and controlling the withdrawal bleeding in case of amenorrhea (unusual stopping of menstrual periods).

Ques: What is Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection used for?

Ans: This drug is also used to prevent endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of the lining of the uterus) in women who are taking conjugated estrogens.

Ques: When and how to take Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection?

Ans: It is advised to consume this drug as advised by your doctor. You can consume it with or without food, preferably at the same time of each day to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Ques: What if I miss taking Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection?

Ans: Ideally, you should not miss any dose during any treatment. Missing a dose may increase the likelihood of breakthrough vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). However, if you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the usual dosing schedule.

Ques: What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection?

Ans: Side effects include headache, nausea (feeling sick), weight gain, breast pain, and unusual vaginal bleeding or spotting.

Ques: Is Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection a contraceptive?

Ans: No, this drug is not a contraceptive.
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