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Dub 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Obsurge Biotech Ltd
Medicine composition: Norethisterone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 09, 2019

Menstrual disorders such as abnormal vaginal bleeding caused due to hormonal imbalance are treated by the use of this medication. It is a synthetic form of progestin which is also used to prevent unwanted pregnancies and birth control.

This medication works mainly by stopping ovulation. It changes the lining of the uterus which makes it less likely for attached eggs to fertilize. Also, it is an effective and convenient form of short-term contraception for about eight weeks.

This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions

  • Allergy

  • Liver Disease

  • Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

  • Breast / Uterine Cancer

  • Heart And Blood Vessel Disorder

A portion of the side effects caused by this drug

  • Stomach Discomfort And Pain

  • Acneiform Eruptions

  • Loss Of Vision Or Blurred Vision

  • Bulging Of Eyes

  • Headache

  • Sharp Or Crushing Pain In Chest

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to vary based on the intended use and quantity consumed.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time taken for this medicine to show it's effect is subject to vary from one person to another. It also varies based on the intended use and levels of other sex hormones in the body.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dub 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. It is recommended to use additional means of contraception if you have missed a scheduled dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.

This medication works by inhibiting the secretion of gonadotropins from the pituitary gland and preventing the maturation of follicles and the process of ovulation.

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 Disease

    This medication interacts with Hepatic neoplasms, Depression, Fluid Retention and edema, and Retinal thrombosis.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Carbamazepine, Clarithromycin, Divalproex, Mycophenolate Mofetil, Phenytoin, Tranexamic Acid, Insulin, Aminophylline, Phenobarbital, and Griseofulvin.

Ques: What is Dub 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication has Norethisterone as an active element present. It performs its action by mimicking the effects of natural progesterone. It helps regulate the growth and shedding of the womb lining, thereby treating menstrual irregularities.

Ques: What are the uses of Dub 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as pain during menstruation, endometriosis, heavy menstrual bleeding, breast cancer and amenorrhoea.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Dub 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of this medication which are as follows: headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, nausea, irregular menstrual cycle, and ovarian cysts.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Dub 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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