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ESTRANON TABLET

Manufacturer: Organon (India) Ltd
Medicine composition: Ethinyl Estradiol, Cyproterone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 03, 2019

ESTRANON TABLET is a combination drug, which helps in the prevention of pregnancy. Ensure that you take ESTRANON TABLET only if it is prescribed by your doctor.

The drug should not be used in case you are allergic to any substance present in it. Avoid taking it if you are expecting, or planning on a pregnancy. Patients who have a history of blood clots and suffer from angina should discuss the uses and risks of the drug before taking it. Women who smoke excessively or are under the age of 35 are also not advised to take ESTRANON TABLET.

It is natural that some medications and health conditions may interfere with how ESTRANON TABLET works. To avoid any complications provide your health care professional a detailed medical history, including information about any health problems or allergies you have and a list of drugs that you are taking presently.

The medication should be taken as per the directions given by your doctor. It is meant for oral consumption and should be taken with food or without. If you have a stomach problem it is best that you take ESTRANON TABLET along with a meal to prevent any kind of discomfort. To ensure that the drug is effective make sure you do not miss a dose.

When taking ESTRANON TABLET some common side effects that you are likely to experience are development of a migraine, tension in the breasts, dizziness, vaginitis, headaches, high blood pressure, cramps in the abdomen, acne, nausea along with vomiting.

In case you do experience any of the above mentioned side effects it is best that you inform your doctor about it and seek further medical guidance. If you do have an allergic reaction to it and develop itchy rashes, chest pain and breathing problems or hives get in touch with your doctor immediately.

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.
  • Post Menopausal Hormonal Replacement Therapy

    This medicine is used to replenish the levels of estrogen hormone in women past menopause.
  • Female Hypogonadism

    This medicine is used to treat the deficiency of sex hormone due to delayed development of certain glands in females.
  • Palliative Treatment Of Cancer

    This medicine is used to treat certain symptoms in a patient suffering from end stage cancer of the breast or prostate.
  • Oral Contraceptives

    This medicine is used as the estrogen component of an oral contraceptive pill.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known allergy to estrogen products or any other ingredient present along with it.
  • Undiagnosed Vaginal Bleeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal episode of vaginal bleeding which was not diagnosed.
  • Heart And Blood Vessel Disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a disease of the heart or blood vessels viz. deep vein thrombosis, recent heart attack, other blood clotting disorders etc.
  • Estrogen-Dependent Tumor

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having cancer which is attributed to abnormal levels of the hormone estrogen in the body for prolonged duration.
  • Liver Disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an impairment of liver function owing to a disease or other contributing factors.
  • Breast Pain

  • Vomiting

  • Weight Gain

  • Dizziness

  • Depression

  • Back Pain

  • Headache

  • Vaginal Discharge With No Odor

  • Flu-Like Symptoms

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Troubled Breathing And Swallowing

  • Change In The Texture Of Breast Skin And Nipples

  • Inverted Nipples

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for 3-4 days
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 4-6 hours of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in immediate future. Contact your doctor if you suspect a pregnancy while being treated with this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine should be used with caution in women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • 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.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding.
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This medicine is a semisynthetic estrogen which enters the cells and binds to the estrogen receptors and forms a complex that enters the cell nucleus and bind to the DNA. This activates the DNA transcription of genes that are involved in estrogenic cellular responses.

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

    Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

    This medicine should be used with caution if the patient has had an episode of abnormal vaginal bleeding especially if the intended use is for a long duration. It is advised to undergo a diagnostic test to ascertain the reason for the abnormal bleeding. Conditions like endometrial hyperplasia should be ruled out before starting the therapy with ethinyl estradiol.

    Estrogen-Dependent Tumor

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a tumor caused due to abnormal levels of estrogen in the body. The tumor may be of the endometrium or the breasts. Suitable diagnostic tests should be performed before starting treatment with estradiol.

    Hypertension

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having high blood pressure. The risk of adverse effects on the heart and blood vessels are extremely high in such cases. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring is a must in such cases.

    Heart And Blood Vessel Disorder

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have had or are currently having a disease of the heart and blood vessels. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the severity of the condition.

    Hepatic Neoplasms

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient has cancer of the liver is suspected of having it. Your doctor may decide the best course of treatment after assessing the condition.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Use of these medicines together can cause some serious side effects. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring while taking them together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Prednisolone

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring while using these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Tetracycline

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high while using these medicines together. Your doctor may determine the course of treatment after assessing your condition.

    Tranexamic Acid

    These medicines should not be taken together unless absolutely necessary since the risk of adverse effects are significantly high. However, your doctor may determine the best course of treatment depending on the severity of the condition.

    Warfarin

    Report the use of warfarin or any other medication taken to manage blood clots in the body. You may need a dose adjustment and safety monitoring while using these medicines together.

    Sulfadiazine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high while using these medicines together. Your doctor may determine the course of treatment after assessing your condition.
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