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Fibristal 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
Medicine composition: Ulipristal acetate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Fibristal 5Mg Tablet is a Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulator (SPRM) that is used as an emergency contraceptive and a medication for uterine fibroid. It is used for the prevention of pregnancy in case any regular method of birth control failed.

The use of Fibristal 5Mg Tablet should be avoided if you are already pregnant or if you are allergic to it or any ingredients in it. You should also avoid using it if you are breastfeeding. It is advised that you consult a doctor, before taking Fibristal 5Mg Tablet, if you experienced your last menstrual period more than four weeks ago or have a history of tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, or you are already on some medication. It should also be avoided if your menstrual period has not yet started, or if your menopause has already passed.

The reported side effects of Fibristal 5Mg Tablet are menstrual pain, nausea, stomach pain, tired feeling, dizziness, and headache. You should immediately visit your doctor if start experiencing allergic reactions like rashes, difficult breathing, swelling in tongue, throat, lips, face, or if you encounter extreme pain in the lower abdominal area after 3-5 weeks of using Fibristal 5Mg Tablet .

Fibristal 5Mg Tablet is available as 30mg tablets that has to be taken orally. It should be taken within 5 days (120 hours) after suspected contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Obstetrician before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Fibristal 5Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Headache

Breast tenderness

Mood changes

Pain during periods

Muscle pain.

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Fibroprist 5mg tablet 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?

Fibroprist 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fibristal 5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Are there any missed dose instructions?

If you miss a dose of Ulipristal acetate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.\n
The precise working nature of Fibristal 5Mg Tablet has not yet been fully determined. Fibristal 5Mg Tablet works by inhibiting ovulation. This inhibition happens by preventing progestin combination to the receptor known as progesterone.
What are you using Fibristal 5Mg Tablet for?
Other
contraceptive
Pain
How much was the improvement?
Average
Excellent
Poor
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within 2 days
Within 2 hours
Within a day
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Not taking on daily level
Thrice a day
Twice a day
How did you take this medicine?
With or without food
With Food
Empty stomach
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Headache
Fatigue
Mood changes
No Side Effects
Back Pain
Dizziness
Breast tenderness
No side effects
Pelvic Pain
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Popular Questions & Answers

If I use fibristal tablet for my 12 cm fibroids how long will it take to go away. Does fibristal tablet help with weight loss.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
If I use fibristal tablet for my 12 cm fibroids how long will it take to go away. Does fibristal tablet help with wei...
Tab fibristal just reduces the size of fibroid and reduces the amount of bleeding. It will not have much effect on 12 cm fibroid as size is quite big. It will be better if you get your fibroid removed surgically.
1 person found this helpful

I'm 40 years female having fibroids in my uterus for which I'm taking medicine fibristal it's 3mnth course as I don't want to go for operation but I find my weight is increasing rapidly is this medicine is the cause of my increasing weight pl clarify. Should I go for a surgery removal of uterus or should I wait pl suggest.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I'm 40 years female having fibroids in my uterus for which I'm taking medicine fibristal it's 3mnth course as I don't...
Hi lybrate-user fibristal is not responsible for weight gain, please complete coarse for 3 months see the result, comparison of relief of the symptoms, then take call for surgery. If you want to avoid surgery then you can go for other treatment li...
2 people found this helpful

Hi Dr. I am 31 years old female. One month before I lost my son during delivery as it was preterm labor and true knot. There is fibroids in posterior side equal to egg size my Dr. said I got preterm labor due to this egg size fibroid. Now she has given me medicine named fibristal 5 mg. Before starting to take this medicine just wanted to know whether this medicine can cure my egg size fibroids. please advice.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi Dr. I am 31 years old female. One month before I lost my son during delivery as it was preterm labor and true knot...
The egg size fibroid will become much smaller as your uterus size normalises to pre-pregnancy level. Fibristal has temporary effect only, and fibroid size will start increasing if it is stopped. The main problem is that fibristal may prevent next ...
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About Fibristal 5Mg Tablet
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Key highlights of Fibristal 5Mg Tablet
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