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Ginette 35 Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Cyproterone, Ethinyl Estradiol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 08, 2019

This medication is helpful in treating polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and its related symptoms like excessive hair growth (hirsutism), acne and irregular periods. It is a combination of cyproterone and ethinyl estradiol.

The tablet works by preventing the overproduction of androgens in the ovaries of female, due to which unwanted hair growth and acne is reduced. The dose of the medicine should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food but it is important to take it as a fixed time.

Do not overdose it to balance out for the missed dose. The medication must be avoided by breastfeeding or pregnant women. The medication can also lead to some severe side effects like nausea, stomach pain, headache, weight gain and breast pain. Avoid the medicine if you have a history of allergy to its ingredients so as to avoid any side effects.

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • headache

  • Rapid weight gain

  • Breast pain and tenderness

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The medication is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medicine is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

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

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • 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 Ginette 35 Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult a doctor in case of an overdose.

The drug prevents the binding of dihydrotestosterone into the receptors, located at the prostatic carcinoma cell.

Ques: What is Ginette 35 tablet?

Ans: Ginette tablet is a medication which has cyproterone and ethinyl estradiol as active elements present in it.

Ques: What is the use of ginette 35 tablet?

Ans: Ginette is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as PCOS, hormone replacement therapy for transgender women, increased sex drive and pregnancy prevention.

Ques: What are the side effects of Ginette 35 tablet?

Ans: Ginette tablet causes side effects such as blood clot formation, nausea, amenorrhea, anaphylactic reactions, cervical erosion, etc.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Ginette 35 Tablet?

Ans: Ginette should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: What if I miss to take Ginette?

Ans: If you miss a dose, you should take it as soon as possible. If the dose was missed by more than 12 hours, you should not take the missed dose and simply continue the usual schedule.

Ques: How long do I need to use ginette 35 tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. It is advised to use till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use ginette 35 tablet ?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval up to which this medication has an impact is around 12 to 24 hours.

Ques: Should I use ginette 35 tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on using it pre-meal or post-meal.
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About Ginette 35 Tablet
What are the uses of Ginette 35 Tablet
What are the contraindications of Ginette 35 Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Ginette 35 Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Ginette 35 Tablet ?
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