Postpone tablet is a progestin that is used as contraception. It is a hormone that is used by women to avoid unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sexual activity (or in case of condom breakage or failure of other forms of birth control that you may have taken). This medication stops ovulation in a number of ways. It changes the path of either the sperm or the eggs.
Avoid using this medicine if:
- You are pregnant or a breastfeeding woman.
- You are taking any prescription or over the counter drugs or herbal medications or dietary supplements.
- You are allergic to any kind of medicines, foods or substances.
- You suffer from a tendency of tubal pregnancy.
- You are diabetic.
- You are under seventeen years of age.
- You are taking particularly any antifungals, anticoagulants or valproic acid.
This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:
Long Term Contraception
Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:
Difficulty In Breathing
Spotting Or Bleeding Between Periods
Nausea Or Vomiting
Unusual Tiredness And Weakness
How long is the duration of effect?This medicine remains active in the system for up to 7 days.
What is the onset of action?This medicine is rapidly and almost completely absorbed after oral administration and reaches the peak levels within 1.5-2.5 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. This medicine should be taken only after chances of being pregnant are ruled out.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine can be used by women who are breastfeeding if the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Postpone-72 Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Contact your doctor immediately if you miss a scheduled dose of a multi-dose therapy with this medicine.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact your doctor if an overdose with this is medicine is suspected.
This medication is a nortestosterone derivative and is a potent inhibitor of ovulation. This medicine also prevents fertilization of the egg and reduces the secretion of hormones like follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.
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
EthanolAvoid or minimize the consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.
Interaction with Lab Test
Thyroid function testsUse of this medicine can potentially interfere with thyroid function test and give false values. Report the use of this medicine to the doctor before undergoing a thyroid function test.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
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