About Duphaston 10mg
Duphaston 10mg Tablet is a synthetic progestogen used for the prevention of miscarriages, menstrual cramps and endometriosis as it has a similar mode of action as the female hormone progesterone. This medicine contains the active ingredient Dydrogesterone, so it treats disorders caused by the deficiency or irregularity of female hormones.
How effective is Duphaston 10mg?
Duphaston 10mg Tablet is quite effective in treating various menstrual disorders like painful, irregular periods or painful disorders of the uterus, which results in extreme discomfort. This medicine is also effective in treating female infertility problems and helps reduce the risk of any habitual miscarriages or abortions. You can also take this medicine to help relieve the symptoms of PMS.
What dose should I choose?
The dosage of this medicine depends on the condition you are treating, and the doctor can prescribe the dose and adjust it accordingly.
For the treatment of painful menstruation, the usual dose is 1 tablet twice per day, starting from the 5th day to the 25th day of your cycle.
For the treatment of irregular cycles, the usual dose is 1 tablet twice per day, from the 11th day to the 25th day of your cycle.
To stop bleeding, the usual dose is 1 tablet twice per day for 5-7 days.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Duphaston 10mg?
Some side effects of Duphaston 10mg include:
- Menstrual disturbances
- PMS symptoms like bloating and nausea
- Depression and mood swings
- Hirsutism (excess growth of hair in women)
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Breast pain and tenderness
- Changes in sex drive
- Skin rash
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this drug.