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What is Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) used for?
Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) is an oral hormone medication used to treat dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, irregular menstrual bleeding, or irregular menstrual cycles. It operates by boosting lower levels of progesterone in the body to reduce symptoms associated with these conditions. Your physician may also recommend this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Duphaston (Dydrogesterone)?
Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) should be used according to your physician's instructions to get the best results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet administered each day, but your individual directions will depend on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Never split or crush the tablets before taking them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Duphaston (Dydrogesterone)?
Side effects associated with the use of Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) include:
Contact your physician as soon as possible if you experience any severe side effects such as severe headaches, intense skin rashes, muscle pain, vomiting, flu symptoms, fever, or jaundice. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced frequency of administration, or emergency medical attention in more serious cases to prevent further complications from occurring.
Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) should not be used by men or by women who are allergic to dydrogesterone. Also disclose if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have other chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Brand (Generic). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.