Duphaston 10mg Tablet is used to treat female infertility, various menstrual problems including painful, or irregular periods, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and endometriosis. It helps to restart periods that have stopped before the menopause and to prevent unusually heavy period.
Duphaston 10mg Tablet should be taken as your doctor advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.
The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, and breast pain. It may also cause bleeding or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently. If it bothers you, or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing it.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have ever had any problems with your blood circulation or have diabetes, depression or liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.
USES OF DUPHASTON TABLET
- Female infertility
- Pain during menstruation
- Premenstural syndrome (PMS)
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
SIDE EFFECTS OF DUPHASTON TABLET
Common side effects of Duphaston
- Breast pain
HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?
The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.
Coping with HeadacheMake sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
Coping with NauseaYou can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
Coping with Breast painUse hot or cold compresses on your breasts. You could try some pain-relieving creams or gels. Wear bras which fit well. Wear a soft support bra when you sleep and a good sports bra when you are exercising. Avoid consuming caffeinated drinks as it can increase the discomfort. Limit your salt intake as it contributes to water retention which causes pain and swelling. Talk to your doctor because in many cases, it is possible to treat breast pain with over-the-counter medicines.
HOW TO USE DUPHASTON TABLET
HOW DUPHASTON TABLET WORKS
Use of Duphaston 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.