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Dubnil 5mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Dubnil Tablet is a hormonal medicine containing norethisterone as its active ingredient. It is used to treat menstrual and gynaecological problems mainly due to hormonal imbalance. It is a synthetic f...
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ContainsNorethisterone(5.0 Mg)
UsesMenstural and gynaecological problem
Side effectsHeadaches, migraine, fatigue, feeling low
ClassificationDRUGS FOR MENSTRUAL AND GYNAECOLOGICAL DISORDERS
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Uses of Dubnil 5 MG

Dubnil Tablet is used for the treatment of menstrual & gynaecological disorders due to hormonal imbalance.

Contraindications of Dubnil 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to norethisterone or any of the ingredients of Dubnil Tablet.
  • If you have a history of jaundice or skin allergies such as pruritus during pregnancy.
  • If you have disorders of lipid metabolism or abnormal cholesterol levels.
  • If you often experience vaginal bleeding and it is not being diagnosed yet.
  • If you have a history of breast or vaginal cancer.
  • If you have active or have a history of liver-related diseases such as jaundice.
  • If you have a history of heart disorders like chest pain(angina), heart attack or stroke.
  • If you have blood clotting disorders such as thrombophlebitis and thromboembolism.

Side effects of Dubnil 5 MG

  • Rashes
  • Headaches
  • Migraine
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling low
  • Irregular menses
  • Spotting
  • Breast discomforts
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Change in weight

Precautions and Warnings of Dubnil 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dubnil Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Dubnil Tablet should not be used during pregnancy. In case you become pregnant during the treatment, discontinue immediately and consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dubnil Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Generally, it does not affect the quality of milk and does not cause any harm to the breastfed baby. However, it is advised to use Dubnil Tablet only under a doctor's recommendation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dubnil Tablet?
A:
If you experience side effects like dizziness after taking Dubnil Tablet, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dubnil Tablet?
A:
Although, there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Dubnil Tablet. It is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience migraines, headaches, mood changes or feel low.
  • You experience sudden vision impairment, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You are an older person or have a habit of smoking and high cholesterol.
  • You have any heart disease, disease related to blood vessels or high blood pressure.
  • You may develop a risk of a cancerous or non-cancerous liver tumour on long term use of this medicine.
  • You have a history of gallstones, liver disease, kidney disease, impaired sugar tolerance or asthma.
  • You develop a migraine, headache, rise in blood pressure or jaundice, a doctor should stop this medicine immediately.
  • You are going to have surgery, the doctor should discontinue the medicine at least four weeks before to avoid unwanted risks.
  • You need to be kept under observation during the treatment to check the possibility of the formation of a clot in blood vessels.
  • You are suffering from muscle twitch (tetany) or diabetes.
  • You have a history of porphyria (a rare inherited blood disease) and otosclerosis (an inherited form of deafness that sometimes gets worse during pregnancy).
  • You have a history of varicose veins (enlarged veins and most commonly appearing in the legs and feet).
  • You have a history of a disease in which the immune system eats away the protective covering of nerves (multiple sclerosis).

Mode of Action of Dubnil 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Progesterone in Dubnil Tablet acts similarly to the naturally present progesterone that works in normal conditions and helps in regulating the normal functions of the uterus.

Directions for Use of Dubnil 5 MG

  • Dubnil Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not change your dose or stop taking it without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Dubnil 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dubnil Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking antibiotics, sedatives and medicines to treat seizures and fits.
  • Dubnil Tablet should not be taken along with medicines containing steroids such as Prednisone, Prednisolone and Cloprednol as there can be serious interactions.
  • Dubnil Tablet should not be taken along with a herbal preparation and St John’s wort used for psychiatric disorders as it can reduce the effect of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Dubnil 5 MG

  • Store Dubnil Tablet below 25°C, protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children.

Dosage of Dubnil 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, breast enlargement and vaginal bleeding, etc. In case of an overdose with Dubnil Tablets, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hos...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Dubnil Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Dubnil Tablet to postpone my period?

A: No, you should not take Dubnil Tablet for any condition without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can Dubnil Tablet be used as a contraceptive?

A: No, Dubnil Tablet can not be used as contraceptive medicine. Seek a doctor's advice for proper contraceptive medicine.

Q: How does Dubnil Tablet work?

A: Dubnil Tablet contains progesterone that is a human-made form of a natural female sex hormone. It works by acting in a similar way the natural hormone progesterone acts and helps in maintaining the optimal functions of the uterus.

Q: Can Dubnil Tablet cause weight loss?

A: You may experience variations in weight after taking Dubnil Tablet. However, it depends on the physiological condition of an individual and varies among different individuals.

Q: Can I take Dubnil Tablet twice a day?

A: You should take Dubnil Tablet as prescribed by your doctor and for the prescribed duration. Do not increase or decrease the dose of this medicine on your own.

Q: When to take Dubnil Tablet - before a meal or after a meal?

A: Dubnil Tablet can be taken before or after a meal. It is advisable to take this medicine at the same time every day.

Q: Can I get pregnant while on Dubnil Tablet?

A: Yes, you can get pregnant while you are taking Dubnil Tablet. This medicine is not a birth control medicine, thus you should use appropriate birth control measures while you are on this medicine. Talk to your doctor for more information.
Product Details
Brand
DUBNIL
Expires on or After
21/08/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)
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