Duoluton L Tablet
Duoluton L Tablet
Duoluton L Tablet
Duoluton L Tablet

Duoluton L Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
21 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 223.60
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Medical Description

Duoluton L tablet is an oral contraceptive pill containing a combination of two medicines, levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol. It works by preventing the release of the egg and restricting the moveme...
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ContainsLevonorgestrel(0.25 Mg),Ethinylestradiol(0.05 Mg)
UsesOral contraceptive
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, unusual bleeding, acne, tiredness
ClassificationFEMALE HORMONE PILLS
Check more medicines with composition as Levonorgestrel(0.25 Mg) + Ethinylestradiol(0.05 Mg)

Uses of Duoluton L Tablet

Duoluton L tablet is used as an oral contraceptive for women.

Contraindications of Duoluton L Tablet

  • If you are allergic to levonorgestrel or ethinylestradiol or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a history of any blood clot formation or bleeding disorder.
  • If you have any problems with your heart like stroke, heart attack or chest pain.
  • If you have or had a history of migraine attacks.
  • If you had or have pancreas or liver problems.
  • If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol.
  • If you have a history of vaginal bleeding (cause not established), absent periods for more than 3 months (amenorrhea).
  • If you have or are suspected of having breast cancer or cancer of the genital organs (private parts).
  • If you are taking treatment for Hepatitis C with a medicine that contains Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir plus Dasabuvir.

Side effects of Duoluton L Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Breast tenderness
  • Tiredness
  • Weight variation
  • Acne
  • Unusual bleeding

Precautions and Warnings of Duoluton L Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Duoluton L tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Duoluton L tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it is used to stop or prevent pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately and you should consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Duoluton L tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Duoluton L tablet should not be used during breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and may harm the breastfed baby. Moreover, it may also lead to a reduction in the amount of milk produced and may affect its quality. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Duoluton L tablet?
A:
It is not expected that the Duoluton L tablet will affect your ability to drive but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Duoluton L tablet?
A:
The consumption of alcohol does not affect the efficacy of the Duoluton L tablet. These tablets can enhance the effects of alcohol and affect you adversely. Hence, it is best advised to avoid consuming alcohol while taking these tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a family history of breast cancer, diabetes, fits or other brain disorders.
  • You have high blood pressure or cholesterol.
  • You have a disease of the liver, gall bladder or inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis).
  • You have a blood disease that damages the kidneys (hemolytic uremic syndrome).
  • You have an immune system disorder like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • You have a history of pregnancy patches especially on the face (chloasma).
  • You have a disease that first appeared during pregnancy like porphyria (an inherited haemoglobin defect), hearing loss, gestational herpes (vesicular skin rashes during pregnancy) and Sydenham's chore...
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  • You have a family history or previous history of serious allergic reactions causing swelling of the face and throat, breathing difficulty, skin rashes and blisters (hereditary angioedema).
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Mode of Action of Duoluton L Tablet

How Does It Work?

Duoluton L tablet is an oestrogen-progestogen combination that works by preventing the release of the egg by the ovary, thickening vaginal secretions (blocking the sperm from reaching the egg) and thi...
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Directions for Use of Duoluton L Tablet

  • Duoluton L tablet should be swallowed as a whole, with a full glass of water. Do not break, cut or chew the medicine.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Duoluton L Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of the Duoluton L tablet along with medicines used to treat fits (phenytoin, carbamazepine etc), anti-HIV medicines such as ritonavir, anti-infectives (Penicillin, Griseofulvin, etc), ...
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  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with some anti-seizure medications like Lamotrigine and immunosuppressants like cyclosporine should be avoided.
  • Concomitant use of Duoluton L with certain antiviral medicines may affect your liver enzymes. Thus, this tablet should be stopped and can be restarted 2 weeks after completing the treatment.
  • Other medicines like Rifampicin and Carbamazepine should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Duoluton L Tablet

  • Store the Duoluton L tablet below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Duoluton L Tablet

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose are nausea, vomiting or withdrawal bleeding. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the Duoluton L tablet, contact your doctor immediatel...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of the Duoluton L tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember and continue with your regul...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How to take the Duoluton L tablet?

A: You should take the Duoluton L tablet in the correct doses and for the exact duration as told by your doctor. You need to swallow it as a whole with water and not chew, cut or break it. You need to take it regularly and at a fixed time.

Q: What does the Duoluton L tablet contain?

A: Duoluton L tablet contains a combination of two medicines, Ethinylestradiol and Levonorgestrel.

Q: Can I stop taking the Duoluton L tablet midway?

A: No, you should not stop taking the Duoluton L tablet midway. You must finish the full course of treatment. Stopping the medication can lead to treatment failure. You need to consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

Q: What are the things I should avoid while taking the Duoluton L tablet?

  • Do not stop taking the Duoluton L tablet on your own.
  • Do not use combinations of hormonal contraceptives like pills, patches or rings all at one time. Stick to any one method.
  • Be cautious if you are older than 35 years, overweight, have a family history of thrombosis or clot formation.
  • Discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, migraine or heart disease.
  • Be watchful of your diet, weight gain and any metabolic disorders.

Q: Can I take the Duoluton L tablet for heavy periods?

A: No, the Duoluton L tablet is not meant for use in heavy periods.

Q: Does the Duoluton L tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, you may experience an increase in your weight after treatment with the Duoluton L tablet.

Q: What is withdrawal bleeding?

A: Withdrawal bleeding is the bleeding that occurs when a woman on hormonal contraception such as pills, patches or the vaginal ring suddenly stops using them. It is not the same as menstrual bleeding and is much lighter and of shorter duration than a normal menstrual period. However, not everyone gets this when they stop using contraceptive measures.

Q: What is the use of the Duoluton L tablet?

A: Duoluton L tablet is an oral contraceptive pill and is used in preventing pregnancy.

Q: Can I smoke while taking the Duoluton L tablet?

A: No, you should not smoke while on treatment with the Duoluton L tablet.

Q: Can I get pregnant with Duoluton L?

A: No, you can not get pregnant while taking Duoluton L. It is used as an oral contraceptive for women.

Q: Can I take Duoluton L for ovarian cyst?

A: Do not use Duoluton L for condition other than what it is prescribed for. You should take this medicine only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can I take Duoluton for PCOS?

A: Duoluton L tablet is a contraceptive pill used to prevent pregnancy. Do not take it for any other gynaecological problem. Also, always consult a doctor before taking any medicine for your condition. Do not self-medicate.
Product Details
Brand
DUOLUTON L
Expires on or After
29/04/2023
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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