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Duphaston 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Duphaston 10 MG Description

Duphaston tablet is used to treat disorders related to the female reproductive cycle, infertility, irregular menses and uterine bleeding. It contains dydrogesterone as an active ingredient. This is a synthetic form of the female hormone progesterone.

Duphaston is the original research brand of Dydrogesterone, first approved in April 1960. Dydrogesterone granules present in Duphaston are manufactured in Weesp, Netherlands. Further, tableted in two states of the art manufacturing sites in India.

Duphaston tab works by imitating the actions of the natural hormone progesterone. Hence it improves the conditions that occur due to an imbalance of the hormonal levels. You must inform your doctor if you face any of the following symptoms or conditions while taking Duphaston:

Jaundice or declining liver function

Significant increase in blood pressure

Migraine-type headache

Before starting the treatment with Duphaston, identify the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. The medicine may cause breakthrough bleeding and spotting during the initial days of the treatment. If this continues, then inform the doctor. Dydroboon tablet, Dydrofem tablet, Dydrogest tablet, Dydrosure tablet and Drolute tablet are some other medicines containing dydrogesterone as an active ingredient.

Before starting the treatment, you must inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding. Also about all the medicines, supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from.


Product Summary

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ContainsDydrogesterone(10.0 Mg)
UsesFemale infertility, irregular menses, uterine bleeding
Side effectsVaginal bleeding, migraine, headache, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Duphaston 10 MG

  • Duphaston tablet is used for the treatment of pain during menses, absence of menses and irregular cycles
  • It is used in the treatment of endometriosis (a painful condition in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside)
  • This medicine is used in treating irregular uterine bleeding and premenstrual syndrome
  • Duphaston tablet is used in infertility and miscarriage
  • It is also used as hormone replacement therapy in women having menopause

Contraindications of Duphaston 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to dydrogesterone or other ingredients of Duphaston tablet.
  • If you have a known or suspected history of tumours like meningioma.
  • If you have vaginal bleeding whose cause is not determined.

Side effects of Duphaston 10 MG

  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Migraine
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Breast pain
  • Breast tenderness

Precautions and Warnings of Duphaston 10 MG



Can I take Duphaston tablet during pregnancy?
Duphaston tablet can be used by pregnant women only when prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Duphaston tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited information on Duphaston tablet in breastfeeding. Kindly consult your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Duphaston tablet?
Duphaston tablet may influence the ability to drive and use machines. You may experience dizziness or sleepiness, refrain from driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Duphaston tablet?
Limited information is available on the interaction of Duphaston tablet with alcohol. However, if you are pregnant, consumption of alcohol should be avoided as it may harm the foetus.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You having liver disease or a history of liver disease.
  • Your lab tests show deranged liver function.
  • You experience spotting or bleeding in between menses. Some spotting occurs in the first month but if it occurs after stopping the treatment, inform the doctor.
  • You have a disease called porphyria.
  • Before the treatment with Duphaston tablet, the cause of vaginal bleeding must be clear.

Directions for Use of Duphaston 10 MG

  • Duphaston tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow the tablet with a glass of water with or without food.
  • If the patient has to take more than one tablet, they should be spread evenly over the day. For example, one tablet in the morning and one in the evening.
  • The tablet should be taken at the same time each day. This will make sure that there is a constant amount of this medicine in the body.
  • This medicine prescribed for a particular patient shouldn’t be passed on to others. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same.

Storage and disposal of Duphaston 10 MG

  • Store Duphaston tablets at temperature not exceeding 25°C
  • Protect from light and moisture
  • Keep it out of the reach of children

Quick Tips of Duphaston 10 MG

  • Duphaston tablet helps treats disorders related to the female reproductive cycle, infertility, irregular menses and uterine bleeding.
  • Determine the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding before you begin Duphaston treatment. In the early stages of treatment, the medicine may result in breakthrough bleeding and spotting.
  • Duphaston tablets can be used by pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.
  • The tablet should be taken at the same time each day. This will ensure that there is a constant amount of this medicine in the body.
  • You should not take Duphaston and epilepsy medicines like phenobarbital, phenytoin and carbamazepine.

Dosage of Duphaston 10 MG


Limited data is available about overdose in humans. If you think you have taken an overdose, immediately seek medical help.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking Duphaston, take it as soon as you remember. If more than 12 hours have passed, do not take the missed dose, instead continue with your regular dosing schedule. Missing doses ...
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Mode of Action of Duphaston 10 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Progesterone is a female hormone crucial for maintaining the appropriate menstrual cycle and functioning of the uterus. When the body produces insufficient progesterone it may cause infertility, misca...
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  • Duphaston contains a man-made form of the female hormone progesterone. Thus, it helps in regularising menses, decreasing premenstrual syndrome, preventing repeated miscarriages, and helping to conceiv...
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Interactions of Duphaston 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should not take Duphaston along with epilepsy medicines like phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine.
  • Avoid using it with medicines like rifampicin and rifabutin ( used in tuberculosis).
  • You should not consume herbal preparations containing, e.g. St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum), sage or ginkgo Biloba when taking the medicine.
  • Be cautious if you are taking medicines like ritonavir, nelfinavir, nevirapine, and efavirenz (used in HIV).
  • Some medicines may affect the way Duphaston tablet works, or the medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What else should I know before starting Duphaston?

A: Do not self-medicate with the medicine. It may be used Duphaston under medical supervision.

Q: Can Duphaston prevent miscarriage?

A: There are several reasons for miscarriage. If the reason for repeated miscarriages is a deficiency of hormone progesterone, then Duphaston may help.

Q: Does Duphaston cause constipation?

A: No, it is not known to cause constipation. if you are pregnant, then you may experience constipation.

Q: Is Duphaston safe during pregnancy?

A: Yes, it is safe in pregnancy. It was estimated that more than 10 million pregnancies had been exposed to dydrogesterone. So far, there were no indications of the harmful effect of dydrogesterone use during pregnancy. However, it should be taken under medical supervision only.

Q: Does Duphaston cause nausea?

A: Yes, it may cause nausea.

Q: Does Duphaston stop periods?

A: No, the medicine is not meant for stopping periods.

Q: Does taking Duphaston delay periods?

A: No, it does not delay periods. You should avoid taking the medicine for other condition which is not prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can bleeding occur while taking Duphaston?

A: Breakthrough bleeding and spotting may sometimes occur during the first months of treatment. If it happens persistently during or even after treatment has been discontinued, you must inform your doctor immediately.

Q: What are the side effects of Duphaston?

A: Duphaston 10mg side effects include vaginal bleeding, headache, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, menstrual disorders, etc.

Q: How long should I take Duphaston during pregnancy?

A: You must take Duphaston in the same dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Self-medication should always be avoided.

Q: Does Duphaston cause weight gain?

A: Duphaston might cause weight gain as it is prescribed as hormonal replacement therapy. Retention of water can cause the individual to gain weight. It occurs due to a condition called 'estrogen dominance’.

Q: Can Duphaston affect my fertility?

A: No clinical evidence is there to show that the individuals' fertility will decrease after taking the standard dose prescribed. However, one should always take Duphaston only on the doctor's advice.

Q: Is Duphaston a hormone?

A: Yes, Duphaston tablet is a synthetic form of the female hormone progesterone.

Q: How Duphaston works?

A: Progesterone is a female hormone crucial for maintaining the appropriate menstrual cycle and functioning of the uterus. When the body produces insufficient progesterone, it may cause infertility, miscarriages, premenstrual syndrome, irregular menses and other disorders related to the disturbed female reproductive cycle.

Q: How long does the effect of Duphaston stay?

A: The effect of Duphaston tablet lasts about 5 to 7 days. However, you should always take this medicine exactly as your doctor recommends. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: What is Duphaston used for?

A: Duphaston tablet is used for the treatment of pain during menses, absence of menses and irregular cycles.

Q: Is Duphaston used for abortion?

A: Duphaston tablet is used to prevent miscarriage and abortion.

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Last Updated on: 27 April 2023 | 5:17 PM (IST)
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