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 and tableted in two states of the art manufacturing sites in India. Duphaston tablet works by imitating the actions of the natural hormone progesterone and hence improves the conditions that occur due to an imbalance of the hormonal levels. Before starting the treatment with the medicine for abnormal uterine bleeding, the cause for abnormal bleeding should be identified. The medicine may cause breakthrough bleeding and spotting during the initial days of the treatment. If this continues, then inform the doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Duphaston tablet....
Q: What else should I know before starting Duphaston?
Do not self-medicate with the medicine. It may be used Duphaston under medical supervision.
Breast examination is necessary before starting the treatment. Women may inform the doctor if they notice any breast changes.
Periodic check-ups are recommended. Any breakthrough bleeding or spotting should be reported to a doctor.
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 10mg?
A: Duphaston 10mg side effects include vaginal bleeding, headache, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, menstrual disorders, etc.