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Ethisone 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Ethisone 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...
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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 Ethisone 5 MG

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

Contraindications of Ethisone 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to norethisterone or any of the ingredients of Ethisone 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 Ethisone 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 Ethisone 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ethisone Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Ethisone 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 Ethisone 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 Ethisone Tablet only under a doctor's recommendation.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ethisone Tablet?
A:
Although, there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Ethisone 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 Ethisone 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Progesterone in Ethisone 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 Ethisone 5 MG

  • Ethisone 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 Ethisone 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ethisone 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.
  • Ethisone Tablet should not be taken along with medicines containing steroids such as Prednisone, Prednisolone and Cloprednol as there can be serious interactions.
  • Ethisone 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 Ethisone 5 MG

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

Dosage of Ethisone 5 MG

Overdose

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

If you have missed any dose of Ethisone 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 doubl...
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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 Ethisone Tablet to postpone my period?

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

Q: Can Ethisone Tablet be used as a contraceptive?

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

Q: How does Ethisone Tablet work?

A: Ethisone 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 Ethisone Tablet cause weight loss?

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

Q: Can I take Ethisone Tablet twice a day?

A: You should take Ethisone 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 Ethisone Tablet - before a meal or after a meal?

A: Ethisone 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 Ethisone Tablet?

A: Yes, you can get pregnant while you are taking Ethisone 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
ETHISONE
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)
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