Mala D Tablet
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Mala D tablet is an oral contraceptive or birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. It contains a combination of two hormonal medicine levonorgestrel and Ethinyl estradiol. Mala D tablet works by mimicking the action of natural female hormones present in the body. Mala D tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor, also it is very important to take this medicine regularly as missing a dose may lead to failure of contraception. Oral contraceptives are one of the most reliable methods of contraception if used correctly, can make your periods regular and may relieve premenstrual syndrome. Before you start taking Mala d tablet inform your doctor if you smoke and are over 35 years of age, have any medical condition and are on other medications and supplements....
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|Contains||Ethinylestradiol(0.03 Mg),Ferrous Fumarate(60.0 Mg),Levonorgestrel(0.15 Mg)|
|Side effects||Headache, nausea, breast tenderness, altered mood|
|Classification||FEMALE HORMONE PILLS|
Check more medicines with composition as Ethinylestradiol(0.03 Mg) + Ferrous Fumarate(60.0 Mg) + Levonorgestrel(0.15 Mg)
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Uses of Mala D Tablet
Mala d tablet is used to prevent pregnancy or conception
Contraindications of Mala D Tablet
- If you are allergic to levonorgestrel or ethinylestradiol or any other ingredients of Mala D tablet.
- If you are pregnant, are over 35 years of age or suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol problem.
- If you have any medical condition such bleeding disorder, heart problem, blood-related disorder, liver or kidney problem, etc.
- If you have history of migraines attacks, breast cancer or any blood clot formation or bleeding disorder.
- If you ever had undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
- If you have hepatitis C and taking certain antiviral medications.
Side effects of Mala D Tablet
- Altered mood
- Abdominal pain
- Breast tenderness
Precautions and Warnings of Mala D Tablet
Can I take Mala D tablet during pregnancy?
Birth control pills should not be used during pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately.
Can I take Mala D tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding is not advised when you are taking Mala d tablet. This medicine may lead to a reduction in the amount of milk produced and may affect its quality. Hence it is not recommended until the nursing mother has completely stopped breastfeeding her child.
Can I drive if I have consumed Mala D tablet?
It is unlikely that Mala d tablet will affect your ability to drive but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Mala D tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. It is important to consult your doctor if you if you drink too often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience persistent cough, swelling of the face, tongue and other body parts, breathing problem, etc.
- You develop jaundice (yellowing of skin or eyes).
- You experience an increase in blood pressure.
- You have any pre-existing medical condition such as hypertension, diabetes, hypertension, liver problem etc.
- You had a history of gall stones.
- You have a habit of smoking and your age is above 35 years, as it can increase the risk of heart problems.
- You have a blood clotting disorder or any blood related disorder.
- You are overweight, have migraine, varicose vein disorder or chronic inflammatory bowel disease.
- You have any condition that worsened due to the use of this medicine previously.
- You have just given birth you are at an increased risk of blood clots, ask your doctor how soon after delivery you can start taking Mala D.
Mode of Action of Mala D Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Mala D tablet works by the combined action of its two ingredients and prevents pregnancy in three different ways.
- It prevents the release of the egg by the ovary during ovulation.
- By making the vaginal fluid thick makes it more difficult for sperm to reach the womb and by preventing the thickening of the uterus thus making it unsuitable for implantation.
Directions for Use of Mala D Tablet
- Take Mala D tablet as prescribed by your doctor preferably at the same time everyday.
- Follow any specific instructions given by your doctor or nurse on how to take this pill.
- Missing a pill can increase the chances of you getting pregnant hence use an alternative method of contraception.
- If vomiting or diarrhoea occurs within 4 hours of taking Mala D tablet, use another method of contraception.
- You should use alternate contraception method if you have stomach upset during and for 7 days following the upset.
Interactions of Mala D Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Mala D tablet or Mala D itself can affect the action of other medicines if taken along. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for any disorder. ...
- In particular if, you are taking certain medications such as anti-epileptic medicines (like phenytoin), anti-HIV medicines, anti-infectives (like penicillin, griseofulvin), St. John's Wort (herbal supplement used to treat psychiatric illnesses), anti-tuberculosis medicines, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial medicines etc. Because simultaneous use can alter the activity of Mala D tablet....
- Other medicines which should be used with caution are immunosuppressants like ciclosporin, anti-asthmatic medicines like theophylline etc. Because Mala D tablet can affect way these medicines works.
Storage and disposal of Mala D Tablet
- Store Mala D tablet below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
- Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
Dosage of Mala D Tablet
Symptoms of an overdose of Mala D includes nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, tiredness, drowsiness, etc. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the Mala D tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
Missing a dose of Mala D tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one. If you often forget, than link the intake of Mala D tablet to a daily activity such as after a meal may help you remember....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it an emergency contraceptive pill?
A: No, Mala D tablet is not an emergency contraceptive pill.
Q: What is Mala D?
A: Mala D is an oral contraceptive medicine also known as birth control pill. It is used to prevent pregnancy.
Q: Can Mala D be used for delaying periods?
A: No, Mala D tablet is used to prevent pregnancy it does not delay or postpone periods.
Q: What should I do If I vomited after taking Mala D tablet?
A: Vomiting may reduce the efficacy of oral contraceptives by preventing its absorption. If vomiting occurs within 4 hours of taking Mala D tablet take another tablet.
Q: Can I smoke while taking the Mala D tablet?
A: No, you should not smoke while on treatment with the Mala D tablet.
Q: When should I take my Mala D tablet?
A: You should take Mala D tablet exactly as told by your doctor. You can take it with or without food, but you need to take it regularly and at a fixed time.
Q: What is the composition of Mala D?
A: The composition of Mala D tablet includes a combination of two hormonal medicine levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol. It works by mimicking the action of natural female hormones present in the body.
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