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Modus 10mg Tablet

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Medroxyprogesterone(10.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
Female Hormone Pills

Medical Description

Modus Tablet is a hormonal medicine & it contains Medroxyprogesterone as an active ingredient. It contains a human-made form of a female sex hormone progesterone. Modus Tablet is given to correct the abnormal levels of female sex hormones resulting in various disorders related to the female reproductive cycle such as irregular menstrual periods, absence of menses, delayed periods, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis (tissue growth outside the uterus). Modus Tablet 10 should never be used during pregnancy and women with a known history of breast cancer. This medicine can lead to heart-related disorders such as stroke, heart attack, memory loss and ovarian cancer, and the risk is more in postmenopausal women.
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Uses of Modus 10mg Tablet

Modus Tablet is used in the treatment of irregular periods, abnormal bleeding, absence of menstruation, endometriosis and delayed menstrual cycle.

Contraindications of Modus 10mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Medroxyprogesterone or any ingredients of Modus Tablet.
  • It should not be used during pregnancy or by someone who is trying to conceive or may be pregnant.
  • Women with a history of breast cancer, heart-related disorder or liver disorder.
  • Women with blood clotting disorders such as thrombosis and porphyria (a blood disorder, which affects the nervous system and skin).

Side effects of Modus 10mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Weight gain
  • Hair fall
  • Acne
  • Itching
  • Breast pain
  • Breast tenderness
  • Feeling low
  • Insomnia
  • Nervousness

Precautions and Warnings of Modus 10mg Tablet


Can I take the Modus Tablet during pregnancy?
Pregnant women should not use Modus Tablet, as it can lead to abnormalities in the growing foetus. Women who are trying to conceive also should avoid this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Modus Tablet while breastfeeding?
Modus Tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding women as it passes into breast milk.


Can I drive if I have consumed Modus Tablet?
Modus Tablet does not affect your driving abilities. Be careful if you experience any side effects which can interfere with your driving abilities.


Can I consume alcohol with Modus Tablet?
Alcohol weakens bones by decreasing bone density when it is taken with Modus Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or heart diseases such as high blood pressure.
  • You have asthma, diabetes, liver problems or gallstones.
  • You are suffering from migraine, mood disorders or epilepsy.
  • You have an allergic condition characterised by joint pain, skin rashes, or high fever.
  • You may experience weight gain and oedema when on this medicine. Inform your doctor if you experience the same.
  • The risk of blood clot formation increases if you are overweight or you ever had a blood clot in veins.
  • You have limited movement due to surgery, or you had repeated miscarriages in the past.

Mode of Action of Modus 10mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Modus Tablet contains Medroxyprogesterone, which acts as a natural female sex hormone. This hormone is crucial for maintaining a normal mensuration cycle in females. Females who cannot produce progesterone naturally suffer from various menstrual cycle-related disorders. Medroxyprogesterone helps in regularising menses and disorders associated with altered hormonal levels by achieving normal hormonal balance.
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Directions for Use of Modus 10mg Tablet

  • Take Modus Tablet as a whole with water, with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly at the same time without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not discontinue this medicine on your own, even if the symptoms disappear.

Interactions of Modus 10mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Modus Tablet may interact with other medicines and create an altered response. Inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Storage and disposal of Modus 10mg Tablet

  • Store below 25°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep it away from children and pets

Dosage of Modus 10mg Tablet


Symptoms of overdose of Modus Tablet include nausea and vomiting, dizziness, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, fatigue, drowsiness, and withdrawal bleeding. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Modus Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not double the dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long should I take the Modus Tablet?

A: The duration of the treatment depends on the underlying condition and the patient's response to the treatment. It is advisable to take it for the duration, it is prescribed for. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Modus Tablet a contraceptive pill?

A: No, Modus Tablet is not a contraceptive pill. It is a hormonal preparation used to correct low progesterone levels in females and disorders related to that.

Q: What is the use of the Modus Tablet?

A: Modus Tablet is used in the treatment of irregular periods, irregular bleeding, amenorrhoea (absence of menstruation), and mild-to-moderate endometriosis (tissue growth outside the uterus).

Q: Can Modus Tablet prevent pregnancy?

A: Modus Tablet is not meant for the prevention of pregnancy. Use suitable contraception to avoid pregnancy.

Q: Is weight gain a side effect of the Modus Tablet?

A: Yes, weight gain is a common side effect of Modus Tablet. However, not everyone puts on weight after the use of this medicine. Also, the weight gain is temporary and mostly due to fluid retention & bloating and not due to the accumulation of fat.

Q: Can I take the Modus Tablet during breastfeeding?

A: The use of Modus Tablet in breastfeeding women is not recommended until considered safe by the doctor.

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Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:45 AM (IST)
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