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Ovuloc Tablet

By SERUM INSTITUTE OF INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
28 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 129.75
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Medical Description

Ovuloc Tablet is a combination of two different agents named Desogestrol and Ethinylestradiol. It is used as a birth control pill for female. This medicine may change the pattern of vaginal bleeding l...
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ContainsDesogestrel(0.15 Mg),Ethinylestradiol(0.03 Mg)
UsesBirth control pill
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, stomach pain
ClassificationFEMALE HORMONE PILLS
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Uses of Ovuloc Tablet

Ovuloc Tablet can be used as a birth control pill for female.

Contraindications of Ovuloc Tablet

  • If you are allergic to any of the components of Ovuloc Tablet.
  • If you are at a high risk of vascular blood clot formation.
  • If you have a family history of blood clot formation.
  • If you have undergone major surgery followed by bedridden for a long time.
  • If you have/had heart diseases such as a heart attack or chest pain.
  • If you have a history of paralysis.
  • If you have low blood circulation to the brain.
  • If you have a high blood sugar level.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you have dysfunction of the liver and pancreas.
  • If you have tumours of the liver.
  • If you have female-hormone dependent tumours.
  • If you experience unknown bleeding from the vagina, pregnant or are likely to be pregnant should not use this medicine.

Side effects of Ovuloc Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Altered mood
  • Tenderness in the breast
  • Increase in weight

Precautions and Warnings of Ovuloc Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ovuloc Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take Ovuloc Tablet if you are pregnant or are likely to be pregnant in the near future.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ovuloc Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Do not take Ovuloc Tablet while breastfeeding as this medicine reduces and changes the composition of the breastmilk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after taking Ovuloc Tablet?
A:
Ovuloc Tablet is not known to impair your driving ability. So, you can drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ovuloc Tablet?
A:
No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol with Ovuloc Tablet as it interferes with the effectiveness of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience breathlessness or a sudden cough.
  • You are a smoker.
  • You an obese person.
  • You have altered lipid levels.
  • You have liver disorders.
  • You have mood swings.
  • You experience fit attacks.
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Ovuloc Tablet.

Mode of Action of Ovuloc Tablet

How Does It Work?

Ovuloc Tablet contains two different agents named Desogestrol which is a synthetic progestogen and Ethinylestradiol which is a synthetic estrogen. Both these agents help to inhibit the release of ovar...
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Directions for Use of Ovuloc Tablet

Ovuloc Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it 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 re...
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Interactions of Ovuloc Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatments if you are taking fo...
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  • Some antivirals medicines like ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir are not to be used along with Ovuloc Tablet.
  • Taking Ovuloc Tablet along with other medicines without a doctor’s advice can lead to vaginal bleeding and failure of the effectiveness of this medicine.
  • Some fits medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine, and phenobarbital while other tuberculosis medicines like rifampicin, rifabutin should not be used along with this medicine without prior consultatio...
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  • Some other medicines like griseofulvin, modafinil and antiviral medicines including HIV medicines are not to be used along with this medicine.
  • Antifungal medicines like ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole are not to be used without a doctor’s advice along with Ovuloc Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Ovuloc Tablet

  • Store Ovuloc Tablet below 25°C in the original packaging to protect it from moisture and light.
  • Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Ovuloc Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include cause nausea, vomiting and slight vaginal bleeding, especially in young girls. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Ovuloc Tablet, con...
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Missed a Dose

In case you forget to take a dose of Ovuloc Tablet, then consult your doctor immediately for further advice.

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 Ovuloc Tablet prevent the chances of developing HIV infection?

A: No, Ovuloc Tablet is to be used as a birth control pill, it does not protect from any sexually transmitted infections including HIV.

Q: Is Ovuloc Tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: No, habit-forming reactions have been reported with Ovuloc Tablet yet.

Q: I am using Ovuloc Tablet since the last 5 months as advised by my doctor. But will it affect my ability to get pregnant in the future?

A: No data or evidence has been reported for any short-term or long-term effects on your ability to become pregnant in the future after stopping Ovuloc Tablet.
Product Details
Brand
OVULOC
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 03 May 2021 | 12:24 PM (IST)
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