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I am taking ovral g tablets prescribed by one doctor. I had gone to another doctor which prescribed me dienogest tablets. As these both tablets are hormonal, is it ok to take them together? Ovral g was prescribed to me for spotting and dienogest is prescribed as I have undiagnosed right pelvic and lower back pain since 2 months. Nothing abnormal has been detected in my reports yet.The doctor thinks it can be endometriosis. So she has given. Is it ok to take these together?
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Dr. Kuldeep Wagh Pune | Gynecologist
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there is no point taking both the tablets because the action of both is the same and you would end up having a high dose of hormones. if you r taking both then the whole purpose to give a low dose dinogest is beaten. i think the pain you have is not because of endometriosis but because of intestines. stop eating besan fried things
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Dr. Sarika Dahiphale Pune | Infertility Specialist
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Continue with one drug only...
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Dr. Sujoy Dasgupta Kolkata | Gynecologist/Obstetrician
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Both the drugs are used in endometriosis. Ovral G will cause regular periods but Dienogest may cause spotting but it's better in endometriosis treatment.
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If you can tolerate the irregular spotting that settees within few months, then you can continue with Dienogest.
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Dr. Sachin Dalal Mumbai | Gynecologist
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Please do not take these tablets together.
Dienogest will cause a temporary stoppage of your menses.
Ovral G is a contraceptive.
Dienogest will alone be good.
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