Medanin 10 mg Tablet

Manufactured byInd-Swift Laboratories Ltd.
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Description

Medanin 10 mg Tablet is a female hormone that helps to regulate ovulation. It is used to prevent pregnancy. It is also used to correct menstrual disorders caused due to a lack of this hormone in the body.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Medanin 10 mg Tablet

  • Weight gain
  • Depression
  • Hot flashes
  • Joint pain
  • Breast pain and tenderness
  • Loss of vision or blurred vision
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • White vaginal discharge
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching
  • Hair loss
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and Vomiting

Uses of Medanin 10 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Endometriosis
  • Endometrial hyperplasia
  • Contraception
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Amenorrhoea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The time required for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in the breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to medroxyprogesterone or any other ingredient present along with it.

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known or suspected pregnancy.

Breast cancer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known breast cancer or suspected breast cancer. Patients with a family history of breast cancer should be monitored closely during treatment with this medicine.

Liver Disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of liver disease.

Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal bleeding episode which has not been diagnosed by a doctor. Report any menstrual irregularities to the doctor immediately.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in the breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Bone mineral density

Use of this medicine may induce bone loss and may increase the risk of fractures. This risk is especially higher in patients with a known history of osteoporosis.

Other medicines

It is recommended to report the use of all your current medicines including supplements and herbs to the doctor before receiving Medanin 10 mg Tablet.

Missed Dose

Tablet: If a dose of Medanin 10 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Injection: If an injection schedule is missed, inform your doctor immediately. Your doctor will give you further instructions about the changed dosing schedule.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Griseofulvin

Ketoconazole

Insulin

Acitretin

Protease inhibiors

Disease interactions

Breast cancer

Use of this medicine is not recommended for patients with a known or suspected breast cancer due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Patients with a strong family history of breast cancer should be monitored closely during treatment with this medicine.

Liver Disease

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with a history of liver diseases or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Depression

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of depression or active depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's symptoms.

Thromboembolism

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients having a clotting disorder, cerebrovascular disease, or active thrombophlebitis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Retinal thrombosis

Use of this medicine may sometimes cause side effects such as loss of vision, blurred vision, or retinal vascular lesions. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of vision problems or active vision problems. Any vision problems should be reported to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative medicine may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Fluid retention

This medicine should be administered cautiously in patients with fluid overload or edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Blood coagulation tests

Report the use of Medanin 10 mg Tablet to the doctor before undergoing a test to measure the coagulation time. Use of this medicine may interfere with the test results.

Thyroid function tests

Report the use of Medanin 10 mg Tablet to the doctor before undergoing thyroid function tests. This medicine may interfere with the tests and give a false positive result.
Take Medanin 10 mg Tablet exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by stopping the growth of the lining of the uterus and stimulating the uterus to produce certain hormones necessary to correct menstrual disorders.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Contraceptives, Progestins, Hormones

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00603

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