Overview of Dianette-Diane 35-Cyproterone Acetate 2mg
Dianette-oral-contraceptive pill is a very popular and excellent medicine that provides good contraception in women. It is also used to treat the problems of acne in women and to treat hirsutism, which is the condition in which abnormal hair growth occurs in women due to the over production of male sex hormones. Dianette works by inhibiting the release of egg from ovary to prevent pregnancy after unprotected physical relationship.
Mechanism of action of Dianette 2mg Tablet:
Dianette contraceptive pill contains two active ingredients cyproterone acetate 2mg and ethinylestradiol 0.035mg. This combination is also called co-cyprindiol. Cyproterone acetate is a progesterone derivative and ethinylestradiol is a synthetic version of female hormone oestrogen. Co-cyprindiol prevents the release and ripening of egg from the ovaries and it helps in the thickening of cervical mucus, due to which sperm does not reach to the womb easily from vagina. This medicine changes the lining of womb to make it unsuitable for implantation of fertilized eggs.
Cyproterone also acts as antiandrogen. It prevents the action of androgen hormone as well as decreases its production by ovaries to treat hirsutism.
How to take Dianette-Diane 35-Cyproterone Acetate 2mg :
Start the pill from the first day of next periods. Take the pill everyday for 21 days continuously. Take the pill at the same time every day. Take the whole pill water. After 21 days, do not take pill for next 7 days. These are called seven pill free days. After few days of taking last pill, regular periods will appear. If the pills are taken in a correct manner, woman donot get pregnant even in the pill free days. Then next pack should be started on time and at the same week day at which first pack has been started.
Contraindications of Dianette-Diane 2mg Medicine:
Drug interactions of Dianette-Diane 35-Cyproterone Acetate 2mg:
Some medicines that interact with dianette contraceptive pill and can stop the working of dianette are griseofulvin, phenylbutazone, phenytoin, primidone, phenobarbitone, carbamazepine and antibiotics like ampicillin.
Side effects of Dianette-Diane:
Some side effects are associated with the use of this medicine e.g. nausea and vomiting, headache, weight changes, breast enlargement, retention of water in the body tissues, menstrual spotting, depression, skin reactions, brown patches on the skin.
Overdose of Dianette 2mg:
If anyone suspects for overdosing, rush to the doctor for medical help. Nausea, vomiting and with drawl bleeding can occur as a side effect of overdosing.
Missed dose of Dianette-Diane 2Mg:
If anyone forgets to take the pill at the usual time, it should be taken as soon as remember.
Dianette should be stored out of reach of children and stored in a cool and dry place.
Safety measures of Dianette-Diane 35-Cyproterone Acetate 2mg: