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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Droscon. Please consult your doctor.
Droscon is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effe... View More
Droscon is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Nonhor... View More
Droscon does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Droscon is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Droscon is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Droscon is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent r... View More
Uses of Droscon
Side effects of Droscon
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
- Irregular uterine bleeding
How to use Droscon
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Droscon may be taken with ... View More
How Droscon works
Droscon is a combined oral contraceptive pill. It works by preventing the release of egg (ovulation) and affecting sperm movement in the womb to prevent... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Droscon to help you prevent pregnancy.
- It also results in lighter, less painful and more regular menstrual bleeding.
- It may help reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
- Take your pill at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
- You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persis... View More
- Do not use Droscon if you are obese, over 35, smoke, on prolonged bed rest, or have a history of blood clots.
- Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain,... View More
- Stop taking Droscon and inform your doctor immediately if you notice your skin and whites of the eye turning yellow (jaundice), severe stomach pain, sev... View More
Acne, Oral contraception, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
May be taken with or without food. Take dose at the same time each day. Women should be instructed to take the tablets at about the same time every day... View More
Contraception 1 active tablet (3 mg drospirenone/0.03 mg EE) PO qDay for 21 days, THEN 1 inert tablet PO qDay for 7 days 1 active tablet (3 mg drosp... View More
Contraception <14 years: Safety and efficacy not established >14 years: Same dosing as adult
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <50 Avoid use.
Pregnancy. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Renal insufficiency, hepatic dysfunction or tumor. Adrenal insufficiency, cholestatic jaundice of preg... View More
Mode of Action
Ethinylestradiol is a synthetic oestrogen while drospirenone is a progestogen with antimineralocorticoid and antiandrogenic activity. Combined oral cont... View More
May increase risk of breast cancer, thromboembolism and glucose intolerance. May lead to hyperkalaemia in patients with adrenal insufficiency. May affec... View More
>10% Premenstrual syndrome (13.2%),Migraine/headache (10.7%) 1-10% Breast pain/discomfort/tenderness (8.3%),Menstrual irregularities (4.7%),Nausea/... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: X Lactation: Small amounts of steroids are excreted in breast milk; estrogens may reduce quality/quantity of milk; may be prudent... View More
Increased risk of hyperkalaemia when used with ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor antagonists, aldosterone antagonists, potassium salts or NSAIDs. ... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More