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Diane 35 Tablet

Name: Diane 35 Tablet
Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
MRP: Rs. 295.00
Unit Price: Rs. 14.05
Package Price: Rs. 295.00 (Qty.: 21)
Package Form: strip
Medicine Form: tablet

What is Diane 35?

Diane is a drug made up of artificially synthesized estrogen and male hormone antagonists. The drug acts by regulating the level of male and female hormones, thereby helping to treat many hormonal disorders.

Composition of Diane 35:

Each tablet of Diane 35 is compose of Ethinyl Estradiol which is an artificially synthesized form of estrogen, and Cyproterone which is an antagonist to the action of androgens. Both these exert their therapeutic action over the dysfunctional hormonal cycle and alter it back to normal. Other inactive ingredients of the medicine help the medicinal components of the drug to act.

What is Diane 35 Used For?

The therapeutic indications of Diane 35 in female patients are as follows:

  • Menstrual irregularities
  • As oral contraceptive
  • Menopausal osteoporosis
  • Hormone replacement therapy during menospause

Therapeutic indications of Diane 35 in male patients are as follows:

  • Benign enlargement of prostate
  • Prostatitis

Patients suffering from any of the above mentioned disorders should note that Diane 35 should be taken only with a doctor's prescription.

Side Effects of Diane 35:

Diane 35 is composed of artificially synthesized estrogen and anti-androgen agents. It tends to produce some side effects at time, specially if it is taken without prescription or taken in the wrong dosage. Some of the side effects of Diane 35 are as follows:

  • Swelling of body parts
  • Enlargement of breasts (in men and women)
  • Headache
  • Changes in menstrual cycle
  • Mood changes

Other side effects apart from the ones mentioned above could also develop in patients. It is important to report these symptoms of discomfort to the doctor immediately and seek prompt treatment.

Precautions for Diane 35 Consumption:

Diane 35 is a potent androgen antagonist and it also consists of artificially synthesized estrogen. Therefore, certain do's and dont's have to be followed for consumption of Diane 35:

  • Pregnant women and breast feeding mothers should not consume Diane 35 unless a gynecologist has prescribed it.
  • Women who are already on oral contraceptives should inform their doctor before starting Diane 35.
  • Girls below 18 years of age should not consume Diane 35 for treatment of menstrual problems.
  • Male patients who have been diagnosed of prostate gland cancer should not use Diane 35.
  • Fatigue and feeling of drowsiness could occur after using Diane 35. Therefore, driving or any other activity which requires patient to be alert and active should not be performed after taking a dose of Diane 35.

Remembering these instructions will keep side effects and unfavorable drug reactions at bay.

Diane 35 Alternatives:

Other medicines having therapeutic effects and drug composition similar to Diane 35, can be used as its substitute. Few drugs which fit these parameters are mentioned below:

  • Carpela Tablet
  • Krimson 35 Tablet
  • Estranon Tablet
  • Ginette 35 Tablet

However, these tablets cannot be used in place of Diane 35 unless a doctor advises to do so.

Diane 35 FAQs:

  • Which disorders do not respond to Diane 35?
    Cancer of prostate gland (males) and cancer of uterus, vagina, cervix, ovaries (females) will not respond well to Diane 35. Other disorders like erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation also cannot be treated using Diane 35

  • What is the ideal dosage of Diane 35?
    The dosage of Diane 35 should be maintained strictly as per the doctor's instructions. The dose should preferably be taken at the same time daily in order to facilitate regularization of hormonal cycle. In case of a missed dose, patients should not double their next without consulting with their doctor.