Duphaston is a drug used exclusively for treatment of female reproductive disorders. The drug is an artificial form of female hormone and acts by altering the synthesis of hormones in a woman's body.
Duphaston is exclusively for female patients and men should not consume it, as this may cause hormonal imbalance.
Each tablet of Duphaston is composed of Dydrogesterone which is an artificially synthesized hormone. This drug acts through the medium of excipients (inactive agents) which do not interfere with the therapeutic action of the drug.
Duphaston is indicated in the following health conditions:
Duphaston may also be prescribed for other disorders which have not been mentioned above. The medicine should be taken only when prescribed by a gynecologist.
Duphaston performs the function of an artificially synthesized hormone and tends to produce undesirable effects if used in a wrong way or if consumed without any medical indication. Some of the side effects of Duphaston have been mentioned below:
Patients may also experience other side effects than those mentioned above. Should they experience any discomfort on using Duphaston, the doctor needs to be informed immediately.
Patients who are on Duphaston are monitored carefully for any changes in their health. Some important things to be remembered by patients who are on Duphaston are mentioned below:
Following these instructions helps in avoiding undesirable side effects of the drug. It is essential to follow all instructions regarding Duphaston consumption so that its therapeutic effect is maximized.
Medicines with similar drug composition tend to have identical therapeutic effects as well. Given below is the name of a drug which can be used as an alternative to Duphaston:
Patients should not switch from Duphaston to any other medicine unless the gynecologist advises to do so.