- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Duphaston* used for?
Generic for Duphaston* is used in the treatment of a range of menstrual disorders such as female infertility, premenstrual syndrome, irregular menstrual cycles, dysmenorrhea and endometriosis. It is a synthetic hormone similar to the natural female sex hormone, progesterone, in the body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Duphaston* ?
The dosage of Generic for Duphaston* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Duphaston*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Duphaston* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Duphaston*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Duphaston*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Duphaston* ?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Duphaston*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Generic for Duphaston* ?
Like other medicines, Generic for Duphaston* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Duphaston* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Duphaston* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Duphaston* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Duphaston* can cause side effects such as headache, nausea, dizziness, breast tenderness, acne and bloating. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Duphaston*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Duphaston* ?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Duphaston* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Duphaston*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Duphaston*?
How will Generic for Duphaston* work in my body?
How should Generic for Duphaston* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Duphaston* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Duphaston* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.