- Conjugated Estrogens
- Cyproterone Acetate–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Desogestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Drospirenone–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Levonorgestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- 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 Diane 35* used for?
Generic for Diane 35* (Cyproterone Acetate-Ethinyl Estradiol) is used in the treatment of severe acne in women who have not responded to other treatments. It is also indicated in the treatment of hirsutism (excess hair growth) in women. Generic for Diane 35* provides contraception as well. This combination medication is composed of Cyproterone Acetate (anti-androgen) and Ethinyl Estradiol (estrogen). This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Diane 35*?
The dosage of Generic for Diane 35* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Diane 35* by mouth.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Diane 35*?
If you have missed a dose of Generic for Diane 35* medication, take the missed dose if you remember within 12 hours. However, if more than 12 hours have passed, then discard the missed tablet and continue to take the remaining tablets in the pack at the usual time. Do not double the doses to make up for a missed dose.
What if you overdose on Generic for Diane 35*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Diane 35*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Diane 35*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Diane 35*.
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 Diane 35*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Diane 35* can interact with antibiotics, barbiturates, certain anti-anxiety drugs, diabetes medications, and migraine medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Diane 35*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Diane 35* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Diane 35* 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 Diane 35* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Diane 35* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Diane 35* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal cramps, headache, change in sexual desire, and breast tenderness. 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 Diane 35*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Diane 35*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Diane 35* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Diane 35*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Diane 35*?
How will Generic for Diane 35* work in my body?
How should Generic for Diane 35* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Diane 35* 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 Diane 35* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.