What is Dianette ? Why is it used?
Dianette birth control pill is a phenomenal oral contraceptive that is used to prevent a woman from getting pregnant. It helps the women to enjoy their intimate session without fear of getting pregnant. Women also used it to treat certain skin conditions such as treat skin conditions acne, very oily skin and unnecessary hair growth in women of reproductive age. Dianette contains two important hormones called Cyproterone acetate and Ethinylestradiol. A pack of Dianette 21 combined hormonal pills of Cyproterone acetate and Ethinylestradiol.
What is working of Dianette Birth Control Pill?
Cyproterone acetate is a progestogen derivative and Ethinylestradiol is a synthetic version of estrogen. The combination of both hormones inhibits the ripening and release of an egg from the ovary. Dianette also increases the thickness of cervical mucus that creates difficult for sperm to reach an egg. It also changes the lining of the uterus, so this prevents fertilized the egg to get implanted in the mother's womb.
How can Dianette be used?
A pack of Dianette birth control pill consists of 21 hormonal pills. A woman has to consume one hormonal pill orally once a day with an enormous amount of water. It should be consumed at the same time each day. If you're taking Dianette for the first time, then you have to take the first dose on the first day of your menstrual period and continue each day for 21 days until all the tablets are taken. After finishing one pack of pack Dianette, you have to wait for seven days then begin another pack of Dianette.
Under what conditions the use of Dianette is contraindicated?
The use of Dianette birth control pill is prohibited under certain medical conditions such as hypersensitivity to Dianette, venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism, heart attack, stroke, angina, heart valve disease, an irregular heartbeat, lactating condition and pregnancy. Dianette should not also be used by the women having sclerosing treatment for varicose veins.
What are the precautionary steps to be followed while using Dianette?
- You should avoid smoking of cigarette and consumption of alcohol while using Dianette.
- It is advised to avoid direct contact with sunlight, so you have to use protective clothing or sunscreen while going out in the sun.
- Dianette should be used with caution if you suffer from depression.
- A woman who suffers from hypertension is advised to consult her physician before using this medicine.
What to do in case you the dose of Dianette?
By mistake, you missed to take a single pill of Dianette then missed a dose should be taken as soon as you remember it and the normal schedule should be resumed. If you missed consuming two pills Dianette in week 1 or week 2 of the cycle, then two pills of Dianette should be taken as you remember it and two tablets should be taken the next day and the normal schedule may be resumed. If you missed two doses in a week or three doses at any time in the cycle, then throw the present pack and restart with a new pack.
What are the undesired effects of Dianette?
While using Dianette birth control pill, a woman may experience some undesired effects such as headache, stomach ache, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, weight change, low libido, chest pain, asymmetrical heartbeat, mood alter, and bruising of the eyes or skin.
What are the possible drug interactions of Dianette Birth Control Pill?
Some medicine can modify the therapeutic effects of Dianette by interacting with this medicine such as Phenobarbital, Diphenhydramine, Sumatriptan, Griseofulvin, Isoniazid, Nitrofurantoin, Propanolol, Prednisone, Warfarin, Carbamazepine, Ethosuximide, Phenytoin, Rifampin, Theophylline, Diazepam, and Phenylbutazone.