Regulon - helps to normalize hormonal
January 14th, 2010
- Regulon - helps to normalize hormonal
- Hormonal contraceptives
Regulon - a combined contraceptive, the active ingredient in the composition of which is desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol, progesterone synthetic analogs
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. They are more active than the natural sex hormones. Regulon inhibits ovulation
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It makes the cervical mucus thick, and more viscous, thus hindering the penetration of sperm into the uterus. This low-dose drug, and it does not affect the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, minimizing the likelihood of adverse effects.
Regulon should be taken as other combined contraceptives. The first time it should take to start within days after the start of menstruation. Take it every day at the same time for 21 days. Then make a break of seven days during which menstruation begins.
Seven days is necessary to start again take regulon whether monthly terminated or not.
The main purpose of regulon - protection against unwanted pregnancy. But sometimes it is used to treat the following conditions:
- Functional disorders of the menstrual cycle
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Regulon not recommended in the presence of the following offenses:
- Disorders of the liver
- Congenital hyperbilirubinemia
- Hypersensitivity to the drug
- Chronic colitis
- Severe cardiovascular disease
- Tumors in the liver
- Malignant tumors history - especially breast, endometrium, ovary, uterus
- Elevated blood pressure
- Vaginal bleeding of unknown origin
- Various types of anemia
- Jaundice during pregnancy in history
- Strong itching
Regulon also can not be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It is necessary to stop taking the drug and consult a doctor if a woman has had a strong headache, visual impairment, and a suspected thrombosis
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Also, you should temporarily stop taking regulon and talk with your doctor if the patient is observed increase in blood pressure, itching and convulsions similar to epileptic.
The most common side effects are regulon:
- Feeling of pressure and / or tension in the mammary glands
- Weight change (usually increase it)
- The weakening of libido
- Mood swings
- Discomfort when using contact lenses
- The appearance of age spots (with prolonged use)
- In rare cases may appear more serious side effects regulon, for example:
- Elevated blood pressure
- Disorders of gallbladder
- Skin rash
- Hair loss
- Changes in vaginal secretions
- Causeless tiredness
- Vaginal mycosis
Some patients may appear the side effects that are not listed here. Therefore, the appearance of any unusual symptoms that may be associated with taking regulon should consult with your doctor.
Before taking regulon, tell your doctor about all medications you are currently taking, including non-prescription medicines and herbs. You should also consult your doctor if during the reception regulon you're going to start taking any medicine.
The following drugs can change the effect of the active substances included in the regulon:
- Antiepileptic drugs
- Muscle relaxant drugs (dantrolene)
- Preparations against hypertension
- Antidiabetic drugs
Spiral Mirena: advantages in the application
August 25, 2013
- Spiral Mirena: advantages in the application
- Contraindications and disadvantages
Mirena IUD is a small T-shaped contraceptive device of flexible plastic that can be administered by a qualified medical professional (GYN or nurse). The contraceptive effect of Mirena is based on the continuous release of a small amount (20 mg / day in the initial period) progestin levonorgestrel. Validity of Mirena up to five years.
How does Mirena
Spiral Mirena inserted into the uterus and releases the hormone levonorgestrel, which has a direct local effect on the endometrium, reducing its implantation function and increases the viscosity of cervical mucus
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That prevents penetration of sperm into the uterus. Mirena hormonal component makes it more efficient than other similar intrauterine device, for example, spiral ParaGard.
Action Mirena begins immediately after the introduction, if you are installing the helix is made within seven days after the onset of menstruation.
If Mirena inserted at any other time of the menstrual cycle, it is recommended to use another method of contraception during the first week after injection. The contraceptive action of the spiral will start in seven days.
Benefits of Mirena
- Mirena provides continuous prevention against pregnancy for five years and can be removed at any time.
- Mirena is convenient and does not require maintenance - it introduces a gynecologist, and a woman do not need anything.
- According to statistics, Mirena is the most popular form of reversible contraception in the world.
- IUD - the most affordable method of long-term reversible contraception.
- Mirena can help protect against the development of pelvic inflammatory disease, as it increases the viscosity of cervical mucus and reduces menstrual flow.
- Intrauterine device can improve the woman's sex life, because it gives the opportunity to engage in spontaneous sex.
- Mirena - a good alternative option of contraception for women who are contraindicated hormonal contraceptives.
- After removal of the IUD woman can get pregnant quickly.
- Intrauterine noticeable for women and for others. No one would guess that you use it; after sex is not packaging or other "physical evidence" that confused many women.
- Spiral Mirena decreases menstrual cramps and the amount of menstrual flow (in some cases 70-90%). Approximately twenty percent of women using "MIRENA", menstruation stops completely for one year, which reduces the risk of iron deficiency anemia.
Although the majority of women do not experience any difficulty in adapting to the intrauterine device, in some cases, possibly heavy bleeding and cramping during the first few weeks or months after the introduction of the spiral. However, this complication can be easily remedied with medication, reduce cramps and bleeding during menstruation.
In the first months of use Mirena may be spotting between periods.
If the bleeding does not stop within the first few months after entering the Mirena, the spiral is removed (this is the most common reason for removing Mirena).
Some women may experience seizures or back pain for several days or weeks after administration of the helix.
Mirena Side Effects
After entering the Mirena are possible side effects, but in most cases they disappear without medical treatment within a few weeks or a few months. Side effects include:
- changes in the amount and consistency of menstrual bleeding and the appearance
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- abdominal pain and back pain or lower back;
- mood swings
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- breast tenderness;
- the formation of cysts in the ovaries (observed in approximately 12% of women using "MIRENA", in most cases, the cysts disappear spontaneously during two to three months).
Serious problems and complications when using Mirena are rare. Noticing breach or unusual symptoms, consult a doctor to avoid further complications.
- Perforation. In rare cases, the spiral can pierce the wall of the uterus during installation. As a rule, it is immediately detected and corrected. Otherwise the coil may move to other parts of the pelvis and damage internal organs. Removal of the helix may require surgery.
- Infection: Although the use of an intrauterine device is associated with some risk of pelvic infection, the likelihood of this is reduced after the first twenty days of the administration. Pelvic infection may be caused by bacteria that enter the uterus during injection of the helix. In most cases the infection develops within three weeks after the installation of a spiral. If infection occurs after this time, most of all, it was obtained from sexually infected partner. Studies show that the Mirena does not cause pelvic inflammatory disease or infertility.
- Loss: Mirena may be partially or completely slip out of the uterus. The probability of this complication is particularly high in nulliparous women during the first few months of using the spiral (although possible rejection and at a later date). If the loss occurs, a woman can get pregnant, it is recommended to use additional contraception, such as condoms, and seek immediate medical attention. When partial loss of MIRENA should be removed. During menstruation should be checked napkins and tampons
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To make sure that the spiral of falling out.