Regulon - side effects in most cases can be prevented

December 7, 2011

 Regulon - side effects
 Regulon hormonal contraceptive product. It is safe and effective only in the case where the physician is assigned after a preliminary examination by women. If a woman decides to use regulon yourself, then it is possible that she will face with a number of side effects.

 Regulon - side effects in most cases can be prevented

Side effects from blood regulon

The main danger when taking all modern hormonal contraceptives are the side effects associated with increased thrombosis. Regulon is no exception, so it is not suitable for all diseases, which can cause an increased formation of blood clots in the blood vessels, it is varicose veins, coronary artery disease on the background of atherosclerosis, heart disease, cardiac arrhythmia, high blood pressure, stroke, stroke. The risk of thrombosis of blood vessels increases in diabetes Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
   with vascular disorders and inflammation of the pancreas Diabetes and pancreas - the things you need to know  Diabetes and pancreas - the things you need to know

The danger of thrombosis that they can block the vital vessels, causing severe disruptions of the different organs. In addition, possible separation of thrombus (in which case it is called has embolus) and its "journey" through the circulatory system - in this case, the threat of major blood vessels overlap increases.

Regulon rarely gives such complications if appointed after examination and exclusion of contraindications for its reception.

Therefore, before taking regulon need to visit an obstetrician-gynecologist.

 Regulon - side effects in most cases can be prevented

Side effects regulon of the liver

Regulon has some hepatotoxic effects, that is, able to poison the liver cells. This property, of course, expressed in regulon slightly, but, given that the drug is taken daily for a long time, any liver disease is a contraindication to its acceptance.

In addition, the manual emphasizes that while taking regulon and hepatotoxic drugs significantly increase the risk of liver disease, especially in women older than 35 years.

It can be assumed that to receive alcohol while using regulon as a contraceptive, and should be approached with caution, because alcohol has a direct toxic effect on the liver cells. Since the instruction on alcohol does not say anything, obviously, small doses of alcoholic beverages rather weak role will not play, but from hard liquor or beer daily use have to give.

Chronic administration regulon increases the risk of liver tumors, both benign and malignant.

 Regulon - side effects in most cases can be prevented

Side effects regulon from sexual and endocrine system

Under the influence of a large number of female hormones may change sexual desire, the changing nature of vaginal discharge Vaginal discharge  Vaginal discharge
 The development of thrush (candidiasis) and inflammation due to lower immunity. Furthermore, there intermenstrual bleeding and spotting, the growth of benign tumors of the uterus, endometriosis distribution (portions of the uterine mucosa in other tissues, e.g., in the muscle layer of the uterus). After the cancellation of regulon sometimes develop amenorrhea The absence of menstruation (amenorrhea) - ambiguous symptom  The absence of menstruation (amenorrhea) - ambiguous symptom
   (absence of menstruation).

There are variations on the part of the endocrine system. This increase in body weight (quite rare), edema (implicit and explicit), tension and breast tenderness.

All of these changes - the result of female sex hormones that act directly on some or other organs, and endocrine glands.

 Regulon - side effects in most cases can be prevented

Side effects regulon of other organs and systems

From the other organs and systems may experience the following side effects:

  • on the part of the gastrointestinal tract - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
  • the central nervous system - headache (including migraine - headache half of the head), mood disorders, decreased performance;
  • Propafenone may appear pigmented spots on the skin (chloasma), the different nature of skin rashes, hair loss, cramps in the eyes, and watery eyes while wearing contact lenses.

 Regulon - side effects in most cases can be prevented

Overdose regulon

Included in the regulon synthetic analogs of natural female hormones desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol are non-toxic, so the cases of drug overdose are not met.

However, it can be assumed that if a woman accidentally take several tablets regulon, may cause nausea, vomiting. Furthermore, it may develop bleeding from the uterus.

Most of the side effects associated with the wrong regulon its application. It is especially dangerous to use this medication without a doctor's prescription.

Galina Romanenko

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Regulon and weight: whether to blame the pill?

November 25, 2011

 Regulon and weight
 Worldwide, about 50% of women of reproductive age are protected from unwanted pregnancy, combined oral contraceptives. Regulon is one of the representatives of this group of contraceptives. The question arises: why did the Russians flatly refuse to accept hormonal tablets, including regulon?

Many believe that the regulon and other hormonal contraceptives have a negative impact on weight, that is, increase it. But regulon (as well as other oral contraceptives) and subject to the rules of the weight of the reception mode of the day and food is absolutely indifferent to each other. Therefore, if your doctor has prescribed regulon, do not be afraid to get better, you need only follow its recommendations.

 Regulon and weight: whether to blame the pill?

Historical reference

The first combined oral contraceptives appeared in 1960 .  Tablets called "Enovid" were regarded as a revolution in contraception .  They really protects against unwanted pregnancies, but had a lot of shortcomings, and .  The latter include: nausea and vomiting, bloating and breast tenderness, expressed as weight gain (due to fluid retention in the body) and improving indicators of blood coagulation .  Later, the newer drugs, such as bisekurin, ovules, anovlar and others, but they also had a lot of shortcomings .  These effects are explained by a high content of hormones in the pill .  Over the past 40 years, hormone pills have undergone significant changes, not only in quantitative content of hormones, but also in their type .  Doses etinidestradiola decreased from 150 to 35 micrograms .  In modern combined oral contraceptives standard dose of ethinyl estradiol is 30 or 35 mg, the newest drugs containing 20 mcg ethinyl estradiol .

 Regulon and weight: whether to blame the pill?

A little about Regulon

Regulon relates to monophasic oral kontatseptivam, which includes 30 mcg of ethinyl estradiol and 150 mcg desogestrel. Desogestrel relates to synthetic gestagens. It inhibits the formation and follikulstimuliruyushego luteinizing hormone by the pituitary gland, thereby preventing the maturation of a follicle, which leads to suppression of ovulation Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?  Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?
 . Ethinylestradiol is a synthetic analog of estradiol Estradiol, the most important hormone  Estradiol, the most important hormone
   and prevents maturation of the egg, which is necessary for the fertilization. Admission regulon not shown in the postpartum period, as this leads to a decrease in the amount of milk, lactation and reduces the impact on the child's growth. Therefore regulon is assigned to women only after weaning.

 Regulon and weight: whether to blame the pill?

Why increase the weight when taking regulon?

Many women do not understand the causes and effect of weight gain, blame the "ill-fated" pills regulon and flatly refuse to accept them. And only a small percentage of women consider it necessary to consult a doctor to clarify the situation with weight gain. Undoubtedly, while taking regulon may increase weight and its increase depends on three mechanisms:

  • Fluid retention in the body

Analog hormone progesterone contained in regulon - desogestrel, facilitates low water retention. It is with progesterone Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
 For example, associated edema during pregnancy.

  • Increased appetite

Sex hormones contained in regulon accelerate biochemical reactions of fats and carbohydrates. If enough exercise calories easily processed into the heat, and in the management of passive lifestyle, they are deposited in the form of extra kilos.

  • Reduced thyroid function

 Regulon and weight: whether to blame the pill?

How to deal with being overweight?

From the above it becomes clear that no pills regulon blame weight gain. To while taking regulon weight remained the same, it is necessary to observe a few simple rules:

  • Control the amount of food consumed

This rule must be observed especially in the first months of receiving regulon. That is, if earlier a woman ate lunch a bowl of soup, then in the future we should adhere to the same "dose". Exclude snacks, especially before going to bed Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
   and high-calorie foods (cookies, candy).

  • Adhere to the principles of healthy eating

Eliminate fatty foods, confectionery, canned goods (especially oil), smoked products. It is advisable to replace them with fruits and vegetables, dairy products with low fat, salads fill soy sauce or lemon juice.

  • Limit salt

Salt causes fluid retention.

  • Limit fluid intake
  • Exercise

Anna Sozinova

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