Djufaston - a medicine used to treat various menstrual irregularities related to violation of the level of the hormone progesterone. Due to the active ingredient duphaston - synthetic hormone dydrogesterone - This medication is effective in the treatment of painful menstruation
Painful menstruation - the impact on quality of life
, Endometriosis, infertility.
How does djufaston?
Duphaston tablets contain the active ingredient dydrogesterone - a synthetic hormone similar to the natural hormone progesterone. Dydrogesterone is used to treat a variety of menstrual disorders which are caused by progesterone deficiency in women.
In women, the hormone progesterone
Progesterone - norm and pathology
responsible for formation of endometrial healthy - the internal mucosa of the uterus, it is necessary to turn for normal fetal development. A woman's body produces progesterone at certain stages of the menstrual cycle, causing thickening of the endometrium. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterine wall by the end of the monthly menstrual cycle, progesterone levels decrease. This causes exfoliation of endometrial and menstrual bleeding. If the fertilized egg is successfully attached to the uterine wall by the end of the menstrual cycle, progesterone levels in women remains high. It helps maintain normal endometrium, ensuring the normal development of the fetus.
Since didrogesteron helps to regulate the formation of a healthy and normal exfoliation inner lining of the uterus, the synthetic hormone may be used in the treatment of various menstrual irregularities - such as irregular or painful menstruation, infertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis.
Furthermore, dydrogesterone is used to minimize the formation of excessive endometrial estrogen-induced
Estrogen - the key to bone health
(the main female sex hormone) in hormone replacement therapy after menopause. Finally, dydrogesterone helps prevent abortion (spontaneous abortion) in women with an increased risk of miscarriage.
Typically dydrogesterone taken every few days during the menstrual cycle, depending on the disorder to be treated.
Why use djufaston?
- When abdominal pain and bleeding during pregnancy (reduction in the risk of miscarriage) or to prevent miscarriage in the past history of failed pregnancies
- When abdominal pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhea)
- The absence of menstruation when estrogen
- For the treatment of endometriosis
- At irregular menstrual bleeding when taking estrogen
- With irregular menstrual cycles
- When premenstrual syndrome
Duphaston should not be taken if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the drug. If you are faced with an allergy to djufaston or ingredients of the drug, the doctor should be notified. In addition, when it detects signs of allergy reception duphaston must stop, immediately notify your doctor.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Some medicines should not be taken during pregnancy or breast-feeding. However, other medicines are safe to take during pregnancy or breast-feeding
Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
Because the benefits of these drugs outweigh the possible health risks. Before taking the medicine prescribed by the doctor, you must notify the pregnancy or lactation.
Possible health risks to pregnant women associated with taking duphaston unknown.
In the extremely small quantities of ingredients duphaston can penetrate into breast milk, but the side effects of the drug nursing mothers are not seen.
Side effects of medications individual in each case and depend on the state of human health. The main known side effects duphaston includes:
- Abdominal distention
- Allergic skin reactions - rash, itching
- Increased breast tenderness
- Minor bleeding between periods
About duphaston negative interactions with other medicines are also unknown.