It also works as a contraceptive, hence avoid using any other contraceptive pill.
Elestra Tablet can be taken with or without food. Take it at the same time every day as it will help you remember to take it.
The dose and duration will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
most common side effects
If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.
Consult your doctor if you frequently experience spotting or brown discharge in the middle of the cycle.
You must also consult your doctor if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision.
Do not continue with the medicine and consult with the doctor if your periods do not start within a week of the treatment.
Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.
Avoid the use of medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
USES OF ELESTRA TABLET
- Treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
BENEFITS OF ELESTRA TABLET
In Treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
Elestra Tablet is a combination medicine that helps in regulating the production of these androgens as well as periods in females.
This also helps in treating excessive hair growth (hirsutism) and acne effectively. Take it as prescribed by the doctor.
Do not skip any doses and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ELESTRA TABLET
Common side effects
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
- Mood changes
HOW TO USE ELESTRA TABLET
Elestra Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW ELESTRA TABLET WORKS
Cyproterone works by blocking the overproduction of androgens (male hormones) in the ovaries, thereby reducing unwanted hair growth and acne.
Ethinyl Estradiol enhances the effect of Cyproterone by reducing the amount of androgens in the blood. Together, they also regularize the menstrual cycle in PCOS.