Brief description of Dianette:
Dianette is amazing oral contraceptive pills that are used prevent pregnancy in a sensually active woman so that she can enjoy lovemaking session without fear of getting pregnant. Today, Dianette is widely used to treat certain skin conditions such as acne, very oily skin and unnecessary hair growth in women of reproductive age. Dianette encloses two FDA-approved generic drugs called Cyproterone acetate and Ethinylestradiol.
How does Dianette act?
Dianette works as a contraceptive by inhibiting the growth and release of eggs from the ovaries, as well as enhances the viscosity of the cervical mucus, which makes it harder for sperm to cross from the vagina into the womb. It also alters the lining of uterine wall that prevents the implantation of fertilized egg. Dianette contains Cyproterone acetate that blocks the activity of Androgens and prevents hair growth and the sebum secretion in the skin.
What is the method of intake of Dianette?
Dianette pack encloses 21 hormonal pills and each marked with a day of the week. A woman should start taking this medicine from the first day of her menstrual cycle. She has to take one hormonal pill via the oral route once a day at the same time every day. She has to take one pill each day until she has finished all 21 pills. After that, she has to wait for seven days before starting a new pack of Dianette on her new menstrual cycle. It can take a few months to get a beneficial result and she has to take Dianette for about 3 months after she has seen an improvement in her acne or hirsutism.
Who should not use Dianette?
A woman should not use Dianette if she is going through any of these medical conditions such as deep vein thrombosis, severe hypertension, severe diabetes, angina, certain cardiovascular disorders, breast cancer, severe migraine headaches, abnormal vaginal bleeding, or hypersensitive reactions with Dianette or its other components.
What are the side effects of Dianette?
A woman may experience some side effects while using Dianette such as headache, nausea, breast pain, dizziness, vomiting, change in body weight, brown or blotchy spots on the exposed skin, stomach pain, and low libido.
What are the drugs that show interaction with Dianette?
Some medicines that show interaction with Dianette such as Barbiturates, Phenobarbital, Primidone, Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Rifamycins, Diphenhydramine, Griseofulvin, Isoniazid, Nitrofurantoin, Propranolol, Prednisone, Warfarin, Theophylline, Diazepam, And Phenylbutazone.
What are the safety measures to be followed while using Dianette?
Avoid the direct exposure of sunlight after using Dianette, so use protective clothing or sunscreen while going out in the sun.
Do not use this medicine in case of pregnancy and breastfeeding condition.
Do not smoke or consume alcohol while using Dianette.
If you have a history or family history of high levels of fat in your blood, then avoid the intake of Dianette.
Women above 35 years of age should consult her doctor before using Dianette.