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Elogen - 0.15mg and 0.02 mg

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  • Linessa
  • Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Elogen
  • 0.15mg and 0.02 mg
  • GSK
  • Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol

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Description of the drug

Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Elogen 0.15/0.02 mg tablet. The drug combination is used to prevent pregnancy. It is a flexible birth control pill containing two types of hormones, etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. It works by preventing the release of eggs from the ovaries and thereby preventing pregnancy.

Indications and Usage

Elogen– 0.15/0.02 mg is a combination drug used as a contraception pill, containing a combination of two hormones that is Desogestrel, which is also known as Progestin and Ethinyl Estradiol, which is also known as Estrogen. It works mainly by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation) during your menstrual cycle. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker to help and prevent sperm from reaching to an egg and thereby inhibits fertilization, it also changes the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterus, it passes out of the body.

Dosage and Administration

-Recommended dose:

The dose may vary according to the patient condition, therefore it is advised to take this medicament as per your doctor’s direction.

-Method of Administration:

Elogen – 0.15/0.02 mg is available in the form of a tablet taken orally by mouth, usually once a day with a glass of water as directed by your doctor. Do not break, crush, or chew the tablet, it will cause you a bitter taste.

-Missed dose

If you miss one or more doses; take the next dose on time. Do not take more than your doctor is prescribed.

-Overdose: 

The overdose of any drug can cause severe effects. The overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, agitation, aggression, shallow breathing, weakness, fainting, headache, vomiting and many other allergic symptoms. In the case of an overdose, you should immediately contact your doctor.

Forms and Strengths

The fixed dose medication is available in the following strength:

  • Elogen 0.15/0.02 mg Tablet.

Contraindications.

This drug should not be used in patients with known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients present in the formulation.

  • This drug should not be used in pregnant  women.
  • This drug should not be used in women, who are suffering from unexplained abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • Do not use this medication if you are having the habit of smoking and are older than 35 years of age.
  • This drug should not be given to those women who are suffering from uncontrolled high blood pressure, a heart disease, a blood clotting disorder.
  • This medicament is contraindicated for male patients.

Warnings and precautions

Remember that Desogestreland Ethinyl Estradiol cannot be consumed by patients who are allergic to the medicine and its ingredients. Before buying Elogen tablets 0.15mg/ 0.02 mg)  online, it is necessary to do a thorough research on its ingredients.

  • If a patient is suffering from any kind of liver and kidney problem, including dialysis treatment, mental disorder such as depression, this drug is harmful in these conditions, therefore, it is advised to consult your doctor and let him know about your medical history prior taking this drug.
  • If the patient is suffering from Thrombosis. Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot in a blood vessel such as deep venous thrombosis or the lungs such as pulmonary embolism. In these conditions this drug should not be consumed without consulting the doctor. It is advised to take this drug only after consulting and prescription of the doctor.
  • This drug is not suitable for breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.
  • This drug is not suitable, if the patient is suffering from jaundice. Consult your doctor before taking this medicament.
  • This drug is not suitable for those patients having a heart problem like angina, high blood pressure, or a heart attack. Consult your doctor first, if you have any kind of heart problem before taking this medication.
  • If the patient is suffering from unexplained vaginal bleeding, then in this case consult your doctor before taking this medicament.
  • This drug is not suitable for those patients who are suffering from asthma, diabetes, migraine or an epilepsy problem. In these conditions, consult your doctor before taking this medicament.
  • This drug is not suitable for those patients, if they ever had bleeding in the brain, stroke, heart attack, or other serious blood vessel problems. In this case, consult your doctor before taking this medicament.
  • This drug is not suitable for those women who have a history of breast nodules, fibrocystic disease of the breast, an abnormal breast x-ray or mammogram, or irregular or scanty menstrual periods. Consult your doctor before taking this medicament.
  • If the patient has reported any kind of allergic reaction in the past with any kind of food, dyes, or medicines, then consult your doctor before applying this medicament.
  • This drug is not suitable, if the patient is having any blood problem.
  • This drug is not suitable for those women, who are suffering from any kind of cancer. It is advised to tell your doctor about your disease before taking this medicament.
  • If the patient has reported any kind of allergic reaction in the past with any kind of food, dyes, or medicines, then consult your doctor before applying this medicament.
  • Use this drug with caution in elderly patients, older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug.

Side effects

Tell your doctor if you have any side effects that bothers you or does not go away.

Some common side effects that can occur:

  • Changes in menstrual bleeding, eg., irregular bleeding or sometimes stopping of bleeding
  • Mood changes, including depression
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Acne
  • Breast tendernes
  • Weight gain
  • Rash or hives
  • Ectopic pregnancy

Some rare side effect can occur which will be serious:

  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blurred vision
  • Jaundice
  • Mood swings
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Weight gain
  • Hair loss
  • Cysts on the ovaries
  • Painful menstrual cycle
  • Acne
  • Less sexual desire
  • Migraine
  • Signs of blood clot
  • Irritation or itching of the skin in or around the vagina
  • Breasts become swollen, tender or painful
  • Burning off your skin

Drug Interactions

These are the  drugs that can alter the pharmacological effect of Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol:

  • Anastrozole
  • Exemestane
  • Ospemifene
  • Tamoxifen
  • Tizanidine
  • Tranexamic Acid
  • Ombitasvir
  • Ritonavir
  • Griseofulvin
  • Rifampin
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Barbiturates
  • Carbamazepine
  • Felbamate
  • Phenytoin
  • Ritonavir

Ask your doctor and get the full list of drugs that may increase the possibility of drug interactions or interfere with the effectiveness of Elogen Tablet.

Ingredients

Elogen 0.15mg/0.02 mg tablet comprises of antwo active pharmaceutical ingredient calledDesogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol. It is a combination of progesterone and estrogen used as a birth control pill. It works by preventing the ovulation and thereby prevent pregnancy. It may also change the cervical mucus to prevent the sperm from reaching the egg and change the lining of the uterus to prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus. This is how this medication helps in preventing pregnancy.

Storage information

Elogen tablets should be stored in a safe place that is away from heat and moisture. Do not refrigerate. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Do not keep the tablets out in open.

Manufacturer

Elogen tablet is manufactured by Glaxo Smith kline Pharmaceuticals Limited, It is one of the oldest pharmaceutical company in India. The company is located in Mumbai, India. You can easily buy 0.15mg/0.02 mg online from our website and have it delivered at your doorstep.

 

 

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