Duphaston 10Mg Tablet is an artificial synthetic substitute for the bodily produced natural hormone called progesterone. It is a steroidal progestin. In spite of being a progestional compound it does not increase body temperature or inhibit ovulation. Natural progesterone does not have the feature of selectivity as effective as Duphaston 10Mg Tablet. The main medicinal functions of this drug are in complications like menstrual disorders, miscarriage, endometriosis, infertility etc. Absent, irregular or painful menstruation is effectively treated by this drug. Duphaston 10Mg Tablet is also used during IVF for implantation with success. Also it is used in hormonal replacement therapy. It is usually orally administered.
In conditions like severe vaginal bleeding, stroke, incomplete abortion, breast cancer or brain cancer, liver dysfunction, hypersensitivity, this medicine is not to be administered. Same is in the case of breastfeeding mothers or children under 18 years.
Duphaston 10Mg Tablet may produce certain side effects like headache, irregular periods, blood spotting, heavy bleeding during period, weight gain, liver complications like jaundice, abdominal discomfort etc. If any of these symptoms persists or becomes severe the doctor immediately needs to be contacted. Breast pain or tenderness in the breasts may be encountered.
No medically significant interaction has been yet observed in this medicament.