Introduction to Dronis 30 Tablet
Dronis 30 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent the release and fertilization of the egg.
Dronis 30 Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as per your doctor’s advice. You will have to take the pill on day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for a whole month. Once the pack gets over, start with a new one. If you experience vomiting within 4 hours of dose intake, take another tablet. In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, use a condom during intercourse for a period of 2 days.
Nausea, headache, breast pain, and weight gain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer. Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of a blood clot.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of the uterus/cervix, or vagina. 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. Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding. You might be asked for a regular check-up of blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar level while on treatment.
How to Use Dronis 30mg
Dronis 30 Tablet is used as an oral contraceptive to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
How Dronis 30mg Tablet Works
Side Effects of Dronis 30 mg
Common Side Effects
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
- Irregular uterine bleeding
Warning & Precautions
Dronis 30 Tablet is unsafe for use during pregnancy. It should be withdrawn immediately if pregnancy occurs.
Dronis 30 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as small amounts of this medicine may pass into breastmilk. It may also reduce milk production. Hence, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
- Breast cancer
Dronis 30 Tablet should be used with caution as it may increase the risk of breast cancer.
Dronis 30 Tablet may cause jaundice (a condition that causes skin and the whites of the eyes to turn yellow) due to its effects on liver function. Report the presence of any symptoms such as yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes, fever, chills, dark-coloured urine or clay-coloured stool, etc., to your doctor on priority. The use of this medicine should be stopped in such cases.
- Abnormalities in vision
Dronis 30 Tablet has been associated with partial or complete loss of vision in some rare cases. Any abnormalities in vision should be promptly reported to your doctor. Special precautions should be taken if you are using contact lenses.
- Use in women
Dronis 30 Tablet is only intended for use after menarche (the first occurrence of menstruation) and above 14 years of age. It is not intended for use after menopause (the end of the menstrual cycles in women).
Avoid smoking during treatment with Dronis 30 Tablet as it may increase the risk of blood clots, heart attack, or stroke (brain damage due to the interrupted blood supply to the brain).
Dronis 30 Tablet should be used with caution as it may cause depression. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
Melasma refers to a skin condition that causes brown or gray patches, especially on the face. Use of Dronis 30 Tablet may occasionally cause melasma. Hence, avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet radiation and wear protective clothing while going out in the sun.