Generic Medicine Info
May be taken with or without food.
Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, active venous thromboembolic disorders or severe arterial disease, hepatic impairment, progestogen-dependent tumours, porphyria. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
CV or renal dysfunction, hypertension, epilepsy, migraine, asthma, DM, conditions which may be exacerbated by fluid retention, malabsorption syndrome, post ectopic pregnancy, functional ovarian cysts, thromboembolism. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, changes in appetite or weight, fluid retention, oedema, rashes, urticaria, mental depression, breast tenderness and pain, gynaecomastia, changes in libido, headache, migraine, altered menstrual cycle, irregular menstrual bleeding, changes in LFTs and serum lipid profile.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylaxis or anaphylactoid reactions.
Drug Interactions
Increased metabolism and subsequent reduction in efficacy with enzyme-inducing agents e.g. carbamazepine, griseofulvin, phenobarbital, phenytoin and rifampicin. Adjustment in antidiabetic dose may be required.
ATC Classification
G03DC03 - lynestrenol ; Belongs to the class of estren derivative progestogens used in progestogenic hormone preparations.
G03AC02 - lynestrenol ; Belongs to the class of progestogens. Used as systemic contraceptives.
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