Ormeloxifene


Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Oral
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Adult: 60 mg twice a wk for the 1st 12 wk and then 60 mg once a wk for up to next 12 wk.

Oral

Contraception
Adult: Take 1 tablet (30 mg) twice a wk for the 1st 12 wk then 1 tablet (30 mg) once a wk from 13th wk onwards. Take 1st tablet on the 1st day of menstrual cycle. Follow dose irrespective of menstrual periods.
Contraindications
Polycystic ovarian disease, cervical hyperplasia, recent history of jaundice or hepatic impairment, severe allergic states, TB, renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation.
Special Precautions
Women who desire to be pregnant should discontinue taking the drug.
Adverse Reactions
Delayed menses.
Action
Ormeloxifene acts on oestrogen receptors. It has a weak estrogenic and potent antiestrogenic actions. It is expected to exert a contraceptive effect and normalise the bleeding from uterine cavity by regularising the expression of oestrogen receptors on the endometrium. As a contraceptive, it prevents proliferation and decidualisation of the endometrium, enhances blastocyst formation and slightly increases embryo transport through the oviducts.
Absorption: Well absorbed from the GI tract. Peak serum levels achieved in 4 hr.
Distribution: Widely distributed in tissues. Little affinity to plasma proteins.
Excretion: Terminal half-life: Approx 170 hr.
ATC Classification
G03XC04 - ormeloxifene ; Belongs to the class of selective estrogen receptor modulators.
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