The drug "Regulon": reviews of doctors, instructions for use
The drug "Regulon" is a monophasic oral contraceptive. Its main action is to suppress the synthesis of gonadotropins and prevent ovulation. Due to an increase in viscosity, the movement of spermatozoa through the cervical canal slows down, the state of the endometrium changes, and the implantation of a fertilized egg does not occur.
Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel are the main components of the Regulon contraceptive. Instructions, reviews of experts report that these substances when ingested do not only protect against unwanted pregnancy, but also have a positive effect on the health of the woman as a whole. The drug has a good effect on lipid metabolism, increasing the content of HDL in plasma, but without changing the concentration of LDL. This is not the only therapeutic effect that the contraceptive "Regulon" has.Reviews of doctors show that in patients using this tool, the menstrual cycle is normalized, in the case of the initial menorrhagia blood loss during menstruation is significantly reduced. In addition, the drug has a beneficial effect on the skin integument, and allows to eliminate acne vulgaris.
Indications for use
The tool is used as oral contraception, as well as in premenstrual syndrome, functional disorders of the menstrual cycle.
From the very first day of the menstruation cycle, you should start taking Regulon tablets. Reviews of experts contain information that the drug is most effective when it is taken at the same time. The tablets are intended for oral use, they need to be drunk every day, one piece for 3 weeks. After taking the last pill, you should take a break for 7 days, at this time just to begin menstruation. After a week’s pause, the next package of the Regulon contraceptive is started. Reviews of doctors warn that it is necessary to pay attention to the use of the drug and do not forget to drink pills at the same time every day.If the woman did not take the remedy in time, you need to take it later, but no later than 12 hours after the pass, otherwise the effectiveness of using a contraceptive in the current cycle will be significantly reduced.
Side effects of the drug "Regulon". Doctors reviews
Experts say that patients, as a rule, do not complain about the development of any negative effects while taking the drug. However, in some cases, there are unpleasant symptoms, such as vaginal discharge, pain in the genitals, breast enlargement, etc. Side effects that are not related to the reproductive system, such as nausea, vomiting, ulcerative colitis, dermatological reactions in the form of a skin rash, nodular or exudative erythema, chloasma. Individual patients develop headaches, depressiveness, mood lability. In the case of wearing contact lenses, corneal sensitivity may increase. Sometimes on the part of the metabolism such disturbances are recorded, such as a delay in the body fluid and, as a consequence, an increase in weight, a decrease in carbohydrate tolerance. In cases of occurrence of any ofthese reactions need to consult with the doctor regarding the feasibility of continued use of the drug "Regulon". Reviews of doctors also contain recommendations on when to stop the use of contraceptives. So, experts advise to immediately stop taking pills, if there is a suspicion of pregnancy, vaginal bleeding is noticed, there are problems with hearing. Among the side effects that require the abolition of funds, include hypertension, venous and arterial thromboembolism (including stroke, myocardial infarction), porphyria, hemolytic uremic syndrome.
If there are multiple or severe risk factors for arterial / venous thrombosis, the use of a contraceptive should be abandoned. Migraine, accompanied by focal neurological symptoms, diabetes, serious liver pathologies, pancreatitis with severe hypertriglyceridemia, hepatitis, cholelithiasis, otosclerosis, cholestatic jaundice - the use of Regulon is contraindicated in all these diseases.Women over 35, who smoked more than 15 cigarettes daily, should not use such a means of contraception either. It is forbidden to take the drug in case of hypersensitivity to the substances included in the composition of the tablets, during periods of pregnancy, lactation.
Doctors strongly recommend having a general medical examination before starting a contraceptive. Laboratory examinations should be carried out, a detailed personal and family history collected, a gynecological examination completed, and only after that can a decision be made on the feasibility of using Regulon. Based on the results of the examination, the doctor assesses the advantages and possible negative effects of taking a hormonal contraceptive and conveys this information to the patient. Perhaps the specialist will advise to choose some other method of protection. All the best!