Lynoral

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Description

Lynoral (ethinylestradiol) is most often used as estrogen containing component of combined oral contraceptives. The drug is also used for the treatment of symptoms of menopause and post-menopause, especially vasomotor effects.

While using this drug, the contraception is due to several interrelated influences.

Ovulation is inhibited at the regulatory level of the hypothalamus.

Cervical changes a secret, it generates the expulsion of sperm.

Also it changes the endometrium, making implantation of a fertilized egg impossible.

Dienogest binds to blood albumin, but it is not associated with blood globulin that binds sex hormones of the woman. Also, the contraceptive does not interact with the globulin that binds corticoids. Dienogest is excreted in the bile and urine. The half-excretion of the drug requires from eight and a half to eleven hours. When a woman takes the contraceptive, the level of drug in the blood serum becomes more than in 1.5 times.

Indications

Lynoral (ethinylestradiol) is most often used as estrogen containing component of combined oral contraceptives. The drug is also used for the treatment of symptoms of menopause and post-menopause, especially vasomotor effects

Lynoral should be taken according to the order that is listed in the instruction, every day at the same hours. Pills are washed down with some water. The reception lasts twenty-one days. Then there is a week break, and you should re-take another course under the existing scheme.

Method of application and doses

Lynoral (ethinyl estradiol) is taken usually orally during meals or with milk either every day or in cycles: once a day for 21 days, then adjourned for seven days; then the cycle repeats itself again. However, in case of cancer treatment the drug is usually taken daily or three times a day for at least three months.

Side effects

Prevention of pregnancy using this medicine may affect the health of the patient. Most often women suffer from abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea. Some people have headaches. Mammary glands can swell up, they become painful. Often patients who take hormonal contraceptives, have decreased mood, libido. During the first months of use Lynoral an intermediate bleeding can happen.

If you take few pills of Lynoral, it may cause symptoms as vomiting, dyspepsia, spotting or uterine bleeding. Treatment is symptomatic, since special antidote does not exist.

Special instructions

If pregnancy occurs while taking estrogen, you should immediately contact your doctor. If it is necessary to conduct surgery (including dental), you must inform the surgeon or dentist about taking estrogen.

You should tell your doctor about the use of tobacco products. Cigarette smoking can adversely affect the effectiveness of this drug. You should also inform your doctor or pharmacist about using contact lenses.