Novynette Tablet

Novynette Tablet

It is advised to speak to a medical professional before consuming this product
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Active Ingredient
Desogestrel , Ethinyl estradiol
Packaging
strip of 21 tablets


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Novynette FC tab is made from the following ingredient:-
  1. Ethinylestradiol (0.02 mg) 
  2. Desogestrel (0.15 mg)
 
The outcome resulted from taking Novynette FC tab are subjected to the intention of using it and the appropriate dosage of the medication consumed. It is advisable to take this medication with meal or immediately after eating. The drug should be strictly taken as per prescribed dosage by the doctor.


You can obtain it from a local pharmacy. There are a few generic variants available as well. The drug is considered as inexpensive by popular opinion. Please check the expiry date and prescription details mentioned on this packaging of 21 tablets. 

It is manufactured by Gedeon Richter.
 
How to use Novynette FC tab?
Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Consume according to the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • Patients with kidney problems and liver disease need to consult with a doctor before consuming Novynette FC tab.
  • The dosage should be taken as advised by the doctor. Keep enough gap between two dosages.
  • The duration of time for this drug to give an effect is based on the intended use and dosage of medicine consumed. If there is no relief from the symptoms, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution.


General advice for Novynette FC tab:
  • Do not give this medication to someone you feel has a similar symptoms. Similarly, do not consume this medication on the advice from a friend or family. 
  • Please ensure the expiry date on the package or with the pharmacist before purchasing the medication.
  • Make sure to keep Novynette FC tab in a room temperature environment and avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Discontinue Novynette FC tab or inform your doctor if any rashes or other side effects occur.
  • You need a doctor’s prescription to get this medication. It is advisable to seek professional medical opinion before consuming this medication.
  • This medication has several uses as well as side effects. Novynette FC tab users are advised to avoid jumping into conclusions without reading the information about the medication thoroughly.



Please consult a doctor especially before taking Novynette FC tab. If you have any of the following conditions & contraindications:-
  • Liver function disorders
  • Idiopathic jaundice
  • Previous use of steroids
  • Herpes gestationis
  • Dubin-Johnson 
  • Rotor syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular lesions
  • Thromboembolic diseases
  • Severe hypertension or diabetes mellitus 
  • Porphyria
  • Endometrial hyperplasia
  • Hepatic tumours
  • Mammary or endometrial carcinoma 
  • Hyperlipoproteinaemia
  • Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
  • Otosclerosis.
  • Pregnancy 
  • Lactation

Please stop using this medication if you are experiencing these symptoms and conditions.

 
Novynette FC tab Drug Interactions

Drug to drug interaction reaction of Novynette FC tab varies from a person to another person. It is advisable to check with your doctor about all the possible drug interactions before starting the medication.
  • Antibiotics
  • Dihydroergotamine
  • Tranquilizers 
  • Anticoagulants
  • TCAs
  • Maprotilin
  • Oral antidiabetics
  • Insulin
  • Activated charcoal 
  • Laxatives
  • Bromocriptine
  • Hepatotoxic drugs

This is an incomprehensive list of drug-to-drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Novynette FC tab function. Do inform your doctor about all your current medications prior to consuming this drug. 

Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other diseases or if you are taking any other medication
  • Do not discontinue the prescribed course
Alcohol Warning (Limited information)
There is no known interaction of Novynette Tablet with alcohol.

Pregnancy Warning (Limited information)
Novynette Tablet is contraindicated in pregnancy. Animal and human studies have revealed positive fetal risk with the use of Novynette Tablet. Novynette Tablet should be immediately stopped if pregnancy occurs. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding Warning (Limited information)
Novynette Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Some quantity of Novynette Tablet may be excreted in breast milk hence it may change the quality and composition of the breast milk.

Driving Warning (Limited information)
Novynette Tablet usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Kidney Warning (Limited information)
Novynette Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease as the drug is excreted through urine. Dose adjustment of Novynette Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver Warning (Limited information)
Novynette Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease as it may interfere with the liver enzymes. Dose adjustment of Novynette Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.

There could be certain side-effects associated with the usage of the medication. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Intermenstrual bleeding
  2. Changes in vaginal discharge
  3. Vaginal infections (eg, candidiasis)
  4. Aggravation of endometriosis
  5. Breast tenderness/pain/enlargement/secretion
  6. Nausea
  7. Vomiting
  8. Cholelithiasis
  9. Cholestatic jaundice
  10. Thrombosis
  11. Hypertension
  12. Rash
  13. Headache
  14. Migraine 
  15. Mood changes
  16. Fluid retention
  17. Decreased glucose tolerance
  18. Body weight changes

While some these symptoms are more common, there are a few rare symptoms that could also occur. If you are feeling any other symptoms (whether it is mentioned in the above list or not), please consult with a doctor immediately. Please, consult with a doctor if you are having rashes or blurry visions. Report if you experience any other symptoms as the above list may not be exhaustive. These symptoms become more prominent as when one is undergoing a long term therapy with this medication. 

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Menstrual irregularities, Breast discomfort, Gynaecomastia, Depression, Edema, Changes in libido


1. What should I do when I missed a dose of Novynette FC tab?

If you have missed a dose by chance, try to consume it as soon as possible when you notice. If the time to your next dosage is close, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try to not double the dosage. 


2. I  think I have accidentally overdosed from the prescribed quantity of Novynette FC tab. Do I need to see a doctor?

If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Novynette FC tab, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects. 


3. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Novynette FC tab?

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with Novynette FC tab. The resulting interaction between this medication with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness and also it might raise the risk of side effects occurrence. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.


4. Will the consumption of Novynette FC tab affect the child that I am bearing?

Novynette FC tab is not to be used during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Pregnant women can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


5. I am currently nursing my baby. Is it safe to use Novynette FC tab during breastfeeding or lactation?

Novynette FC tab is not to be used during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


6. Am I able to drive when I consume  Novynette FC tab?

N/A


7. Does Novynette FC tab have an addictive property?

Please refer to the information on the package carefully.


8. What should I do if I mistakenly took an expired dose of Novynette FC tab?

Consuming an expired dose of Novynette FC tab by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter. 


9. Is it alright to use nutritional supplements such as Zincovit, D-rise 60k along with 
Novynette FC tab?

Yes, Novynette FC tab can be taken with supplements. But, it is advisable for you to inform your physician about all the current medications as well supplements that you are currently taking before using this medicine.


10. Can you explain on the safety of the usage of Novynette FC tab?

Novynette FC tab is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the physician.


11. Do I have to gradually reduce the dosage of Novynette FC tab or can it be stopped abruptly? 
There are some drugs that cannot be stopped immediately as it can have some withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your doctor regarding the usage of the medication as well as withdrawal symptoms, if any.


12. In a day, how many times should I take Novynette FC tab?

The dosage and frequency of Novynette FC tab is based on your condition. Use the drug as instructed by your doctor. You can also follow the instruction that has been printed on the product insert.






1. What should I do when I missed a dose of Novynette FC tab?

If you have missed a dose by chance, try to consume it as soon as possible when you notice. If the time to your next dosage is close, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try to not double the dosage. 


2. I  think I have accidentally overdosed from the prescribed quantity of Novynette FC tab. Do I need to see a doctor?

If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Novynette FC tab, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects. 


3. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Novynette FC tab?

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with Novynette FC tab. The resulting interaction between this medication with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness and also it might raise the risk of side effects occurrence. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.


4. Will the consumption of Novynette FC tab affect the child that I am bearing?

Novynette FC tab is not to be used during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Pregnant women can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


5. I am currently nursing my baby. Is it safe to use Novynette FC tab during breastfeeding or lactation?

Novynette FC tab is not to be used during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


6. Am I able to drive when I consume  Novynette FC tab?

N/A


7. Does Novynette FC tab have an addictive property?

Please refer to the information on the package carefully.


8. What should I do if I mistakenly took an expired dose of Novynette FC tab?

Consuming an expired dose of Novynette FC tab by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter. 


9. Is it alright to use nutritional supplements such as Zincovit, D-rise 60k along with 
Novynette FC tab?

Yes, Novynette FC tab can be taken with supplements. But, it is advisable for you to inform your physician about all the current medications as well supplements that you are currently taking before using this medicine.


10. Can you explain on the safety of the usage of Novynette FC tab?

Novynette FC tab is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the physician.


11. Do I have to gradually reduce the dosage of Novynette FC tab or can it be stopped abruptly? 
There are some drugs that cannot be stopped immediately as it can have some withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your doctor regarding the usage of the medication as well as withdrawal symptoms, if any.


12. In a day, how many times should I take Novynette FC tab?

The dosage and frequency of Novynette FC tab is based on your condition. Use the drug as instructed by your doctor. You can also follow the instruction that has been printed on the product insert.






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Administration Route
Oral
Mechanism of Action
Novynette Tablet acts by selectively binding to the progesterone receptor and decreases androgenic activity. This produces a transcription factor-effect, resulting in modifications in the mRNA synthesis

Novynette Tablet acts by selectively binding to the progesterone receptor and decreases androgenic activity. This produces a transcription factor-effect, resulting in modifications in the mRNA synthesis

Information last updated on: : Wed May 20 2020 15:52:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) 4.9

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