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Published: 6/2017

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
DIENOGEST Tablets 1mg "SAWAI"
 Active ingredient:
Dienogest
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 6.6 mm, thickness: 2.9 mm
 Print on wrapping:
ジエノゲスト1mg「サワイ」, SW-DG1, Dienogest1mg「SAWAI」

Effects of this medicine

This medicine acts on progesterone receptors to suppress growth of endometrial membrane.
It is usually used to treat endometriosis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding, swelling of uterus or anemia.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (1 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day. Start the treatment from Days 2 to 5 of menstrual cycle. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Avoid pregnancy by using non-hormonal forms of contraception during treatment.
  • The medicine may cause atypical genital bleeding and anemia in some cases. The severity of bleeding varies between individuals. Consult with your doctor if the bleeding during the therapy is substantial and persisting, or too much at once.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include hot flush, headache, dizziness, depression, atypical genital bleeding, breast fullness, rash, itch, nausea, abdominal pain, anemia and malaise. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • persisting or a large amount of vaginal bleeding, general malaise, dizziness [serious atypical genital bleeding, serious anemia]
  • respiratory distress, swelling of eyelids/lips/tongue, hives [anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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