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Revised: 9/2017

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 Tab. 1mg"KISSEI"
 Active ingredient:
Dienogest
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter 6.6 mm, thick 2.9 mm
 Print on wrapping:
ジエノゲスト1mg「キッセイ」, 子宮内膜症治療剤, ジエノゲスト, 1mg, DIENOGEST 1mg「KISSEI」, 適正使用に関する情報

Effects of this medicine

This medicine selectively acts on progesterone receptors to inhibit ovarian function and the growth of endometrial cells, and it consequently improves the symptoms associated with endometriosis.
It is usually used in the treatment of 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, anemia, uterine adenomyosis or uterine leiomyoma.
  • If you are 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, start to take 1 tablet (1 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice daily, between the second and fifth day of the menstrual cycle. Strictly follow the instruction.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible when you remember that you missed a dose. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. 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 means other than taking hormonal agents (oral contraceptive or birth-control pills).
  • The medicine may cause irregular vaginal bleeding. The severity of bleeding varies between individuals, and in some case it may persist during the medication. If the bleeding is a large amount and a long duration, consult with your doctor.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include irregular vaginal bleeding, hot flush, headache, nausea, rash and itchiness. 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 [irregular vaginal bleeding, anemia]
  • breathlessness, flare with general itch, puffiness around eye or mouse [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 direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.