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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 "MYL"
 Active ingredient:
Dienogest
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 6.6 mm, thickness: 2.9 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) ジエノゲスト1mg「MYL」, ジエノゲスト,
1mg
(Back) Dienogest 1mg「MYL」, ジエノゲスト1mg, Mylan

Effects of this medicine

This medicine selectively acts on progesterone receptors to inhibit the growth of endometrial cells and pain, and it consequently exerts a therapeutic effect on endometriosis.
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, anemia, adenomyosis uteri or uterus myoma.
  • 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, start to take 1 tablet (1 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day, between the second and fifth day of the menstrual cycle. Strictly follow the instruction.
  • 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 and follow 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 contraceptive agents.
  • This medicine may cause atypical genital bleeding, followed by severe anemia. The severity of bleeding varies between individuals, and in some cases the bleeding persists during the therapy or a large amount of bleeding occurs at one time. Consult with your doctor in cases that if a lot of bleeding persists or a large amount of bleeding occurs at one time.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include atypical genital bleeding, hot flush, headache, nausea, rash, anemia, malaise and itch. 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 genital bleeding like menstruation, general malaise, dizziness [serious atypical genital bleeding, severe anemia]
  • breathing difficulty, redness with generalized itching, swelling around the eyes/mouth [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 reach of children. Store away from light, 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.