WHAT IS DORIS?
DORIS contains Ethinyl Estradiol and Drospirenone
It works by causing changes in the cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus
WHAT DORIS IS USED FOR?
DORIS is used by women to prevent pregnancy
This medicine is also used to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) such as anxiety, depression, irritability, sleep or appetite changes, breast tenderness, headache and weight gain
Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines such as,
Thyroid hormone replacement therapy
Paracetamol used for fever and pain
Itraconazole used for fungal infections
Medicines used to treat HIV infections
Potassium-sparing diuretics (spironolactone and others)
Captopril, ramipril, telmisartan used to treat blood pressure
Heparin used to treat blood clots
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take DORIS exactly as your doctor has told you
Take one pill every day at the same time in the order directed on the package
Take the pill after the evening meal or at bedtime with some water, as needed
If you take more DORIS
If you take more DORIS, Contact your doctor immediately
If You forget to take DORIS
Take it as soon as you remember or take the next pill at your regular time
If you stop taking DORIS
Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor
SIDE EFFECTS OF DORIS:
Breast cancer, breast lumps
Cancer of the uterus
Stroke, blood clots
Unusual vaginal bleeding
Dizziness and faintness, changes in speech, severe headaches
Chest pain, shortness of breath
Pains in your legs
Changes in vision
Pain in the breast
Irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting
Stomach/abdominal cramps, bloating
Nausea and vomiting
Less sexual desire
Bloating or fluid retention
Darkening of the skin, especially on the face
High blood sugar, especially in women who already have diabetes
High cholesterol levels in the blood
Change in weight
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Doris Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent the release and fertilization of the egg.
Doris Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as per your doctor’s advice. You will have to take the pill on day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for a whole month. Once the pack gets over, start with a new one. If you experience vomiting within 4 hours of dose intake, take another tablet. In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, use a condom during intercourse for a period of 2 days.
some commonly seen side effects
Nausea, headache, breast pain, and weight gain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know.
There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods.
Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer.
Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of a blood clot.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of the uterus/cervix, or vagina.
Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.
Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding.
You might be asked for a regular check-up of blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar level while on treatment.
USES OF DORIS TABLET
BENEFITS OF DORIS TABLET
Doris Tablet is a reliable and safe method for contraception, if used correctly. It does not interrupt with sex and you can lead a normal routine life without any worries.
Take it as directed by the doctor to get the most benefit.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DORIS TABLET
Common side effects of Doris
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
- Irregular uterine bleeding
HOW TO USE DORIS TABLET
HOW DORIS TABLET WORKS