What is Visanne 2mg used for?

What is Visanne 2mg used for?

Visanne 2mg Tablet is used for the treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. It consists of progestin, which is similar to the female hormone and works by suppressing the production of hormone causing endometrium.

Is Visanne and dienogest same?

Dienogest, sold under the brand name Visanne among others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills and in the treatment of endometriosis. It is also used in menopausal hormone therapy and to treat heavy periods. Dienogest is available both alone and in combination with estrogens.

How long can you stay on Visanne?

Tablets must be taken throughout 28 days without regard for bleeding. When a pack is finished the next one should be started without interruption. The efficacy of VISANNE may be reduced in the event of missed tablets, vomiting, and/ or d iarrhoea (if occurring within 3 to 4 hours after tablet taking).

Is Visanne a hormone pill?

Visanne (dienogest), marketed by Bayer, is a hormonal contraceptive that is used either alone or in combination with estradiol. In endometriosis, the medication is used to reduce pain and the size of endometrial lesions.

Can I get pregnant on Visanne?

Visanne inhibits ovulation in the majority of women and thus pregnancy is very unlikely. However, a few cases have been reported. If pregnancy occurs it is more likely to be an ectopic pregnancy. Visanne should be stopped prior to pregnancy and not used during pregnancy.

Can you get pregnant after taking Visanne?

If you become pregnant during the use of VISANNE, there is a higher likelihood of an extrauterine pregnancy (the embryo develops outside the womb). Tell your doctor before you start taking VISANNE, if you had an extrauterine pregnancy in the past or have an impaired function of the fallopian tube.

Does Visanne stop ovulation?

Although ovulation is inhibited in the majority of patients during treatment with VISANNE, it is not intended for use as a contraceptive. The menstrual cycle returns to pretreatment characteristics within 2 months after cessation of treatment with VISANNE.

How long can you take dienogest?

Dienogest at a dose of 2 mg daily has been studied extensively in clinical trial programs performed in Europe and Japan, including two studies with treatment durations of up to 65 weeks. These studies demonstrated that dienogest has an efficacy, safety, and tolerability profile that is favorable for long-term use.

Can I just stop taking Visanne?

Bleeding Patterns Uterine bleeding in women with e.g. adenomyosis uteri or uterine leiomyomata, may be worse with Visanne. If bleeding is heavy and continuous over time, this may lead to anaemia (severe in some cases). In such cases, your doctor may advise you to stop taking Visanne.

What is the side effect of Visanne?

discomfort radiating to the back. breathlessness and/or difficulty breathing. swelling, pain or tenderness of one leg. sudden weakness, numbness or bad ‘pins and needles’ of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body.