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Drospirenone Information

Drospirenone Benefits & Uses

Drospirenone is used to treat the following -

  1. PMS
  2. Contraceptives Primary
  3. Post Menopausal Osteoporosis
  4. Hormone imbalance Primary

Drospirenone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Drospirenone


Drospirenone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Drospirenone is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Weight Change
  3. Bloating or fullness
  4. Stomach cramps
  5. Breast Enlargement
  6. Discharge from nipple
  7. Loss of appetite

Drospirenone Related Warnings

Is the use of Drospirenone safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Drospirenone should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.


Is the use of Drospirenone safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Drospirenone on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Drospirenone will cause side effects or not.


What is the effect of Drospirenone on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Drospirenone on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Drospirenone on the Liver?

Drospirenone can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Drospirenone on the Heart?

Heart can be affected by Drospirenone. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.


Severe Interaction of Drospirenone with Other Drugs

Drospirenone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Drospirenone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Drospirenone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Hyperkalemia
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Angioedema
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Hypothyroidism
  6. Depression
  7. Drug Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Drospirenone

Is this Drospirenone habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Drospirenone.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Drospirenone will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Drospirenone.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Drospirenone is not used to treat mental disorders.


Drospirenone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Drospirenone

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Drospirenone, due to a lack of research on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Drospirenone

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Drospirenone with alcohol.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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