Duphaston is a synthetic derivative of a female hormone progesterone. It is used to treat menstrual irregularities in people more than 18 years of age. It is also used to prevent miscarriage and abortions. It contains active ingredient didrogesterone.
|Used for||Dysmenorrhea, threatened abortions, menstrual abnormalities, infertility problems, uterine bleeding and hormone replacement therapy|
|Available Strengths||10mg, 20 mg and 30 mg|
|Method of administration||Taken during night time after dinner|
|Alternatives||Dabroston, Terolut, Dufaston|
|Pharmacokinetics||Onset of action: occurs within 0.5 to 2.5 hours of drug administration
Duration of action: within 24 hours