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13 Feb 2003

Danogen pill
Please could you tell me whether I can fall pregnant while I am using Danogen. I am frantic and scared that I will fall pregnant even if i do not get a period.
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01 Jan 0001

Yes, you can fall pregnant,a nd must take alternative method of contraceptives. In fertile females, Danogen should be started during menstruation, preferably on the first day, to avoid exposing a pregnancy to its possible effects. Where doubt exists, appropriate checks should be made to exclude pregnancy before starting medication. Females of childbearing age should employ nonhormonal contraception throughout the course of treatment.

Warnings and Precautions

DRUG INTERACTIONS

PREGNANCY
Danogen should not be used during pregnancy. Women of childbearing age should be advised to use an effective, nonhormonal method of contraception.

The most frequent side effects are androgenic effects like mild hirsutism, decrease in breast size, deepening of voice, weight gain and oedema. Amenorrhoea occurs frequently, but disappears on discontinuation of therapy.

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