Each film-coated tablet contains: Dienogest 2 mg
Donnagest is a preparation for the treatment of endometriosis (painful symptoms due to displaced tissue of the lining of the womb). Donnagest contains a hormone, the progestogen dienogest.
- are suffering from a blood clot (thromboembolic disorder) in your veins. This may occur, for example, in the blood vessels of the legs (deep vein thrombosis) or the lungs (pulmonary embolism).
- have or have ever had a severe arterial disease, including cardiovascular disease, such as a heart attack, stroke or heart disease which causes a reduced blood supply (angina pectoris).
- have diabetes with blood vessel damage
- have or have ever had severe liver diseases (and your liver function values have not returned to normal). symptoms of liver disease may be yellowing of the skin and/or itching of the whole body
- have or have ever had a benign or malignant liver tumor suffer or have ever suffered, or if it is suspected that you suffer from a malignant sex-hormone dependent tumor such as cancer of the breast or the genital organs
- have any unexplained vaginal bleeding
- are allergic (hypersensitive) to dienogest or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- Weight gain
- Depressed mood, problems sleeping, nervousness, loss of interest in sex, or changed mood
- Headache or migraine
- Nausea, abdominal pain, wind, swollen tummy or vomiting
- Acne or hair loss
- back pain
- Breast discomfort, ovarian cyst or hot flushes
- Uterine/vaginal bleeding including spotting
- Weakness or irritability
- severe pain and/or swelling in one of your legs
- sudden severe pain in the chest which may reach the left arm
- sudden breathlessness
- sudden cough without an obvious cause
- any unusual, severe or long-lasting headache or worsening of migraine
- partial or complete blindness or double vision
- difficulty in speaking or inability to speak
- giddiness or fainting
- weakness, strange feeling, or numbness in any part of the body
Always tell your doctor which medicines or herbal products you are already using. Also tell any other doctor or dentist who prescribes another medicine (or the pharmacist) that you are taking Donnagest.
Some medicines can have an influence on the blood levels of Donnagest and can make it less effective, or can cause undesirable effects.
These include medicines used for the treatment of:
- Epilepsy (e.g. phenytoin, barbiturates, primidone, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, topiramate, felbamate
- Tuberculosis (e.g. rifampicin)
- HIV and Hepatitis C Virus infections (so-called protease inhibitors and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors such as
ritonavir, nevirapine, efavirenz)
- Fungal infections (griseofulvin, ketoconazole)
- The herbal remedy St. John’s wort
- have ever had a blood clot (venous thromboembolism) or anyone in your immediate family has had a blood clot at a relatively early age
- have a close relative who has had breast cancer
- have ever suffered from depression
- have high blood pressure or develop high blood pressure while taking donnagest
- develop a liver disease while taking donnagest . Symptoms may include yellowing of the skin or eyes or itching all over your
- have diabetes or had diabetes temporarily during previous pregnancy
- have ever had chloasma (golden-brown patches on the skin, particularly of the face); if so, avoid too much exposure to the sun
- suffer from pain in your lower abdomen while taking donnagest. While taking donnagest your chance of becoming pregnant is reduced because donnagest may affect ovulation.
Do not take Donnagest if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Store below 30° C and protect from light and moisture.
Donnagest is supplied in a blister pack containing 28 film-coated tablets
Haupt Pharma Münster, Germany
Farnoush Darou Teb Co.