Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone)
What is Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone) used for?
Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone) is an oral contraceptive medication used by women to prevent pregnancy. It contains a combination of synthetic hormones that trick the body into not releasing an egg from the ovaries to prevent fertilization. It is important to take your daily dosage without missing one administration to ensure maximum effectiveness.
How should I use Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone)?
Follow the instructions of your physician and those included with the packaging while using Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The tablets come in a labeled calendar pack to help you maintain the correct routine. The typical dosage is one tablet taken every twenty four hours for 21 days followed by a seven day break. The cycle should be resumed after this seven day period. Your physician will typically instruct you to begin taking the medicine on the first day of your menstrual cycle. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone)?
Some patients using Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your physician if you experience any serious side effects such as sudden numbness, confusion, faintness, flushing or the skin, severe headaches, fever or flu symptoms, lump in the breast, severe back pain, high blood sugar, discolored stools, or jaundice. Contact your physician immediately if you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more adjustments from occurring.
Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone) should not be used by men or women who are pregnant, suspected to be pregnant, attempting to conceive, breastfeeding, heavy smokers, who have a history of jaundice, migraines, risk of blood clots, a history of breast cancer, angina, heart valve disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, irregular heartbeats, gallstones, unexplained vaginal bleeding, porphyrias, kidney failure, or severe liver disease. Also inform your physician if you have a history of gallstones, heart failure, varicose veins, hypertension, a family history of breast cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, a history of migraines, obesity, or reduced liver or kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your dosage.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Crisanta (Ethinylestradiol IP/Drospirenone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.