Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

188 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Alternative drug which contain cyproterone, acetate and estradiol?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Rhea Chanda

OBGYN

Practicing since :2005

Answered : 3163 Questions

default
Posted on Mon, 7 Jan 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Hi,

Ive been using XXXXXXX 35 for the past 5 months. For some reason now this drug is not available due to some supply shortage. I've searched everywhere but no pharmacy seems to have this in stock. I'm due to start my next cycle of pills coming Monday and now I'm worried for a suitable alternative. Most of the pharmacies have recommended Ginette 35.

I wanted to know is this pill same as Diane? If yes will it continue to have the same effect as XXXXXXX since I'm switching between the two brands? Any other thing I should keep in mind while taking this?

Thanks!
doctor
Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda 36 minutes later
Hello XXXXXXX XXXXXXX 35 is just a brand name.The actual content is a drug called cyproterone acetate and estradiol..There are other drugs containing the same component. Krimson 35 or Ginntte 35 are some of the other brands available.You should take them the same way you have taken XXXXXXX 35.Same precautions are to be taken.
There wont be any problems switching brands.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Drug/Medication ,   ,  

Recent questions on  Cyproterone

doctor1 MD

I am meant to be on 25mg Cyproterone Acitate but am currently on 12.5 due to pharmacy mix up. Been on 25mg for over a year. Suddenly feel more bloated and like I've gained weight. Could this be related to the sudden drop in Cipla? (I only take for 10 days at beginning of cycle with the pill-for PCOS)

doctor1 MD

Feeling pain n light headedness after injecting cyproterone acetate, 5 hr ago. Is all good? I m worried. Help. Urgent. Thanks

doctor1 MD

How to stop semen (not just sperm) production fully. Please be specific. Which medications or surgery? Male in mid 30s. I have tried androcur, depoprovera, estrogen , progynon, XXXXXXX finasteride , etc but to no real avail. Do you recommend...

doctor1 MD

Injected 3 hrs ago on my thigh with cyproterone acetate oily liquid and when I took the needle out, lot of blood came out and then bleeding stopped. Now, feeling pain/little swelling at the injection site. Is it life threatening? WHat to do? Help....

doctor1 MD

hye ....
i am on a treatment for pcod and i hv been taking Diane 35(CYPROTERONE ACETATE AND ETHINYLESTRADIOL TAB) its my 15th day of my musttrual cycle.. and yesterday i had intercourse without using any protection.. do u think i should go for an emergency contraceptive pill today..??