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Drug Name:

SYEDA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Drospirenone 3mg, ethinyl estradiol 30micrograms (21 tabs); inert (7 tabs).

Company:
Sandoz



Therapeutic Use:

Indications for SYEDA:

Oral contraception.

Adult Dose for SYEDA:

1 tab daily for 28 days; repeat.

Children's Dose for SYEDA:

Not applicable.

Pharmacological Class:

Progestin + estrogen.

Contraindications:

Thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disorders. Cerebral vascular or coronary artery disease. Breast or other estrogen-dependent neoplasms. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Renal, hepatic, or adrenal insufficiency. Cholestatic jaundice of pregnancy or jaundice with prior OC use. Hepatic adenoma or carcinoma. Pregnancy (Cat.X).

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypertriglyceridemia. Discontinue if jaundice, visual disturbances, migraine or other severe headaches occur. Do regular complete physical exams. May need barrier contraception with Sunday starts or postpartum use (see literature). Monitor K+ during 1st cycle if risk of hyperkalemia. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Antagonized by hepatic enzyme inducing drugs (eg, rifampin, griseofulvin, St. John's wort), possibly others. May affect measurement of sex hormone-binding globulin levels. Monitor K+ during 1st cycle with drugs that increase potassium (eg, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, NSAIDs, K+ sparing diuretics).

Adverse Reactions:

Hypertension, nausea, vomiting, breakthrough bleeding, amenorrhea, transient delay of ovulation after discontinuation, edema, chloasma, mastodynia, headache, intolerance to contact lenses. Increased risk of gallbladder disease, thromboembolic disorders.

How Supplied:

Packs—3

SYEDA

  • 28 tablets of 3mg/0.03mg packages (Qty:1)
  • appx. price $89.00
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