About Ginette: Ginette (Cyproterone Acetate/Ethinyl Estradiol) is a medicine that is used on patients mainly as a contraceptive, but it has effects in treating conditions such greasy or hairy skin and relieves the symptoms of acne. This medicine can treat effectively more than one condition because it has combined active ingredients in Cyproterone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol. The basic mechanism of operation for this medicine is regulation of the production of hormones in the body. It regulates how estrogen and progestogen are produced, and these are the two hormones responsible for reproduction. It also regulates androgen, and this is the hormone known to lead to the excess accumulation of oil in your body hence causing acne and such related conditions.
How to use Ginette
Your doctor should give you detailed instructions on how to use this medicine. You can also find other instructions by reading the leaflet that comes with these tablets, and if anything is unclear, you may contact your doctor for confirmation. Take your daily dosage at the same time everyday so that you give the medicine enough time to work as well as make it easy for yourself to remember your doses. Continue using the medicine for as long as the doctor recommends until when your dose is over. Remember that it might take up to one month for you to experience the effect of taking this medicine and you are not advised to lower or increase your dosage if not instructed by your doctor.
Depending on how severe your condition is as well as other factors such as your medical history, current health condition and other medications you are currently using, your doctor will calculate the best dose for you. For a normal adult suffering from moderate conditions, the typical prescription is one tablet to be taken once each day for as long as the doctor determines which could be over a month. Before making any alteration of the dose or stopping to use the medicine, confirm with your doctor on the risks and for approval.
Ginette Side Effects
It is normal for patients using Ginette (Cyproterone Acetate/Ethinyl Estradiol) to report the occurrence of undesired side effects when using this medicine. This, however, is not common to all patients but only a few with a high percentage of these side effects being minor and very reversible. Talk to your doctor for more details about the side effects you most likely will experience. They are better placed to know how the medicine is most likely to affect your body because of their experience, the tests they have done on you before prescribing the medicine and the dose levels they have given you. In rare cases will a patient experience these side effects while on treatment using this medicine; headaches, a feeling of tension in the breasts, abnormal change of moods mostly depressive ones, unexplainable weight gain or loss, lack of sexual appetite, gastric upsets or even nausea.
The use of hormonal medicine as this over a long time has been found to have severe health risks to patients such as the development of tumors in the liver which in extreme cases may lead to intra-abdominal haemorrhage which is a life-threatening condition. If you suffer from renal dysfunction, hypertension, epilepsy, tetany or chorea minor, otosclerosis or multiple sclerosis or any other health condition, talk to your doctor about the risks of using this medicine.