Diane is a drug made up of artificially synthesized estrogen and male hormone antagonists. The drug acts by regulating the level of male and female hormones, thereby helping to treat many hormonal disorders.
Each tablet of Diane 35 is compose of Ethinyl Estradiol which is an artificially synthesized form of estrogen, and Cyproterone which is an antagonist to the action of androgens. Both these exert their therapeutic action over the dysfunctional hormonal cycle and alter it back to normal. Other inactive ingredients of the medicine help the medicinal components of the drug to act.
The therapeutic indications of Diane 35 in female patients are as follows:
Therapeutic indications of Diane 35 in male patients are as follows:
Patients suffering from any of the above mentioned disorders should note that Diane 35 should be taken only with a doctor's prescription.
Diane 35 is composed of artificially synthesized estrogen and anti-androgen agents. It tends to produce some side effects at time, specially if it is taken without prescription or taken in the wrong dosage. Some of the side effects of Diane 35 are as follows:
Other side effects apart from the ones mentioned above could also develop in patients. It is important to report these symptoms of discomfort to the doctor immediately and seek prompt treatment.
Diane 35 is a potent androgen antagonist and it also consists of artificially synthesized estrogen. Therefore, certain do's and dont's have to be followed for consumption of Diane 35:
Remembering these instructions will keep side effects and unfavorable drug reactions at bay.
Other medicines having therapeutic effects and drug composition similar to Diane 35, can be used as its substitute. Few drugs which fit these parameters are mentioned below:
However, these tablets cannot be used in place of Diane 35 unless a doctor advises to do so.