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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Selene purchase.


Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Selene before taking it.

consists of Cyproterone, Ethinylestradiol.

Ethinylestradiol (Selene)

What is Ethinylestradiol (Selene)

Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol prevent ovulation and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.
The combination of drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. It is also used to treat moderate acne in women who are at least 14 years old and have started having menstrual periods, and who wish to use birth control pills to prevent pregnancy.
Ethinylestradiol (Selene) is also used to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), such as anxiety, depression, irritability, trouble concentrating, lack of energy, sleep or appetite changes, breast tenderness, joint or muscle pain, headache, and weight gain.
Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol may also be used for purposes not listed in Ethinylestradiol (Selene) guide.

Ethinylestradiol (Selene) side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using birth control pills and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
  • sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
  • sudden and severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
  • sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood;
  • pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs;
  • a change in the pattern or severity of migraine headaches;
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice ;
  • swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;
  • a breast lump; or
  • symptoms of depression (sleep problems, weakness, tired feeling, mood changes).

Less serious side effects may include:
  • mild nausea (especially when you first start taking this medicine), vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps;
  • breast tenderness or swelling, nipple discharge;
  • freckles or darkening of facial skin, increased hair growth, loss of scalp hair;
  • changes in weight or appetite;
  • problems with contact lenses;
  • vaginal itching or discharge; or
  • changes in your menstrual periods, decreased sex drive.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
B-Lady 21's $4.50
Cybelle FC tab 21's $8.91Laboratorios Leon Farma
Daphne 500 mcg x 28's $2.53
Daphne tab 500 mcg 28's $2.73DKT
Diane-35 - 21 Tablets $22.00
Diane-35 - 63 Tablets $66.00
Diane-35 - 84 Tablets $78.00
21 's $3.30
Diane-35 Cyproterone acetate 2 mg, ethinylestradiol 0.035 mg. TAB / 21 $3.30
DIANE-35 tab 21's $3.33Bayer
DIANE-35 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (21 tablets each) $4.13Zydus Cadila
Diane-35 21's $11.69
Elestra 0.035 mg/2 mg Tablet $0.23Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Elestra Cyproterone acetate 2 mg, ethinylestradiol 0.035 mg. TAB / 21 $3.29
ELESTRA tab 21's $3.61Macleods (Osteva)
ELESTRA 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (21 tablets each) $4.38Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Evashine 0.035 mg/2 mg Tablet $0.14Celon Laboratories Ltd
21 's $2.94
EVASHINE 0.035MG/2MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (21 tablets each) $2.94Celon Laboratories Ltd
EVASHINE tab 21's $2.94Celon (Evalife)
Evashine Ethinylestradiol 0.035 mg, Cyproterone acetate 2 mg. TAB / 21 $2.94
Ginette 2+0.035 Tablet $0.15
GINETTE 0.035 MG/2 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (21 tablets each) $3.96Cipla Ltd
Tess 0.1% w/w Ointment $0.17Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
0 .1 % x 5g $0.57
Tess 0.1% B-PASTE / 5g $0.57
Tess Mouth/Throat 5 gm Tooth Paste $0.69
TESS orapaste 0.1 % w/w x 5g $0.73Troikaa
TESS 0.1% OINTMENT 1 tube(s) (5 GM ointment each) $0.80Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Selene - Frequently asked Questions

Can Selene be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Who should not take Ethinylestradiol (Selene)?

This medication can cause birth defects. Do not use if you are pregnant. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant, or if you miss two menstrual periods in a row. If you have recently had a baby, wait at least 4 weeks before taking birth control pills.

You should not take birth control pills if you have:

  • untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure;

  • heart disease ;

  • a blood-clotting disorder or circulation problems;

  • problems with your eyes, kidneys or circulation caused by diabetes;

  • a history of hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer;

  • unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor;

  • liver disease or liver cancer;

  • severe migraine headaches (with aura, numbness, weakness, or vision changes), especially if you are older than 35;

  • a history of jaundice caused by pregnancy or birth control pills; or

  • if you smoke and are over 35 years old.

To make sure you can safely take birth control pills, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

  • high blood pressure, varicose veins;

  • high cholesterol or triglycerides, or if you are overweight;

  • a history of depression;

  • underactive thyroid;

  • gallbladder disease;

  • diabetes;

  • seizures or epilepsy;

  • a history of irregular menstrual cycles;

  • tuberculosis; or

  • a history of fibrocystic breast disease, lumps, nodules, or an abnormal mammogram.

The hormones in birth control pills can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. This medication may also slow breast milk production. Do not use if you are breast feeding a baby.

How should I take Ethinylestradiol (Selene)?

Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

You will take your first pill on the first day of your period or on the first Sunday after your period begins. You may need to use back-up birth control, such as condoms or a spermicide, when you first start using this medication. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Take one pill every day, no more than 24 hours apart. When the pills run out, start a new pack the following day. You may get pregnant if you do not take one pill daily. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of pills completely.

The 28 day birth control pack contains seven "reminder" pills to keep you on your regular cycle. Your period will usually begin while you are using these reminder pills.

You may have breakthrough bleeding, especially during the first 3 months. Tell your doctor if this bleeding continues or is very heavy.

Use a back-up birth control if you are sick with severe vomiting or diarrhea.

If you need surgery or medical tests or if you will be on bed rest, you may need to stop using this medication for a short time. Any doctor or surgeon who treats you should know that you are using birth control pills.

While taking birth control pills, you will need to visit your doctor regularly.

Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What other drugs will affect Ethinylestradiol (Selene)?

Some drugs can make drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol less effective, which may result in pregnancy. Other drugs may be affected by drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol. Before using this medication, tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

Can Selene be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Selene be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by gmedication.com on Selene, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Selene. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

Patient reported useful

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One patient reported side effects

Does the Selene Have Any Side Effects?
Based on the survey report from users of gmedication.com, about No side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Selene. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Selene.
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Two patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Selene May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of gmedication.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
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1-5mg1
50.0%
11-50mg1
50.0%


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Four patients reported age

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology