What is Dienogest?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Visanne

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See also: Dienogest-Estradiol Maxim Natazia

Dienogest is a type of progestin, a female sex hormone. It is used for the treatment of endometriosis, which is the abnormal growth of uterine cells. When combined with other female sex hormones, Dienogest may also be used as a birth control.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dienogest

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 2
Headaches 1
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dienogest

Dosage Patients
1 mg daily 1
2 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dienogest

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Dienogest

Duration

Currently taking Dienogest

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Dienogest

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Dienogest after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Desogestrel (Cerazette) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dienogest.