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    What is Krimson?

    Krimson Tablet is used for Hormone replacement therapy for transgender women, Prevention of pregnancy, Increased sex drive in men, Pregnancy prevention, Puberty delay in girls, Abnormal growth of hair on women's face and body, Painful menstruation, Menopause, Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Acne and other conditions. Krimson Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Krimson Tablet contains Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol as active ingredients.
    Krimson Tablet works by inhibiting the ovulation; blocking and reducing the effects of male sex hormone testosterone in the body;
    Sun Pharma manufactures Krimson Tablet.
    Detailed information related to Krimson Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Krimson Tablet Uses

    Krimson Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1, 2, 3
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    Krimson Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Krimson Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Krimson Tablet - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Krimson Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Krimson Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Krimson Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1, 8

    Krimson Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Krimson Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Age above 35 years
    • Avoid drinking alcohol
    • Avoid smoking during drug intake
    • Consult a doctor if you have diabetes, obesity, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, mild hypertension, migraine, mental illness or gallbladder disease
    • Have regular breast and gynecology exams while on this medication
    • If you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients
    • If you are suffering from diabetes mellitus, severely depressed, sickle cell anemia, shortness of breath or from any cancer other than prostate cancer
    • It may cause fatigue or weakness
    • Monitor blood glucose as this medication may increase blood sugar levels
    • Patients with rare hereditary problems of intolerance to some sugars should not take this medicine
    References: 1, 1

    Krimson Tablet - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Krimson Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Krimson Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
    • Alcohol
    • Aminoglutethimide
    • Androgens
    • Carbamazepine
    • Dicoumarol
    • Ethinyl estradiol
    • Hydrocortisone
    • Phenobarbital
    • Prednisolone
    • Rifampin
    References: 1
    Learn more: Interactions

    Krimson Tablet - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Krimson Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Krimson Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    • Active liver disease
    • Avoid postoperative thromboembolism
    • Chronic depression
    • Coronary and cerebrovascular diseases or a history of it
    • History of jaundice during past pregnancy
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Impending major surgery
    • Liver diseases
    • Moderate-to-severe hypertension
    • Obstruction of a blood vessel by blood clots
    References: 1
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Krimson Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Krimson Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      • Ethinylestradiol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Cyproterone: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      References: 1
    • Is Krimson Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
      • Ethinylestradiol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Cyproterone: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      References: 1
    • Can Krimson Tablet be used for hormone replacement therapy for transgender women and prevention of pregnancy?
      Yes, hormone replacement therapy for transgender women and prevention of pregnancy are among the most common reported uses for Krimson Tablet. Please do not use Krimson Tablet for hormone replacement therapy for transgender women and prevention of pregnancy without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Krimson Tablet.
    • How long do I need to use Krimson Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported > 3 months and 3 months as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Krimson Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Krimson Tablet.
    • At what frequency do I need to use Krimson Tablet? website users have reported once a day and other as the most common frequency of using Krimson Tablet. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Krimson Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Krimson Tablet.
    • Should I consume Krimson Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Krimson Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Krimson Tablet.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Krimson Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Krimson Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Krimson Tablet

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Overdosage of Krimson Tablet

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Krimson Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 13, 14, 15

    Storage of Krimson Tablet

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Krimson Tablet.
    References: 16, 17, 18, 19

    Expired Krimson Tablet

    • Taking a single dose of expired Krimson Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 20, 21

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Krimson Tablet - Packages and Strengths

    Krimson Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
    Krimson Tablet - Packages: 21 Tablet
    Krimson Tablet - Strengths: 2+0.035, 0.035MG+2MG

    Krimson Tablet - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies


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    4. Sarah H. Wakelin (1 June 2002). Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology: A Handbook. CRC Press. p. 32. ISBN 978-1-84076-013-2. - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    5. Blume-Peytavi U, Whiting DA, Trüeb RM (26 June 2008). Hair Growth and Disorders. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 181–. ISBN 978-3-540-46911-7. - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    6. Ralph M. Trüeb (26 February 2013). Female Alopecia: Guide to Successful Management. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 46–. ISBN 978-3-642-35503-5. - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    7. Ramsay ID, Rushton DH (July 1990). "Reduced serum vitamin B12 levels during oral cyproterone-acetate and ethinyl-oestradiol therapy in women with diffuse androgen-dependent alopecia". Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 15 (4): 277–81. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2230.1990.tb02089.x. PMID 2145099 - Accessed: October 12, 2016. (Accessed on 11/5/16)
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