Common "Ormeloxifene" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Ormeloxifene is a nonsteroidal and nonhormonal oral contraceptive pill taken is taken once a week. It is one of the selective receptor estrogen modulators (SERM), a group of medications that acts on estrogen receptors. It is also called Centchroman. It is also used in the treatment of mastalgia and fibroadenoma.

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Which is an effective contraceptive that is safe for long-term use?

Query: Hi doctor,My partner and I are living together and want to take monthly contraceptive pills. I am a 29-year-old male, and she is 26 years old, with no major health conditions. She has taken "Descon 21" tablets earlier, and we have found them very effective. Therefore can we continue the same for lon...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly mention your future plans for pregnancy. Personally, I am not in favor of hormonal contraception, especially for long-term use as they harm the liver and suppress ovulation and decidualize the endometrium. If you use it for two years, immediate pregnancy might...  Read Full »

Can fibroadenoma with cyst BI-RADS 2 to 3 lead to cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother aged 49 years old was diagnosed with a fibrocystic disease of breast seven years back and was subsequently operated. Since then, she has got a cyst in both breasts. Last year, she was got USG done, and the doctor found fibroadenoma along with cyst BI-RADS (2 to 3) in the lef...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravi Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), fibrocystic disease of breast and fibroid uterus, both of them are due to hormones, mainly estrogen. When using Sevista (Ormeloxifene), the fibroid in the uterus will decrease. For breast conditio...  Read Full »

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