Table of Contents
- What is Myosure?
- Myosure composition
- How does Myosure work? (Myosure Mechanism of Action)
- How to Take Myosure?
- Common Myosure Dose
- When to Avoid Myosure?
- Myosure Side Effects
- Effects on organs
- Warnings and Precautions
- Reported Allergic Reactions
- Effect of Myosure on the menstrual cycle
- Drug Interactions To Be Careful About
- Interactions with laboratory procedures
- Shows Effects / Results in (How Long Does the Effect Stay?)
- Is Myosure Addictive?
- Can I have Myosure with alcohol?
- Can I have Myosure When Pregnant?
- Can I have Myosure when feeding a baby?
- Can I drive after taking Myosure?
- Effect of an overdose of Myosure
- Effect of using expired Myosure
- Effect of missing a dose of Myosure
- Storage requirements
- Is Myosure Addictive?
What is Myosure?
Myosure is a prescription-based medication used to regulate ovulation and menstrual cycles in gynic disorder called PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome).
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is one of the leading problems in females in their childbearing ages. It is an endocrine disorder which causes oligomenorrhoea or amenorrhea, insulin resistance, female subfertility and high levels of androgenic hormones (leading to hirsutism, alopecia, acne etc.). Hyperinsulinemia is the main pathophysiological sign of PCOS.
Myosure tablets are composed of below mentioned medicines as key ingredients –
- D-Chiro Inositol
- L-Methyl Folate Calcium
- Methylcobalamin (also called as Mecobalamin)
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- Myosure tablets are prescribed to treat Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome.
- It is also prescribed for maturity onset diabetes, type 2 diabetes mellitus, adjunct therapy in muscle tightness.
How does Myosure work? (Myosure Mechanism of Action)
Myosure is a combination of different ingredients, and it works by regulating the hormonal balance and regulating the ovulation and menstrual cycles.
Myoinositol: In females with PCOS, there is increased excretion of inositols in the urine. Inositols are helpful in the transport of glucose. Myoinositol in this drug helps in glucose uptake and signaling follicle stimulating hormone.
Metformin: Metformin 500mg three times daily is a proven drug for PCOS. It also enhances the insulin responsiveness of the body.
The combination of these two as key ingredients can show addictive effects.
Read More: Ovasitol – A Similar Medication for PCOS
How to Take Myosure?
Myosure is available in the form of tablets and is recommended to use through oral route along with water. It can be consumed with or without food but advised to take at a fixed time every day as scheduled by your doctor. Swallow the entire tablet and never crush or chew the tablet. Along with this medication, well-balanced diet and exercise is advisable.
Common Myosure Dose
Dose adjustment is decided by your doctor based on your condition and requirement.
When to Avoid Myosure?
Usage of Myosure tablets is not advised in case of
- Known hypersensitivity to Myosure or any similar drugs.
- Severe conditions of liver and kidney related issues.
- Acute myocardial infarction
- Cardiovascular collapse
- Adrenal hyperplasia and tumors
- Diagnosed or suspected malignant diseases
- Thyroid disorders
Myosure Side Effects
Below mentioned are some common possible side effects of Myosure tablet. In most cases, they tend to subside over a period. It is advised to consult your doctor in case they prolong or worsen further.
- Stomach pain
- Taste change
- Loss of appetite
Effects on organs
Myosure tablets may show adverse effects on body organs like kidney and liver and is advised to use with caution and medical supervision in case of patients suffering from kidney and liver-related issues.
Warnings and Precautions
Myosure tablets are advised to use with precaution and medical supervision in case of some health conditions like mentioned below. Also, let your doctor know if you are using any other general health supplements.
- Liver disorders
- Kidney disorders
Reported Allergic Reactions
Limited data is available on the allergic reactions of Myosure tablets. Consult your doctor in case you experience any discomfort or any allergic symptoms.
Effect of Myosure on the menstrual cycle
Myosure is a medication used to regulate ovulation and menstrual cycles in case of patients suffering from PCOS.
Drug Interactions to Be Careful About
Myosure tablets possibly show drug interactions if used with some other medication or over the counter medication etc. It is advised to inform your doctor about current medication or any other herbal products to avoid any possible drug interactions. Below mentioned are some medicines that Myosure may show drug interactions.
- Diabetic medication
Interactions with laboratory procedures
Limited data is available on the laboratory interactions of Myosure tablets. Inform your doctor about your medication before attending any diagnostic tests.
Shows Effects / Results in (How Long Does the Effect Stay?)
Limited data is available on the duration of the effect of Myosure tablets.
Is Myosure Addictive?
No drug addiction is noticed in the case of Myosure tablets.
Can I have Myosure with alcohol?
No, consumption of alcohol along with Myosure tablets is not advised.
Can I have Myosure When Pregnant?
In general, it is considered to be unsafe in case of pregnancy. There are limited studies on the effect of the drug in humans, but animal studies have shown significant harm to the fetus. In case of critical conditions, your doctor would suggest if the benefits of using medicine are more to the harm caused.
Can I have Myosure when feeding a baby?
Limited data is available on studies of effectiveness of Myosure medicine in breastfeeding women. Let your doctor know if you are a nursing mother.
Can I drive after taking Myosure?
Some patients may feel dizziness after consumption of this medicine and hence it is not advised to perform activities such as driving and operating machinery that requires alertness in case if you feel drowsy.
Effect of an overdose of Myosure
Limited data is available on the overdose effects of Myosure tablets. It is not advised to use an overdose of Myosure tablets. Consult your doctor immediately if over-dosage happens.
Effect of using expired Myosure
It is advised to use any medicine only if the medicine is not expired still. The intended benefits of the medicine may not be there in case of an expired medicine usage. Dispose of the expired medicine as mentioned on the label as a safety measure.
Effect of missing a dose of Myosure
It is advised to use the medicine as per the prescription and at regular intervals as mentioned by your doctor. But if you forgot to take a certain dose, then it is advised to take as soon as you recall. If it is almost nearing the next dosage schedule, then it is advised to take as per next schedule. Never take an extra dose to cover up the missed dose.
Store the Myosure tablets as you do in case of any other normal medicine, like store it away from direct sunlight and store at room temperature. Keep it away from the reach of kids and pets.
Is Myosure Addictive?
No drug addiction is noticed in case of Myosure tablets.
Below mentioned brands of medicine contain similar composition to Myosure and your doctor may prescribe any of these as a substitute for your condition.
- Met-Pco Care – by Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
- Met-Innovfol – by Innovcare Lifesciences
- Ovalife Met – by Macleods Pharmaceuticals
- Miova – by Zerico Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
Dr. Divya has been pursuing Dentistry for about 5 years now. Endodontics and Orthodontics are her areas of interest and she holds a BDS degree from Govt. Dental College, Vijayawada, AP. Besides pursuing her career as a Dentist, she is passionate about Technical writing and is spending her free time in writing medical articles to bring awareness and share medical knowledge to the public.