Gestone 400 Soft Gelatin Capsule
Gestone 400 Mg Capsule is a medication that is used in hormone replacement therapy. This means that it is orally administered into women’s bodies when they do not produce enough progesterone. It reduces menopause symptoms and the risk of cancer of the uterus. It corrects menstrual disorders in women and can also be used as contraception. Gestone 400 Mg Capsule, belonging to a group of medications called Progestins, works by inducing some changes in endometrium and decreasing the level of estrogen in the uterus.
Gestone 400 Mg Capsule is a progesterone (female hormone). It helps to establish and maintain pregnancy. It also prevents the increase in thickness of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) caused by estrogen.
Drug = Natural Micronised Progesterone
Strength = 400 Mg
Manufacturer = Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Take Gestone 400 Mg Capsule as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all dosing instruction mentioned on the label. It is advised to take this medicine at bedtime with sufficient quantity of water. Do not take this medicine for durations shorter or longer than recommended by your doctor. You are advised to regularly examine your breasts for the presence of lumps while using this medicine.
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Dizziness: Use of Gestone 400 Mg can cause dizziness and impair the ability to perform tasks requiring cognition and alertness. Caution is advised while driving or performing other tasks that demand a high level of mental alertness. You are advised to take the medicine at recommended times to avoid any such effect.
Breast cancer: Use of Gestone 400 Mg in conjugation with estradiol for hormone replacement therapy has been associated with instances of breast cancer and hence caution is advised. This medicine should be given with extreme caution to patients with a previous or active case of breast cancer.
Blood clotting disorders: Use of Gestone 400 Mg is not recommended for patients having a clotting disorder. It is advised to undergo a test to confirm if the medicine can be safely used. Report any instance of such disease to the doctor.
Bleeding disorders: Use of this Gestone 400 Mg not recommended if you have severe undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
Gestone 400 Mg is used along with estrogen in women who have achieved menopause, but haven't undergone a surgery to remove the uterus (hysterectomy).
Gestone 400 Mg is used to treat absence of menstruation in women of childbearing potential due to a lack of progesterone in their body.
Gestone 400 Mg is also used to treat abnormal bleeding from the vagina due to changes in hormone levels but are not caused by a pregnancy or miscarriage.
Gestone 400 Mg is used to prevent this condition where the female sex hormones are imbalanced and heavy bleeding or intermittent bleeding between periods are experienced.
Gestone 400 Mg is used to treat a condition where progesterone level in the body is low and as a result the risk of miscarriage is very high.
Gestone 400 Mg is also used for the treatment of symptoms experienced due to periodic changes in sex hormone levels as a part of the menstrual cycle.
Gestone 400 Mg may also be used as a vaginally inserted dosage form to achieve contraception.