Susten Gel is obtained from plant sources and has a similar action to the female hormone, progesterone. It is used to correct menstrual disorders caused due to a deficiency of this hormone in the body. It is also used as a component in hormone replacement therapy and for maintenance of early pregnancy under specific circumstances.
Susten Gel 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. Susten Gel, belonging to a group of medications called Progestins, works by inducing some changes in endometrium and decreasing the level of estrogen in the uterus.
Drug = Natural Micronised Progesterone
Strength = 8%
Manufacturer = Serum Institute of India Ltd.
Susten Gel is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying.
Susten 200 Soft Gelatin Capsule
Susten 400 Soft Gelatin Capsule
Susten 100 Soft Gelatin Capsule
Susten 100 Mg Injection
Susten 300 Soft Gelatin Capsule
Susten 200 Mg Injection
Susten 8% Gel
Pregnancy: Susten Gel is safe to use during pregnancy.Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation: Susten Gel is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Breast-feeding: Use of Susten Gel is not recommended if you are breastfeeding. This medicine can pass into the breast milk and may harm the nursing infant.
Dizziness: Use of Susten Gel 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 Susten Gel 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 Susten Gel 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.
Hormone replacement therapy