How to Take Allylestrenol and Dose of Allylestrenol


Find out how to take Allylestrenol (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Allylestrenol


How it should be taken  

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10 to 40 mg per day 1 week.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in people with history of blood clot events, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, incomplete abortion, cancer, stroke, severe liver impairment, pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a synthetic progestogen, prescribed for the prevention of threatened miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss.  

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Discontinue the medication if there is sudden, partial or complete loss of vision, migraine and blood clot disorders.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of epilepsy, migraine, asthma, heart or kidney disease, depression, diabetes and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature.
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