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Drug information on Algest (Progesterone) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Vibra)

Algest

  Capsule
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Vibra)
Generic : Progesterone
 95.00
100mg
10 Capsules
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Algest may be prescribed


Side effects of Algest

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension and constipation.

   General : Fatigue.

   Central Nervous System : Headache.

   Genitourinary : Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, uterine spasm, vaginal bleeding and urinary tract infections.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO/ IV/IM/Intrauterine/Supp- The recommended dose range is 25 to 400 mg/day.

How to use Algest?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a vaginal suppository to insert through vagina.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Algest not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with liver disease, ectopic pregnancy, breast cancer, blood clot events, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Algest

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood vessel problems, bleeding problems, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sugar, kidney disease, asthma, headache, seizures, depression, mental illness, cancer, smoking, blood clots, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may affect blood sugar level, monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

• It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for Algest

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Algest

Store it at room temperature (25-30°C).



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