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Drug information on Gester-NP (Progesterone) from Shinto Organics (P) Ltd.

Gester-NP

  Tablet  
Shinto Organics (P) Ltd.
Generic : Progesterone
 199.00
200mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Progesterone

Progesterone(Prometrium) generic Gester-NP is a hormone, prescribed for replacement therapy in women who have passed menopause. It is also used to prevent uterine cancer.
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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 Gester-NP may be prescribed


Side effects of Gester-NP

   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 Gester-NP?

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 Gester-NP not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Gester-NP

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 Gester-NP

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Gester-NP

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



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