This medication is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications. It is also used for galactorrhoea (abnormal milk production), hypogonadism (reduced hormone production by sex hormones), infertility, suppressed lactation and menstrual disorders.
This medication is prescribed for infertility problems in certain women who have not gone through menopause and for certain testicular development problems. It is a glycoprotein hormone produced in pregnancy. It prevents the disintegration of the corpus luteum of the ovary and thereby maintains progesterone production.
Menstrual disorders: Since the drug supports normal growth and shedding of the uterine lining, it is used for treating menstrual disorders like absent or irregular menstruation, painful menstruation, secondary amenorrhea and premenstrual symptoms.
Prevent miscarriage: Since the drug helps in maintaining integrity of the endometrial lining in a pregnant womb, it is used for preventing habitual and recurrent abortion.
Endometriosis: Dydrogesterone relieves the pain during menstruation due to endometriosis without inhibiting ovulation.
Infertility: The drug is used during IVF (in-vitro fertilization) cycle to achieve successful implantation.
In combination with hormonal replacement therapy (HRT): Dydrogesterone prevents thickening of the uterine lining in the patient taking HRT.
This medication is an expectorant, prescribed for chest congestion. It promotes lower respiratory tract drainage by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.
This medication is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure. It inhibits ovulation, prevents transport of sperm or eggs and thus prevents fertilization and alters the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation if fertilization occurs.
Mesterolone is a dihydro derivative of testosterone, the male sex hormone. It is useful in the treatment of hypogonadism in males, where the testes do not produce enough testosterone. It may benefit men with infertility due to hypogonadism.
This medication is synthetic oral progestin, used for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea (absence of periods for a few months but patient is not pregnant), endometriosis (the tissue that lines the inner wall of the uterus is found at other sites), and abnormal uterine bleeding due to hormonal imbalance. It induces secretory changes in the endometrium.
This medication is a human follicle-stimulating hormone, prescribed in combination with HCG hormone for infertility in women who have not responded to other therapy. It stimulates the ovaries to produce eggs.
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