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GENERIC NAME : PROGESTERONE
Composition: Progesterone (100mg)
Treatment with Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection
Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection is used in the treatment of female infertility and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).
The patient must take certain measures before and while using Gestone Injection to ensure proper treatment and avoid any unreasonable scenario. These include :-
Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection 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.
Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection is however not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Some of the side effects are :-
Headache, Vomiting, Bloating, Nausea, Stomach pain, Uterine bleeding .
How Gestone Injection works
Gestone 100 mg/2ml Injection is a progesterone (female hormone). It works on the lining of the uterus and helps to establish and maintain pregnancy in infertile women. It helps in protecting the uterus from the negative effects of oestrogen when used for the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms.
How to use Gestone Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.