BIOGEST 200MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR BIOGEST 200mg capsule

Hydroxyprogesterone(200mg)

food interaction for BIOGEST capsule

alcohol interaction for BIOGEST capsule

pregnancy interaction for BIOGEST capsule

lactation interaction for BIOGEST capsule

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Biogest 200mg capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Biogest 200mg capsule with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Biogest 200mg capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR BIOGEST 200mg capsule

Hydroxyprogesterone(200mg)

Biogest capsule uses

Biogest 200mg capsule is used in preterm labor.

How biogest capsule works

Biogest 200mg capsule is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

Common side effects of biogest capsule

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Expert advice FOR BIOGEST capsule

  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, pre-diabetes (high blood sugar levels, but not high enough to be called diabetes) or a family history of diabetes, before taking hydroxyprogesterone.
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure during pregnancy (preeclampsia), fits (epilepsy), heart or kidney functioning problems, you should be monitored for fluid retention while on treatment with Hydroxyprogesterone.
  • Tell your doctor if you have severe pulsating headaches (migraines), asthma, history of depression or high blood pressure (hypertension), before taking Hydroxyprogesterone.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any signs of depression or jaundice.
  • Consult your doctor regarding continuing treatment with hydroxyprogesterone after delivery and during breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR BIOGEST 200mg capsule

Hydroxyprogesterone

Q. Is hydroxyprogesterone the same as progesterone?
No. Progesterone is a natural sex hormone produced by the body and hydroxyprogesterone is its synthetic form. Both have different physiological effects and are used for the treatment of different conditions
Q. Is hydroxyprogesterone safe?
It is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)