Biogest 200mg Capsule

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Composition for Biogest 200mg Capsule

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₹17.62/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Biogest Capsule

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Uses of Biogest Capsule

Biogest 200mg Capsule is used in preterm labor.
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Side effects of Biogest Capsule

Common

Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.

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How to use Biogest Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. 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.

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.

In Depth Information on Biogest Capsule

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Biogest 200mg Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Biogest 200mg Capsule 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.

Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
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Driving
SAFE
Biogest 200mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Biogest 200mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

This medicine contains progesterone which can cause fluid retention in patients with underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Biogest
200mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Biogest 200mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Substitutes for Biogest Capsule

Hyprogest 200mg Capsule
Colinz Laboratories Ltd
₹24.0/Capsule
36% costlier
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