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Composition FOR EMPROGEST 8% w/w gel

Natural Micronised Progesterone(8% w/w)

food interaction for EMPROGEST gel

alcohol interaction for EMPROGEST gel

pregnancy interaction for EMPROGEST gel

lactation interaction for EMPROGEST gel

medicine interaction for EMPROGEST gel

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Emprogest 8% gel is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Emprogest 8% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR EMPROGEST 8% w/w gel

Natural Micronised Progesterone(8% w/w)

Emprogest gel uses

Emprogest 8% gel is used in the treatment of hormone replacement therapy (hrt).

How emprogest gel works

Emprogest 8% gel 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 emprogest gel

Headache, Absence of menstrual periods.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR EMPROGEST 8% GEL

Patients taking EMPROGEST 8% GEL

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR EMPROGEST gel

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    Rs. 7.35/GM of gel
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Expert advice FOR EMPROGEST gel

  • Progesterone should be taken on an empty stomach or at least one hour before food or two hours after food.
  • Do not take progesterone and consult your doctor if you have ever had any unexpected and unexplained bleeding from your vagina which was not due to your normal monthly period.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a family before taking progesterone.
  • Do not take progesterone without informing your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate a machine immediately after taking progesterone. You may experience a temporary (1 to 3 hours) feeling of sleepiness and dizziness after taking progesterone. 
  • Oral progesterone should preferably be taken at bedtime.
  • Consult  your doctor about any severe stomach pain or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
  • Immediately consult your  if you have sudden vision changes or one-sided weakness (signs of stroke) or chest pain and trouble breathing (signs of a pulmonary embolism).

Frequently asked questions FOR EMPROGEST 8% w/w gel

Natural Micronised Progesterone

Q. What is natural micronised progesterone?
These are natural progesterone preparations which have improved bioavailability and fewer side effects compared with synthetic progesterone.

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