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Escot 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Escot Tablet

Escot 200 mg Tablet is used for female infertility and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).

Escot Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Escot Tablet

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. Escot 200 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Escot Tablet works

Escot 200 mg Tablet is a progesterone (female hormone). It helps to establish and maintain pregnancy. It also prevents the increase in thickness of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) caused by estrogen.

Escot Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Escot 200 mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Escot 200 mg Tablet 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.
Driving
Escot 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Escot 200 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Escot 200 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Escot 200 mg Tablet is a natural progesterone available as a micronized formulation which helps in better absorption of this medicine.
  • It is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy generally in combination with estrogen.
  • It may also be used in the treatment of problems related to menstrual periods such as amenorrhea (absence of periods).
  • It also helps in the maintenance of pregnancy in women who are at higher risk of miscarriage.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Escot

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What is Escot and what is it used for?

Escot contains micronized progesterone, which a natural female sex hormone. It is used to treat menstrual and pregnancy-related issues that are caused due to hormonal imbalance. It is also prescribed along with estrogen as a part of hormonal replacement therapy for preventing endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of the lining of the uterus).

Q. How and in what dose should I take Escot?

For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day and duration will depend on the medical problem being treated. It is preferred to take it with food, usually at the same time of each day to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Escot?

If you miss the dose, you should take it as soon as possible. If it is almost the time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose, instead continue the usual dosing schedule.

Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Escot?

Most common side effects include headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, nausea, bloating, mood swings and stomach upset. Most of them are temporary, but if these persist consult your doctor.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dalamal House, 4th Floor, J. B. Road, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Escot 200mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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6 tablets in 1 strip
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