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GESTAKIND 40 MG CAPSULE SR

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Composition FOR GESTAKIND

Isoxsuprine(40 mg)

food interaction for GESTAKIND

alcohol interaction for GESTAKIND

pregnancy interaction for GESTAKIND

lactation interaction for GESTAKIND

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gestakind 40 mg capsule sr at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gestakind 40 mg capsule sr may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR GESTAKIND

Isoxsuprine(40 mg)

Uses

Gestakind 40 mg capsule sr is used in preterm labor

How it works

Gestakind 40 mg capsule sr relaxes the muscles of the uterus and prevents preterm delivery.

Common side effects

Tremor, Tachycardia

COMMON DOSAGE FOR GESTAKIND 40 MG CAPSULE SR

Patients taking GESTAKIND 40 MG CAPSULE SR

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice FOR GESTAKIND

  • Do not drive, operate machinery, or performing other hazardous activities while taking isoxsuprine as it may cause dizziness.
  • Also, rise slowly from a sitting or lying position to avoid falling.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience a rash or bothersome irregular heartbeats while taking isoxsuprine.
  • Consult your doctor before taking isoxsuprine if you have bleeding disorders, glaucoma, heart disease.
  • Take special precautions while taking isoxsuprine if you are >65 years; having surgery, including dental surgery; or if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

Frequently asked questions FOR GESTAKIND

Isoxsuprine

Q.

What is isoxsuprine hydrochloride?
Isoxsuprine is a vasodilator (causes widening of blood vessels). It also causes direct relaxation of uterine and vascular smooth muscle.

Q.

What is isoxsuprine used for?
Isoxsuprine is given orally for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the arteries other than those that supply the heart or the brain. Peripheral artery disease most commonly affects the legs, but other arteries may also be involved. The classic symptom is leg pain when walking which resolves with rest, known as intermittent claudication. Other symptoms including skin ulcers, bluish skin, cold skin, or poor nail and hair growth may occur in the affected leg.
The injectable form of isoxsuprine is used to arrest premature labor (labor starting before 37 weeks of pregnancy).

Q.

Does isoxsuprine work?
Isoxsuprine works if used for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

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How much does isoxsuprine cost?
The cost of isoxsuprine will vary according to the brand and the formulation. Please refer the pack of the medicine to know the cost.

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Is isoxsuprine safe in pregnancy?
Isoxsuprine should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.

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