Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR

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₹6.0/Capsule SR
10 capsule sr in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Gestakind Capsule SR


Uses of Gestakind Capsule SR

Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR is used in preterm labor.

Side effects of Gestakind Capsule SR


Tremor, Tachycardia.


How to use Gestakind Capsule SR

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 Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR at a fixed time.

How Gestakind Capsule SR works

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

In Depth Information on Gestakind Capsule SR

Expert advice for Gestakind Capsule SR

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gestakind 40mg 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.
Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, t
ired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Gestaki
nd 40mg Capsule SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Gestaki
nd 40mg Capsule SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gestakind 40mg Capsule SR

Frequently asked questions for 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.
Gestakind 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. <br>The injectable form of Gestakind is used to arrest premature labor (labor starting before 37 weeks of pregnancy).
Gestakind works if used for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
The cost of Gestakind will vary according to the brand and the formulation. Please refer the pack of the medicine to know the cost.
Gestakind should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.

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