GESTIMAX 250MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR GESTIMAX 250mg injection

Hydroxyprogesterone(250mg)

food interaction for GESTIMAX injection

alcohol interaction for GESTIMAX injection

pregnancy interaction for GESTIMAX injection

lactation interaction for GESTIMAX injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gestimax 250mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Gestimax 250mg injection with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gestimax 250mg injection 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR GESTIMAX 250mg injection

Hydroxyprogesterone(250mg)

Gestimax injection uses

Gestimax 250mg injection is used in preterm labor.

How gestimax injection works

Gestimax 250mg injection 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 gestimax injection

SUBSTITUTES FOR GESTIMAX injection

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  • NT NATAL 250MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 103/ML of injection
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Expert advice FOR GESTIMAX injection

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR GESTIMAX 250mg injection

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.

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