GESTOFORD CAPSULE

Capsule
Rs.106.25for 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each)
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Composition FOR GESTOFORD NA capsule

Natural Micronised Progesterone(NA)

food interaction for GESTOFORD capsule

alcohol interaction for GESTOFORD capsule

pregnancy interaction for GESTOFORD capsule

lactation interaction for GESTOFORD capsule

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gestoford capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gestoford capsule 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
Gestoford capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR GESTOFORD NA capsule

Natural Micronised Progesterone(NA)

Gestoford capsule uses

Gestoford capsule is used in the treatment of hormone replacement therapy (hrt).

How gestoford capsule works

Gestoford capsule 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 gestoford capsule

Headache, Absence of menstrual periods.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR GESTOFORD CAPSULE

Patients taking GESTOFORD CAPSULE

  • 100%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR GESTOFORD capsule

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR GESTOFORD capsule

  • 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 GESTOFORD NA capsule

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)