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GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION

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Primary uses of GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION

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Medicine Overview of Gestum Injection

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Uses of Gestum Injection

GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION is used in the treatment of female infertility and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).
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Gestum Injection side effects

Common

Fatigue, Sleepiness, Headache, Abdominal pain.

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How to use Gestum Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Gestum Injection works

GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION is a progesterone (female hormone). It works on the lining of the uterus and helps to establish and maintain pregnancy in infertile women. It helps in protecting the uterus from the negative effects of estrogen when used for the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms.

In Depth Information on Gestum Injection

Expert advice for Gestum Injection

  • Gestum is a natural progesterone available as a micronized formulation which helps in better absorption of this medicine when taken orally.
  • Gestum should be taken with food.
  • It helps increase chances of getting pregnant when used in women with infertility.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
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Gestum Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Gestum Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION 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
GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION 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 GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of GESTUM 100MG/2ML INJECTION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gestum Injection

Frequently asked questions about Progesterone (Natural Micronized)

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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