GESTUM 400MG SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

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Wyzax Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for GESTUM 400MG SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

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Pregnancy
498.5
10 soft gelatin capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of GESTUM SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

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Uses of GESTUM SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

Gestum 400mg soft gelatin capsule is used in the treatment of hormone replacement therapy (hrt).
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Side effects of GESTUM SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

Common

Headache, Absence of menstrual periods.

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How to use GESTUM SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

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 Gestum 400mg soft gelatin capsule at a fixed time.

How GESTUM SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE works

Gestum 400mg soft gelatin 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.

In Depth Information on GESTUM SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

Expert advice for GESTUM SOFT GELATIN 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).
Warnings
Special precautions for GESTUM 400MG SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gestum 400mg soft gelatin 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Gestum 400mg soft gelatin capsule is probably safe to use d
uring breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GESTUM 400MG SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for 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.