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GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction of GNC Capsule

GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule is a medicine used as a supportive medication in the treatment of female infertility. It is converted into sex hormones in the body which are essential for the production and development of healthy eggs.

GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule is also used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (skin disease) in some cases. This medicine can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Acne, hot flashes, injection site pain, weight gain and prostate enlargement are side effects associated with this medicine.

Uses of GNC Capsule

GNC Capsule side effects

Common
  • Acne
  • Hot flashes
  • Injection site pain
  • Weight gain
  • Prostate enlargement
  • Increased red blood cells

How to use GNC 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. GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How GNC Capsule works

GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule is a hormonal medication. It gets converted into sex hormones in the body which are essential for the production and development of healthy eggs. Thus, it helps treat female infertility.

GNC Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of GNC Capsule?

If you miss a dose of GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • GNC DHEA 50 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of female infertility.
  • It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • You may experience side effects like acne, hot flashes, and weight gain. Inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • Inform your doctor if have a history of stroke, blood clot, or circulation problems.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to GNC

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sir im not gaining weight even 1 kg pls tell me major symptoms and ways to sort out i m using weight gainer also of gnc in gym
Dr. Rekha Pohani
Dietician
Have milk curd buttermilk fruit salads in your diet
sex spary for female
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
there is no sex spray for female. u can take suhagra 50mg 1 hr befr sex though
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FAQs

Q. Is GNC safe?

Yes. GNC is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is GNC a steroid?

Yes. GNC has a steroidal structure similar to naturally produced hormone GNC in the body

Q. Is GNC legal/ is used for?

GNC is a prescription drug

Q. Does GNC work?

It is used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (disease in which your body's immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs) in women and women with adrenal insufficiency, aging skin, weak bones (osteoporosis), decreasing symptoms of menopause and depression. It is used but results from clinical trials of GNC regarding its effectiveness have been inconsistent

Q. Is GNC a hormone?

Yes. GNC is a steroidal hormone made and released by the adrenal glands in the body. It is involved in the production of male and female sex hormones (androgens and estrogen)

Q. Is GNC FDA approved?

GNC is approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (disease in which your body's immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs) in women

Q. What is GNC sulfate?

GNC sulfate (DHEA-sulfate) is a processed form (metabolite) of hormone

Q. What is GNC sulfate test?

GNC (DHEA) released by adrenal glands in males and females. The GNC sulfate test is used to measure blood levels of DHEA-sulfate to check the functioning of the adrenal glands. High blood levels of DHEA-sulfate is found in women with male characteristics (virilism), abnormal hair growth on a women's face and body (hirsutism), infertility or irregular periods. DHEA-sulfate levels are lower in women having systemic lupus erythematosus (disease in which your body's immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs) and osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones)

Q. What is GNC made from?

GNC is made artificially in laboratories from chemicals found in wild yam and soy

Q. How long can I take DHEA for?

Please follow the advice of your doctor regarding the dose and duration of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

Q. Can I take DHEA with HRT/ Androgel/testosterone/birth control?

Use of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) containing androgens (e.g. testosterone; trade name: Androgel) and estrogens should be avoided due to increased risk of side effects. Birth control medications that may contain estrogen (or similar drugs) should be avoided while taking DHEA

Q. Can I take DHEA with thyroid medication/ Synthroid/ Clomid/ Vitex?

There are no known serious interactions between dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and thyroid medications (levothyroxine; trade name: Synthroid), clomiphene (trade name: Clomid) or Vitex (herb used to improve fertility). Please inform your doctor about all the medications (including herbal and dietary supplements) you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects

Q. Can I take DHEA with Wellbutrin?

Drugs used for the treatment of depression including bupropion (trade name: Wellbutrin) should be used with caution while taking dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA. Please inform your doctor if you have any psychiatric condition and are receiving any medication for it before taking DHEA

Q. Can I take DHEA with high blood pressure?

Please consult your doctor before taking dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) if you have high blood pressure

Q. Does GNC build muscle?

GNC may be used to build muscles and increase muscle strength, however, there are insufficient evidences supporting its effectiveness.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 366-67.
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