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Hergest 200 mg Injection


Overview

Hergest Injection side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Hergest Injection

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

How Hergest Injection works

Hergest 200 mg Injection is a progesterone (female hormone). It helps to establish and maintain pregnancy. It also prevents the increase in thickness of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) caused by estrogen.

Hergest Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Hergest 200 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hergest 200 mg Injection is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hergest 200 mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Hergest 200 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hergest 200 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hergest 200 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Hergest 200 mg Injection is a natural progesterone available as a micronized formulation which helps in better absorption of this medicine.
  • It is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy generally in combination with estrogen.
  • It may also be used in the treatment of problems related to menstrual periods such as amenorrhea (absence of periods).
  • It also helps in the maintenance of pregnancy in women who are at higher risk of miscarriage.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hergest

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I am a male to female transsexual and I need Bilateral Orchiectomy at a fair costI am already on hormone replacement therapy for 2 years anti androgen/spirnolactone (Aldactone) and estrodiol valerate progynova, I need to have bilateral orchiectomy at the cheapest option
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi Kindly consult to your nearest doctor
I have been told by doctors I have cystitis also simple cyst in right ovary . What should I be doing its been two years I have this issue
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT hormone therapy helps with cysts. Ask your doctor for a hormone replacement.
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FAQs

Q. What is Hergest and what is it used for?

Hergest contains progesterone, which is a natural female sex hormone. It is used to treat menstrual and pregnancy-related issues that are caused due to hormonal imbalance. It is also prescribed along with estrogen as a part of hormonal replacement therapy for preventing endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of the lining of the uterus).

Q. How and in what dose should I take Hergest?

Hergest is given as an injection into the muscle, by a doctor or nurse only. The dose and duration are decided by your doctor, depending on your exact medical condition.

Q. What if I miss to take Hergest?

Ideally, you must try not to miss any dose. In case if you have missed any dose, please consult with your doctor.

Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Hergest?

The common side effects associated with Hergest are local injection site reactions (redness, pain or swelling), nausea, vaginal discharge, weight changes, jaundice, mental depression, and fever. If any of these side effects bother you, please consult with your doctor.

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