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HYPERTONE 6MG OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 87 for 1 tube(s) (5 GM ointment each)
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Composition for HYPERTONE

Natural Micronised Progesterone(6 mg)

food interaction for HYPERTONE

alcohol interaction for HYPERTONE

pregnancy interaction for HYPERTONE

lactation interaction for HYPERTONE

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Hypertone 6mg ointment 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
Hypertone 6mg ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for HYPERTONE

Natural Micronised Progesterone(6 mg)

Uses

Hypertone 6mg ointment is used in hormone replacement therapy (hrt).

How it works

Progesterone belongs to a class of medications called progestins (female hormones). It is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy to bring on the menstruation by decreasing the levels of estrogen in the uterus and replacing the natural progesterone in women who are lacking.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Mood swings, Rash, Itching, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for HYPERTONE

No substitutes found

Expert advice for HYPERTONE

  • 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 HYPERTONE

Natural Micronised Progesterone

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)