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Jigest 10mg Tablet

Sanzyme Ltd

Composition for Jigest 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Jigest 10mg Tablet

Female infertility, Pain during menstruation, Endometriosis
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Medicine Overview of Jigest Tablet


Uses of Jigest Tablet

Jigest 10mg Tablet is used in female infertility, pain during menstruation, endometriosis, amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, premenstural syndrome and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used in the maintenance of early pregnancy with unexplained miscarriages.

Jigest Tablet side effects


Edema (swelling), Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.


How to use Jigest Tablet

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. Jigest 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Jigest Tablet works

Jigest 10mg Tablet 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 Jigest Tablet

Expert advice for Jigest Tablet

Do consult your doctor before taking dydrogesterone:
  • If you have abnormal bleeding, the cause of which is not known.
  • If you have depression.
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs).
Do not take dydrogesterone if you have a tumor of brain (meningioma) which is sensitive to progesterone levels in the bodyDo contact your doctor immediately if upon the use of dydrogesterone you experience unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting that,
  • Continues for more than few months.
  • Starts after you have been on treatment for some time.
  • Persists on even after you have stopped treatment.
Do not take dydrogesterone in combination with estrogen (as a hormone replacement therapy) if you have breast cancer or cancer of the uterus lining (endometrium)Do consult your doctor before using dydrogesterone if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnantDo not take dydrogesterone, if you are breast feeding or plan to breast feed.
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Jigest Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Jigest Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Jigest 10mg Tablet 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.
Jigest 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Jigest 10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Jigest 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Jigest 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Jigest 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Jigest Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Dydrogesterone

Jigest tablet contains the active drug dydrogesterone, a synthetic form of progesterone and is used for the treatment of progesterone deficiencies/ insufficiencies.
Jigest is an orally-active synthetic form of progesterone. Its action is similar to progesterone produced in the body.
Jigest has a steroidal chemical structure which is very similar to the naturally produced steroidal female hormone progesterone.
Yes. delayed, irregular, painful and heavy menstrual periods are among the common side effects of Jigest
Jigest works by replacing female hormone progesterone in conditions where the body fails to produce sufficient amounts.
Jigest is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses for an indication as advised by your doctor.
Jigest is used for the treatment of diseases like painful menstruation, decreased menstruation, irregular menstruation, threatened and habitual (recurring) abortion, inability to conceive and other gynecological problems due to progesterone deficiency or insufficiency.
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