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Lutanin 5mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Lutanin 5mg Tablet is a synthetic progesterone derivative that is used in the treatment of recurrent miscarriages (pregnancy loss) and premature labor.

Lutanin 5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Do not miss even a single dose, if in any case you missed dose, take it as soon as you remember or better to skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing.

The most common side effects of this medicine include edema (selling), abdominal bloating, nausea, and vomiting.  If these bother you, or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. If medicine make you feel dizzy, better to avoid driving or attention seeking activities.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, or incomplete abortion or have heart disease or kidney problem. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Side effects of Lutanin Tablet

Common
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Muscle pain

How to use Lutanin 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. Lutanin 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lutanin Tablet works

Lutanin 5mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It helps in maintaining pregnancy by promoting the attachment of the embryo to lining of the womb and improving blood flow to the placenta. It also relaxes the uterus muscles thereby preventing premature labour.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Lutanin 5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lutanin 5mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lutanin 5mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lutanin 5mg Tablet 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 Lutanin 5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Lutanin 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lutanin 5mg Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Lutanin 5mg Tablet is used to treat repeated miscarriages and to prevent premature birth in pregnant women.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • It must be discontinued after delivery as it may affect the baby.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how the medication affects you.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

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i have 10 years son I have had two recurrent miscarriage in this year and I worried about that will I conceive in future and doctor suggested me some test what I do
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Get your tee done. These are to know the reason for recurrent miscarriage
Before this conceive she got miscarriage for twice
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tell her to get thyroid profile and APLA screen done to know the cause of recurrent miscarriage
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FAQs

Q. Is Lutanin safe?

Lutanin is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

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