Overview

Uses of Macgest Soft Gelatin Capsule

Macgest 100 Capsule is used for female infertility and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).

Macgest Soft Gelatin Capsule side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Macgest Soft Gelatin 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. Macgest 100 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Macgest Soft Gelatin Capsule works

Macgest 100 Capsule 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.

Macgest Soft Gelatin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Macgest 100 Capsule is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Macgest 100 Capsule 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.
Driving
Macgest 100 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Macgest 100 Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Macgest 100 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Macgest 100 Capsule 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 should be taken with food.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

User Feedback


FAQs

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

Macgest contains micronized progesterone, which 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 Macgest?

For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day and duration will depend on the medical problem being treated. It is preferred to take it with food, usually at the same time of each day to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Macgest?

If you miss the dose, you should take it as soon as possible. If it is almost the time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose, instead continue the usual dosing schedule.

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

Most common side effects include headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, nausea, bloating, mood swings and stomach upset. Most of them are temporary, but if these persist consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Sep 2018.
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