Medicine Overview of Maxogest Tablet
Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.
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. Maxogest Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Maxogest 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 Maxogest Tablet
- Swallow each tablet whole. Take your tablets at the same time each day. Treatment may be required for 8 to 10 weeks before any effect can be found.
- Do not take medroxyprogesterone If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to medroxyprogesterone or other similar hormone medicines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
- Avoid smoking while you are taking this medicine. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots.
- This medicine can pass into body fluids (including urine, feces, vomit, semen, vaginal fluid). Patients and caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers. Wash hands before and after removing gloves. Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
- Body fluids should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or who may become pregnant. Use condoms during sexual activity to avoid exposure to body fluids.
- Avoid becoming pregnant while being treated with medroxyprogesterone.
Maxogest Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Maxogest Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Maxogest 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.
Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Maxogest Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or d
ecrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Maxoges
t Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Maxogest Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with l
iver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
User Submitted Feedback For Maxogest Tablet
Patients taking Maxogest Tablet What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
Sleeping for unusually long periods
How do you take this medicine? How much was the improvement? Please rate this medicine on price? What are you using this medicine for?
Abnormal uterine bleeding
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Frequently asked questions about Maxogest Tablet
Maxogest is a medicine which contains a synthetic, steroid hormone similar to but not same as progesterone, so, it is a non-bio-identical hormone.
Q. Can I take Maxogest with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Maxogest can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Maxogest prevents follicular maturation and stops ovulation.
Yes, like any other medicine, Maxogest has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Yes, Maxogest can be used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill. However, it should be used only when advised by your doctor.
Maxogest is safe if used in doses as prescribed by your gynecologist or physician for a prescribed duration.
Maxogest can cause prolonged bleeding when used immediately after delivery or termination of pregnancy. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing prolonged bleeding while taking Maxogest.
Maxogest does not make you sleepy, rather it causes insomnia (inability to sleep), which is an uncommon side effect with its use. In case you feel sleepy while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Yes, weight gain is a very common side effect of Maxogest. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing weight gain while taking Maxogest.
Yes, acne is a common side effect seen with the use of Maxogest. Please consult your gynecologist or physician if you have acne while taking Maxogest.
No, constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Maxogest. Please discuss with your physician if you experience constipation while taking Maxogest.
Maxogest itself is a birth control pill. Please consult your gynecologist or physician before taking it with other birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Maxogest with ibuprofen?
Maxogest can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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