Progynon 10mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Progynon 10mg Injection

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Pregnancy
375.7
₹375.7/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Progynon Injection

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Uses of Progynon Injection

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Side effects of Progynon Injection

Common

Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Sexual dysfunction, Breast tenderness, Breast enlargement, Abdominal pain, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Edema, Fibroid.

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How to use Progynon Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Progynon Injection works

Progynon 10mg injection is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. It acts by replacing the natural hormone in the body when the latter is deficient.

In Depth Information on Progynon Injection

Expert advice for Progynon Injection

  • The drug can cause nausea, vomitting or breast tenderness.
  • Do not use estradiol patches over breast stop taking estradiol and see a doctor immediately if you notice any of the following when taking estradiol:
  • yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes (jaundice). 
  • rise in your blood pressure (symptoms may be headache, tiredness, dizziness).
  • new onset migraine-like headaches.
  • pregnancy.
  • signs of a blood clot, such as: painful swelling and redness of the legs, sudden chest pain, difficulty in breathing.
  • Do not consider estradiol alone as a contraceptive. It must be used with progestogen to provide contraceptive benefits.
  • Consult your doctor if you have unusual vaginal bleeding while taking this drug, Immediately consult your doctor if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, severe headache, or changes in vision. This medicine should not be taken for a very long period.
  • Consult your doctor from time to time to check if you still need it.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Progynon 10mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Progynon 10mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Progynon 10mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Progynon 10mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Progynon 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Progynon 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Progynon 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Progynon 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Progynon 10mg Injection is not recommended in patients who previously had liver disease and the liver function tests are still not normal.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gonablok 200mg Capsule, Nolvadex 10mg Tablet, Gonablok 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Progynon 10mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Estradiol

Q. Is estradiol and estrogen the same/ is estradiol the same as progesterone/ is estradiol a synthetic hormone/does estradiol valerate work/ what is evalon cream?
Estradiol is the most potent natural estrogen (or “estrogen”) produced by ovaries in female. It is different from another female hormone that is progesterone. It is not a conjugated estrogen and it not a synthetic hormone. Estradiol valerate and Evalon vaginal cream works same as estradiol
Q. Can I take estrogen for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is mainly a result of hormonal disturbance in which there are high levels of male hormones in the body. Oral contraceptive pills containing low dose estrogen and progestogen are commonly prescribed to reduce the levels of endogenous hormone, which helps regularize the menstrual cycle, reduce male hormone levels and decrease acne associated with PCOS. Always consult your doctor before using any medication
Q. What can I take for estrogen dominance?
A balanced diet, exercise, a healthy life style and less exposure to environmental pollutants is what works best to restore the normal hormone balance and reduce estrogen dominance. Your doctor may also start a progesterone therapy, compounds that promote bile secretion, lipotropic formulas (excrete extra estrogen from body), substance which deactivate toxic substances and excess hormones to remove extra estrogen from your body
Q. What can I take for estrogen deficiency?
For estrogen deficiency, treatment is based on the underlying cause. Your doctor may choose from a variety of medications depending upon your condition for e.g. young or old with menopause, estrogen deficiency or high progesterone levels, etc. You may be given bio-identical estradiol or estriol or counterbalance with natural progesterone in the form of micronized capsules, etc
Q. Can I take estrogen forever?
The length of necessity of hormone therapy varies from person to person and the condition for which it is being treated for
Q. Is estradiol safe/ stop your period/ increase libido/cause constipation/ cause high blood pressure/ make you sleepy/ cause blood clots/ cause insomnia/ cause bloating/ make you emotional?
Estradiol is safe if used at recommended dosage and duration. Estradiol can stop your periods. It may cause high blood pressure and blood clots on long-term use. Other side effects are not confirmed but may occur with some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience one of them
Q. Is estradiol gluten free?
Estradiol preparations are gluten free. However, as the content of excipients differs according to the manufacturer, please refer to the package insert of the particular preparation/brand that you have been prescribed
Q. Is estradiol a conjugated estrogen/ better than Premarin?
Estradiol is a synthetic hormone, whereas Premarin contains conjugated estrogen. Both are different types of estrogen and have comparable benefit and side-effect profile.
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