Propeg 200mg Capsule

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Unimarck Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Propeg 200mg Capsule

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Pregnancy
174.75
₹17.48/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Propeg Capsule

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Uses of Propeg Capsule

Propeg 200mg Capsule is used in abnormal uterine bleeding and contraception.
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Side effects of Propeg Capsule

Common

Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.

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How to use Propeg 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Propeg 200mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Propeg Capsule works

Propeg 200mg capsule 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 Propeg Capsule

Expert advice for Propeg Capsule

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Propeg 200mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Propeg 200mg Capsule 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
Propeg 200mg 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.

Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
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Driving
Propeg 200mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Propeg
200mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Propeg 200mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients w
ith liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Propeg 200mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Medroxyprogesterone

Propeg 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 Propeg with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Propeg 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.
Propeg prevents follicular maturation and stops ovulation.
Yes, like any other medicine, Propeg has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Yes, Propeg can be used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill. However, it should be used only when advised by your doctor.
Propeg is safe if used in doses as prescribed by your gynecologist or physician for a prescribed duration.
Propeg 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 Propeg.
Propeg 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 Propeg. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing weight gain while taking Propeg.
Yes, acne is a common side effect seen with the use of Propeg. Please consult your gynecologist or physician if you have acne while taking Propeg.
No, constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Propeg. Please discuss with your physician if you experience constipation while taking Propeg.
Yes, Propeg is used as a contraceptive (birth control pill) to avoid pregnancy. It should not be used during pregnancy, either for diagnosis or therapy.
Propeg itself is a birth control pill. Please consult your gynecologist or physician before taking it with other birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Propeg with ibuprofen?
Propeg 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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Substitutes for Propeg

No substitutes found for this medicine
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