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Rp Gest 100 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Rp Gest Injection

Rp Gest 100 mg Injection 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).

Rp Gest Injection side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Rp Gest Injection

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

How Rp Gest Injection works

Rp Gest 100 mg Injection 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.

Rp Gest Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Rp Gest 100 mg Injection is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Rp Gest 100 mg Injection 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
Rp Gest 100 mg Injection 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 Rp Gest 100 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Rp Gest 100 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Rp Gest 100 mg Injection 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 may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rp Gest

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I am a male to female transsexual and I need Bilateral Orchiectomy at a fair costI am already on hormone replacement therapy for 2 years anti androgen/spirnolactone (Aldactone) and estrodiol valerate progynova, I need to have bilateral orchiectomy at the cheapest option
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi Kindly consult to your nearest doctor
I have been told by doctors I have cystitis also simple cyst in right ovary . What should I be doing its been two years I have this issue
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT hormone therapy helps with cysts. Ask your doctor for a hormone replacement.
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FAQs

Q. What is Rp Gest and what is it used for?

Rp Gest contains progesterone, which is 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 Rp Gest?

Rp Gest is given as an injection into the muscle, by a doctor or nurse only. The dose and duration are decided by your doctor, depending on your exact medical condition.

Q. What if I miss to take Rp Gest?

Ideally, you must try not to miss any dose. In case if you have missed any dose, please consult with your doctor.

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

The common side effects associated with Rp Gest are local injection site reactions (redness, pain or swelling), nausea, vaginal discharge, weight changes, jaundice, mental depression, and fever. If any of these side effects bother you, please consult with your doctor.

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References
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
No. 62, Kamdhenu Shopping Centre, Near Peetal Factory, Shastri Nagar, Jaipur - 302 016, Rajasthan, India
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