Steron 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Steron Tablet

Steron 5 mg Tablet is used in pain during menstruation, endometriosis and heavy menstrual bleeding.

Steron Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Breast tenderness
  • Nausea
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Ovarian cysts

How to use Steron Tablet

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. Steron 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Steron Tablet works

Steron 5 mg Tablet is a synthetic progestin. It works by mimicking the effects of natural progesterone (female hormone). It helps regulate the growth and shedding of the womb lining, thereby treating menstrual irregularities.

Steron Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Steron 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Steron 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
Steron 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Steron 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Steron 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Steron 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Steron 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools.

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Expert Advice

  • Steron 5 mg Tablet regulates menstrual cycles and treats a wide range of menstrual disorders such as heavy and painful periods, and endometriosis.
  • It may cause bleeding or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently.
  • Stop taking Steron 5 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get severe headaches, stabbing pains or swelling in one leg, pain on breathing, sudden changes in your vision or hearing, or yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes.
  • Do not take Steron 5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant. Use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medication, as it is not a contraceptive.
  • If you miss taking Steron 5 mg Tablet more often, you may experience vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor about it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Steron

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How i care on my wife in her period time because he face alot of pain in period time tell me doctor
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT rest and hot water water help in painful periods. However if its really problematic, please get her examined by a gynaecologist. Sometimes problems such as endometriosis etc all cause such painful periods.
Diagnosis:: endometriosis Medicine:: endoreg Age::38 Apart from this what to do for healthy life. Don't want pregnancyOther medicine:: thyrox.5mg,corcium,autrim,telma40,fol g1, calcirol gems,caberlin.5
Dr. Dharna Gupta
Gynaecologist and General Physician
Keep your thyroid and prolactin levels checked regularly. Use a reliable method of protection to avoid pregnancy.check your BP regularly. Continue iron and calcium supplements. Eat a balanced diet.exercise regularly.
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FAQs

Q. What is Steron used for?

Steron is similar to the progesterone hormones naturally produced by the body. It helps in treating a variety of menstrual problems, such as heavy bleeding, amenorrhea (absence of periods), irregular periods, and premenstrual syndrome (irritability, bloating, fatigue occurring few days before period). It is also used to delay periods.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Steron?

For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day, and the number of days for which you take it depends on the medical problem being treated. However, it is recommended that you take it at the same time of each day. This will ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Steron?

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember, and continue taking the tablets at their usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. However, if you miss your dose often, you may experience frequent bleeding and spotting. Consult your doctor about it.

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

The common side effects caused by Steron are vaginal bleeding or spotting, headache, nausea (feeling sick) and weight gain. Steron can also cause fluid retention, thereby causing swelling. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can Steron be used as a birth control medicine?

No, Steron cannot be used as a birth control medicine. Consult with your doctor to seek options for contraceptives.

Q. Does Steron cause miscarriage?

Steron has not been reported to cause miscarriage. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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