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Overview

Introduction

Strone 100 Injection is used to restore menstrual cycles in women whose periods have stopped. It is a natural female hormone important for regulating ovulation (when you release eggs) and menstruation. It is used in the treatment of infertility to help you get pregnant.

You should use Strone 100 Injection as your doctor has advised. It is generally given by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered at home. Do not use more or less than you have been advised and do not use it for longer than recommended. You may be asked to continue taking this medicine for a period after it is confirmed that you are pregnant.

The most common side effects include fatigue, sleepiness, headache, vomiting, nausea, and abdominal pain. You may also feel less interested in sex and get pain or discharge in your vagina. Your doctor may be able to help you reduce or prevent side effects, consult with your doctor if they bother you or do not go away with time. Very occasionally people get a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Using this medicine may increase your risk of blood clots or breast cancer.

Strone 100 Injection may not suit everybody, and you should tell your doctor if you have, or have had, breast cancer, unusual bleeding in the vagina, or liver disease. You may be monitored more carefully if you have liver, kidney or heart problems or have diabetes or asthma. Let your doctor know your medical history to be safe. Check with your doctor about all other medicines which may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. You will probably have several tests both before and during treatment to check your womb. This medicine can alter your thinking or reactions and you may feel very tired so be careful if you drive or need to be alert. In general, alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine.

Side effects of Strone Injection

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Strone Injection

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

How Strone Injection works

Strone 100 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Strone 100 Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Strone 100 Injection is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Strone 100 Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Strone 100 Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Strone 100 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Strone 100 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Strone 100 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

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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
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hi PATIENT hormone therapy helps with cysts. Ask your doctor for a hormone replacement.
My gynaecologist suggested Strone AQ injection which is only available with her but I can't travel daily to get the injection from her can you suggest any alternative injection which is easily available in the chemist shops I have a difficult pregnancy
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Susten Gestone It is available in many names I think it is natural micronised progesterone
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FAQs

Q. What is Strone and what is it used for?

Strone 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 Strone?

Strone 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 Strone?

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 Strone?

The common side effects associated with Strone 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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