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. Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR is a beta-2 agonist. It works by widening blood vessels which improves blood flow to certain areas of the body (hands, feet, brain). This helps relieve symptoms such as cold hands and feet, numbness and tingling.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Tocogest is given orally for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the arteries other than those that supply the heart or the brain. Peripheral artery disease most commonly affects the legs, but other arteries may also be involved. The classic symptom is leg pain when walking which resolves with rest, known as intermittent claudication. Other symptoms including skin ulcers, bluish skin, cold skin, or poor nail and hair growth may occur in the affected leg. <br>The injectable form of Tocogest is used to arrest premature labor (labor starting before 37 weeks of pregnancy).