Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

53.85
₹5.38/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Tocogest Tablet SR

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Uses of Tocogest Tablet SR

Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR is used in preterm labor.
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Side effects of Tocogest Tablet SR

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Tremor, Tachycardia.

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How to use Tocogest Tablet SR

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 Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR at a fixed time.

How Tocogest Tablet SR works

Tocogest 40mg tablet sr relaxes the muscles of the uterus and prevents preterm delivery.

In Depth Information on Tocogest Tablet SR

Expert advice for Tocogest Tablet SR

  • Do not drive, operate machinery, or performing other hazardous activities while taking isoxsuprine as it may cause dizziness.
  • Also, rise slowly from a sitting or lying position to avoid falling.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience a rash or bothersome irregular heartbeats while taking isoxsuprine.
  • Consult your doctor before taking isoxsuprine if you have bleeding disorders, glaucoma, heart disease.
  • Take special precautions while taking isoxsuprine if you are >65 years; having surgery, including dental surgery; or if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tocogest 40mg 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.
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Lactation
Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Tocoges
t 40mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Tocoges
t 40mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tocogest 40mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Isoxsuprine

Q. What is isoxsuprine hydrochloride?
Isoxsuprine is a vasodilator (causes widening of blood vessels). It also causes direct relaxation of uterine and vascular smooth muscle.
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).
Tocogest works if used for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
The cost of Tocogest will vary according to the brand and the formulation. Please refer the pack of the medicine to know the cost.
Tocogest should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
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