Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Tocogest Tablet SR

Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR is used in premature labor.

Tocogest Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations

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. Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tocogest Tablet SR works

Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR is a beta-2 agonist. It works by preventing the contractions of the smooth muscles in the uterus. This prevents premature labor.

Tocogest Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR 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 Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR for the treatment of premature labor.
  • Avoid stress or any kind of strenuous activity to prevent premature labor
  • Tocogest 40 mg Tablet SR may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience a rash or irregular heartbeats or if you have bleeding disorders, glaucoma, or heart disease.

FAQs

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.
Q. What is Tocogest used for?
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).
Q. Does Tocogest work?
Tocogest works if used for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. How much does Tocogest cost?
The cost of Tocogest will vary according to the brand and the formulation. Please refer the pack of the medicine to know the cost.
Q. Is Tocogest safe in pregnancy?
Tocogest should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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