Medicine Overview of Tocogest Tablet SR
Side Effects of Tocogest are Vomiting, Stomach pain, Nausea.
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.
In Depth Information on 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.
Tocogest Tablet SR related warnings
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.
Frequently asked questions about Tocogest Tablet SR
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).
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.
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