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Ultigest 300 mg Capsule


Overview

Ultigest Capsule side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Uterine bleeding

How to use Ultigest Capsule

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. Ultigest 300 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Ultigest Capsule works

Ultigest 300 mg Capsule is a progesterone (female hormone). It works on the lining of the uterus and helps to establish and maintain pregnancy in infertile women. It helps in protecting the uterus from the negative effects of oestrogen when used for the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms.

Ultigest Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Ultigest 300 mg Capsule is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Ultigest 300 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Ultigest 300 mg Capsule 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 Ultigest 300 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ultigest 300 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ultigest 300 mg Capsule is however not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Ultigest 300 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of female infertility and as a part of hormone replacement therapy.
  • It regulates menstrual cycles, treats heavy bleeding, and prevents thickening of the uterus.
  • It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Ultigest 300 mg Capsule affects you.
  • It may cause bleeding  or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ultigest

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I am a male to female transsexual and I need Bilateral Orchiectomy at a fair costI am already on hormone replacement therapy for 2 years anti androgen/spirnolactone (Aldactone) and estrodiol valerate progynova, I need to have bilateral orchiectomy at the cheapest option
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi Kindly consult to your nearest doctor
I am 5 weeks pregnant. doctor suggested to take ULTIGEST I can see in Internet that is risky during pregnancy. Can you confirm if I can use it or not
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
This is a hormonal tab which is usually given in case of having a slightly high risk of miscarriage. You can use it if required.
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FAQs

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

Ultigest contains progesterone, which 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 Ultigest?

For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day, and the number of days depends on the medical problem being treated. It is preferred to take it with food, usually at the same time of each day to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Ultigest?

If you miss the dose, you should take it as soon as possible. If it is almost the time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose, instead, continue the usual dosing schedule.

Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Ultigest?

Most common side effects include headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, nausea, bloating, mood swings and stomach upset. Most of them are temporary if persist consult your doctor.

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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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