Wenol 5mg Tablet

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Introduction

Wenol 5mg Tablet is a synthetic progesterone derivative that is used in the treatment of recurrent miscarriages (pregnancy loss) and premature labor.

Wenol 5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Do not miss even a single dose, if in any case, you missed dose, take it as soon as you remember or better to skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing.

The most common side effects of this medicine include edema (swelling), bloating, headache, depression,  fatigue, altered libido, irregular menstrual cycle, gastrointestinal disturbances, and excessive hair growth.  If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, or incomplete abortion, or have heart disease or kidney problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Wenol Tablet

Benefits of Wenol Tablet

In Treatment of Premature Labor

Wenol 5mg Tablet prevents abnormal contractions of uterus muscles and relaxes them. It widens blood vessels to help increase blood flow and improve circulation to the smooth muscles of the uterus. This prevents premature labor and miscarriage. Take it as prescribed and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

In Treatment of Recurrent miscarriage

Wenol 5mg Tablet helps to prevent miscarriage in such women who have had such complications in an earlier pregnancy. It improves the thickness of the lining of the uterus (womb) and also attachment of the baby to the uterus. This makes sure that there are no abnormal contractions of the uterus which may lead to premature delivery.

Side effects of Wenol Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Wenol

  • Edema (swelling)
  • Bloating
  • Depression
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Altered libido
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance
  • Excessive hair growth on face

How to use Wenol Tablet

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. Wenol 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Wenol Tablet works

Wenol 5mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It helps in maintaining pregnancy by promoting the attachment of the embryo to lining of the womb and improving blood flow to the placenta. It also relaxes the uterus muscles thereby preventing premature labour.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Wenol 5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Wenol 5mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Wenol 5mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Wenol 5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Wenol 5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Wenol 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Wenol 5mg Tablet is used to treat repeated miscarriages and to prevent premature birth in pregnant women.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • It must be discontinued after delivery as it may affect the baby.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how the medication affects you.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Estrane Steroids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Progestins- Others

Patient concerns

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i have 10 years son I have had two recurrent miscarriage in this year and I worried about that will I conceive in future and doctor suggested me some test what I do
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Get your tee done. These are to know the reason for recurrent miscarriage
Before this conceive she got miscarriage for twice
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tell her to get thyroid profile and APLA screen done to know the cause of recurrent miscarriage
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FAQs

Q. Can Wenol 5mg Tablet be used as a birth control medicine?

No, Wenol 5mg Tablet cannot be used as a birth control medicine. It is a hormone preparation used to treat repeated miscarriages and to prevent premature birth in pregnant women. You may need to use contraceptive methods to avoid pregnancy. Consult with your doctor to seek options for contraceptives.

Q. In what conditions Wenol 5mg Tablet should be avoided?

This medicine should not be used in patients with a history of blood clot events, severe liver disease, incomplete abortion, hormone-dependent carcinoma, and hypersensitivity.

Q. I have started feeling depressed after taking Wenol 5mg Tablet? Is this normal?

Depression is one of the common side-effects of this medicine. It is advisable to inform your doctor immediately if you get thoughts about harming yourself. He/she might suggest a suitable alternative based on your condition.

Q. What are the functions of natural progesterone?

Progesterone helps prepare your body for conception and pregnancy and regulates the monthly menstrual cycle. One of progesterone's most important functions is its role in thickening the lining of the uterus each month. The enriched endometrial lining is prepared to receive and nourish a fertilized egg in pregnant women.

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References

  1. MedIndia. Allylestrenol. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Welgenic Pharma, No. 42/43, Sahajanand State, Behind Lalji Mulji Transport Sarkhej, Ahmedabad-382210, Gujarat, India
Country of origin: India

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