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Allylestrenol

Information

Uses

Allylestrenol is used in recurrent miscarriage and preterm labor.

How it works

Allylestrenol is a synthetic progesterone derivative. It stimulates the synthesis of body’s placental progesterone, increasing the secretion of placental hormones and hence averting the risk of abortion.

Common side effects

Adrenal insufficiency, Rash, Vaginal discharge, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Cushing syndrome, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, Breast pain, Hair loss, Fatigue, Acne, Hot flushes, Thrombophlebitis, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Cushingoid syndrome, Increased blood pressure, Depression, Mood changes, Nervousness, Constipation, Increased glucose level in blood, Breathing difficulty

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Expert advice

  • Caution is to be exercised by patients with heart disease, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, fits, kidney failure, migraine, asthma, obstructive airways disease, inflammation of airways.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You should discontinue allylestrenol after delivery, as it may affect the baby.

Frequently asked questions

Allylestrenol

Q.

Is allylestrenol safe?
Allylestrenol is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 15 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)