Gestmate

Gestmate Products are primarily used for

About Gestmate Products

Uses of Gestmate Products

Progesterone (Natural Micronized) is used for female infertility and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).

Gestmate Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Gestmate are Fatigue, Sleepiness, Headache, Abdominal pain.

How Gestmate Products work

Progesterone (Natural Micronized) is a progesterone (female hormone). It helps to establish and maintain pregnancy. It also prevents the increase in thickness of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) caused by estrogen.

In Depth Information for Gestmate Products

Expert advice for Gestmate Products

  • Gestmate is a natural progesterone available as a micronized formulation which helps in better absorption of this medicine.
  • It is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy generally in combination with estrogen.
  • It may also be used in the treatment of problems related to menstrual periods such as amenorrhea (absence of periods).
  • It also helps in the maintenance of pregnancy in women who are at higher risk of miscarriage.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

Patient Concerns about Gestmate Products

Frequently asked questions about Gestmate Products

Frequently asked questions about Progesterone (Natural Micronized)

Q. Can you take Gestmate every day?
Yes, Gestmate can be taken every day. It is usually prescribed to be taken once daily in the evening or at bedtime. The usual duration of prescription may vary from 10-12 days a month to 25 days a month. However, the number of days for which you will need to take this medicine in each cycle will be suggested by your doctor depending upon your health condition.
Q. Does Gestmate cause weight gain?
Yes, taking Gestmate may cause weight gain. The weight gain may be due to water retention and may not be a serious sign. However, contact your doctor in case your weight gain is worrying you. The risk of weight gain is generally less if Gestmate is taken with estrogen as a combined pill. But, do not start any hormonal therapy without consulting your doctor.
Q. What is Gestmate?
Gestmate is a type of progesterone hormone which is extracted from plants, but its property matches with the human progesterone. This medicine undergoes a process called micronization where the size of the natural progesterone is reduced. The small size of the progesterone particles enhances its dissolution and absorption. This provides better availability of Gestmate in the body and decreases its side effects.
Q. Is Gestmate safe?
Yes, Gestmate is safer as compared to the normal synthetic progesterone. Its smaller size helps the body absorb it easily and reduces the side effects like fluid retention, reduction of HDL cholesterol levels, headaches and mood disturbance.
Q. What is Gestmate used to treat?
Gestmate is used to treat various disorders. It is given to women with secondary amenorrhea (no menstruation for 3 months in women who have had their menses before). It is used to support pregnancy, prevent premature labor, and treat bleeding disorders that may occur before menopause. It may be used as a part of fertility treatment and may be given as hormone replacement therapy after menopause. It is also given to relieve symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and painful bleeding like in dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
Q. How is progesterone beneficial for fertility and pregnancy?
Progesterone is a very crucial hormone in fertility. It is the hormone secreted by the ovaries that helps prepare the uterus for pregnancy and maintain it. Gestmate (natural micronized form of progesterone) is given as a medicine in cases of infertility to support the uterus in preparing itself for the pregnancy and to prevent the abortions in some cases. It is also used to prevent premature labor.

Products for Gestmate

Gestmate 200mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
MRP
279
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Gestmate 100 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
MRP
140
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