Gestone Injection (Progesterone 100mg)
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Gestone 100 MG Injection contains a hormone (chemical messenger) obtained from plants sources that mimic the action of the female hormone progesterone. This medicine is used for hormone replacement therapy and for the treatment of female infertility. Gestone 100 MG Injection is also used to treat cases of irregular periods. Gestone 100 MG Injection also helps to maintain healthy pregnancy by helping the uterus (womb) grow and preventing contractions during pregnancy.
Gestone 100 MG Injection may be associated with certain side effects like nausea, headache, vomiting, upset stomach, constipation, pain at the injection site, etc. Inform your doctor if any of these side effects persist for a long time.
Gestone 100 MG Injection is given by a qualified medical practitioner, therefore do not self administer it. Your doctor will determine the appropriate dose and duration of the therapy. This can vary depending on the condition you are being treated for and may change over time. Complete the course of this medicine and do not abruptly stop the treatment. Inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions like breast cancer, liver, kidney or heart problems. You may be advised few tests before and during the treatment with this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding to understand its benefits and risk to your baby.
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Major & minor side effects for Gestone 100 MG Injection
Breast pain and tenderness
Muscle or joint pain
Loss of vision or blurred vision
Unexpected vaginal bleeding
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
Nausea or Vomiting
Uses of Gestone 100 MG Injection
What is it prescribed for?
Abnormal uterine bleeding
Abnormal uterine bleeding is a condition characterised by unusual and irregular bleeding from the uterus/womb that lasts longer than normal or happens at an unusual time. This abnormal bleeding can occur due to hormonal changes, early pregnancy, polyps/cysts (small clumps of cells)in the uterus, etc.
Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstrual periods for more than three monthly menstrual cycles. It mainly occurs due to various reasons like hormonal imbalance, stress, sudden weight loss, etc. Gestone 100 MG Injection helps in maintaining hormone levels in your body thereby regulating your monthly periods.
Female infertility is a condition when a woman is unable to get pregnant. Gestone 100 MG Injection improves your reproductive health by regulating your menstrual cycle and preparing the uterus for maintaining pregnancy.
List of related products
Gestone 100 MG Capsule
Gestone 200 MG Capsule
Gestone 400 MG Capsule
Gestone 50 MG Injection
When not to use?
Gestone 100 MG Injection is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to progesterone or other progestin analogues (synthetic hormones that act in a similar way as progesterone), or any other inactive ingredients of this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of serious allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding
Gestone 100 MG Injection is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal vaginal bleeding episode that has not been diagnosed by a doctor. If you have any menstrual abnormalities, report them to the doctor immediately.
Avoid using Gestone 100 MG Injection if you had a miscarriage/ missed abortion (foetus is not alive and present inside the uterus) recently, as it may cause serious side effects and worsen your health condition.
Heart and blood vessel disorder
Avoid using Gestone 100 MG Injection if you have a history of stroke (brain damage due to blocked blood flow), heart attack or any medical condition that causes blood clotting problems. Using this medicine increases the risk of blood coagulation which may worsen your condition. Inform your doctor about your medical history before taking this medicine.
Gestone 100 MG Injection is absorbed in the liver and improper liver function can lead to its accumulation. Avoid this medicine if you have severe liver problems. If you notice any signs of jaundice (like yellowish discolouration of skin and eyes) or other liver-related problems, discontinue the use of this medicine and inform your doctor.
If you have or suspect having breast cancer, do not take Gestone 100 MG Injection as it may worsen your condition. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have a family history of breast cancer. Your doctor will monitor your clinical condition during the treatment with this medicine. It is also not recommended for use if you have or suspect hormone-related cancers [such as the cancer of the uterus (womb) or other sex organs].
Warnings for special population
Gestone 100 MG Injection is safe to use during pregnancy. However, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Gestone 100 MG Injection can pass through your milk, and the effect of this medicine on infants is not known. Hence it is advised to inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Dizziness and drowsiness
Gestone 100 MG Injection may cause dizziness or drowsiness, hence do not drive or operate heavy machines if you experience any of these symptoms. Consult with your doctor if these symptoms persist.
Gestone 100 MG Injection may cause vision problems like blurred or double vision, or loss of vision. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience these vision problems, also do not drive or operate heavy machines.
It is recommended to report the use of all your current medicines including supplements and herbs to the doctor before receiving Gestone 100 MG Injection.
Gestone 100 MG Injection may contain peanut oil in it. Hence avoid its use if you have a known allergy to peanuts.
Since Gestone 100 MG Injection is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. However, if an injection schedule is missed, inform your doctor immediately. Your doctor will give you further instructions about the changed dosing schedule.
Since Gestone 100 MG Injection is usually administered under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be provided if your doctor suspects an overdose of this medicine.
Gestone 100 MG Injection is administered in a proper healthcare setting by specialized healthcare professionals. Do not self administer. Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Before getting this medicine, inform your doctor about all of your current medications as well as any health condition you are having.