FAQs ABOUT GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE
Is GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE safe to use in patients with liver problems?
GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients who had or have blood clot in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) and it should be used with caution in patients with asthma. Consult your doctor before taking GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE.
Does GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE make you feel tired?
Yes, GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE may cause tiredness in some individuals. To manage this, drink plenty of fluids and eat balanced diet and frequent meals. Get enough rest and follow regular sleep schedule.
What are the common side effects of GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE?
The most common side effects of taking GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE are headache, hair loss, pain in the breast, stomach or abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea, vomiting, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, fluid retention and vaginal yeast infection. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect worsens.
What to do if I forget to take a dose of GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE?
You should take GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE immediately when you remember. If it is time for your next dose skip the missed dose and follow your regular dose schedule. Do not double the dose to match up your missed dose.
Why is GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE necessary for pregnancy?
GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE supplements your body with sufficient levels of progesterone that is required for a successful implantation of fertilized egg in the uterus and for the maintenance of an early pregnancy. It sustains pregnancy among infertile women and in women who face repeated/threatened abortions by increasing the thickness of uterine wall.
When is progesterone produced in the reproductive cycle?
The typical menstrual cycle takes approximately 28 to 32 days and is divided into three distinct phases namely the follicular phase, the ovulatory phase and the luteal phase. The luteal phase is the period when the body produces progesterone, the hormone that makes the uterus prepare its lining to receive the egg.
What precautions need to be followed while taking GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE?
Before taking GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE inform your doctor if you have or previously had breast cancer, uterine cancer, unexplained vaginal bleeding, heart problems, blood clots, diabetes or asthma. Take GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE regularly as instructed by the physician without fail. Do not miss a dose of GESTONE 400MG CAPSULE to achieve maximum benefits.