Gestone Gel 10gm

Hormonal Therapy Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE

Best Price*  ₹ 117.60
MRP ₹147.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) * Mfr: Ferring Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: NA



What is GESTONE?

  • GESTONE contains a hormone called progesterone
  • When the gel is applied into your vagina, the progesterone is slowly released into your bloodstream throughout the day
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
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Directions & For Use
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What GESTONE is used for?

  • GESTONE is used to induce periods in those women who have not yet reached menopause, and those who are not having periods due to lack of its secretion
  • It is used in the treatment of infertility due to incorrect levels of progesterone when you are having an assisted fertility procedure
  • This is to help you get pregnant

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking GESTONE, if you:

  • are allergic to Progesterone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • have porphyria (an inability to break down certain substances (porphyrins) in your blood
  • have cancer in your breasts or genital organs
  • have ever had a blood clot due to swollen veins (thrombophlebitis), a blocked blood vessel (thromboembolic disorder) or a stroke
  • are pregnant but your baby has died inside of you (missed abortion)
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • have heart problems or diabetes
  • have asthma
  • have epilepsy or often get migraines
  • have depression
  • GESTONE is not normally used during pregnancy
  • However, if you used GESTONE to help you get pregnant, you may be asked to continue using it to support your new pregnancy
  • The use of GESTONE during breast-feeding is not recommended
  • Consult your for advice if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding
  • GESTONE is not for use in children or adolescents
  • You may feel very tired while using GESTONE
  • If this happens, do not drive or use machines

Tell your doctor if you are using,

  • any other medicines for vaginal use
  • Always use GESTONE exactly as your doctor has told you
  • This medicine is only for use in your vagina using the pre-filled applicator supplied in the pack

Recommended dose

  • Insert the contents of one applicator of GESTONE into your vagina each day, starting after your doctor tells you that you have ovulated, or on the 18th – 21st day of your menstrual cycle (The first day of your menstrual cycle is the day your period starts)
  • Once tests confirm that you are pregnant, you may be asked to keep using GESTONE to support your new pregnancy for a total of 30 days
  • The applicator is designed in such a way that an exact amount of gel (1.125 g, containing 90 mg progesterone) is delivered
  • It is expected that a small amount of gel will be left in the applicator

After using your applicator

  • Throw away the applicator, including the small amount of gel that is left inside
  • Use each applicator only once
  • GESTONE gel can stay in your vagina for several days

If you use more GESTONE

  • If you use more GESTONE, contact your doctor

If you forget to use GESTONE

  • Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
  • If you forget to use GESTONE on one day, please continue as usual with a single dose on the following day

If you stop taking GESTONE

  • Do not stop taking your tablets even if you are feeling well unless your doctor tells you
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • allergic reactions like itchy, skin rash
  • headache
  • feeling very tired
  • stomach or gut (gastro-intestinal) cramps
  • breast tenderness
  • bleeding between periods (spotting)
  • irritation or other mild reactions in or around your vagina
  • GESTONE gel can stay in your vagina for several days, You may get a beige to brownish clumpy or cloudy white discharge during this time
  • discharge can cause irritation, pain or swelling of the vagina

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Additional Information
Storage
  • Checkups are required before you use this medicine and so often when you are using it
  • In particular before using this medicine, your doctor will need to do a smear test and check your breasts and pelvic area
  • During your treatment, your doctor will check for any problems with your womb such as the lining getting thicker (endometrial hyperplasia)
  • They will also check for any signs of blood clots in your blood vessels
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    20
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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