THEGEST A Tablet 10's

Hormonal Therapy Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

THEGEST A contain allylestrenol which belongs to a group of medicine called progestogens. It is used for intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), threatened abortion, habitual abortion, threatened premature delivery.

The common side effects are nausea, vomiting, epigastric discomfort. THEGEST A helps in maintaining pregnancy by promoting the attachment of the embryo to lining of the womb and improving blood flow to the placenta. It also relaxes the uterus muscles thereby preventing premature labour.

This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children younger than 16 years old. THEGEST A can be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF THEGEST A

  • Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)
  • Threatened abortion
  • Habitual abortion
  • Threatened premature delivery

HOW THEGEST A WORKS

THEGEST A helps in maintaining pregnancy by promoting the attachment of the embryo to lining of the womb and improving blood flow to the placenta. It also relaxes the uterus muscles thereby preventing premature labour.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take THEGEST A exactly as your doctor has told you. It can be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF THEGEST A

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting, epigastric discomfort

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and vomiting:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

THEGEST A is considered safe for use by pregnant women. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

THEGEST A should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with THEGEST A.

KIDNEY

THEGEST A should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

LIVER

THEGEST A is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take THEGEST A if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to allylestrenol or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

THEGEST A should be used with caution in patients suffering from active lung diseases (breathing diseases including asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD). Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

HEART DISEASE

THEGEST A should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • thrombophlebitis, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, incomplete abortion, hormone dependent carcinoma, cerebral apoplexy
  • seizures, epilepsy, migraine headaches

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, and herbal supplements.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Allylestrenol
Pharmacological Category :   Progestogens
Therapeutic Indication :   Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), Threatened abortion, Habitual abortion, Threatened premature delivery
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT THEGEST A

Is THEGEST A safe?

Yes, it is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Can I take THEGEST A during lung disease?

THEGEST A should be used with caution in patients suffering from active lung diseases (breathing diseases including asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD).

Can I take THEGEST A during liver disease?

No, it is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Estrogens, Progestins and Contraceptives. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page - 318.

2. M Sas, V Rapcsák, I Oroján. [Study of the effectiveness of allylestrenol in the treatment of habitual abortion]. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov.3 Apr 1996. [Accessed 25 Jan 2021] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/5910320/

3. Square pharmaceuticals Limited; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Accessed 25 Jan 2021] http://www.squarepharma.com.bd/downloads/Geston.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Anti-Phospholipid Antibody IgG
  • Anti-Phospholipid Antibody IgM
  • Chromosome Analysis, Blood
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    ALLYLESTRENOL 5 mg
    Hsn Code
    3004
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