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GESTIN TABLET 5MG

Manufacturer

MAH-MARTIN & HARRIS PVT LTD

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About GESTIN TABLET 5MG

GESTIN TABLET 5MG belongs to the category of a synthetic progesterone female hormone called progestin used to prevent premature labor. Premature labor can start before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy can be caused due to premature rupture of membranes, high blood pressure during pregnancy (pre-eclampsia) and poor diet. A miscarriage is an unexpected loss of pregnancy before 20 weeks of pregnancy. It mostly happens during the first trimester, or the first three months, of the pregnancy. 

GESTIN TABLET 5MG contains “Allylestrenol” is a progestin (female hormones) which works by modulating the immune response of the pregnant women to prevent rejection of the embryo and allow its attachment to the uterus and improving blood flow to the placenta. GESTIN TABLET 5MG prevents repeated miscarriage (pregnancy loss) and helps lower the risk of premature birth in pregnant women who have had a past premature delivery.

Take GESTIN TABLET 5MG as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take GESTIN TABLET 5MG for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as a change in weight, unwanted hair growth, menstrual disturbances, swelling over body, fever, headache, fatigue. Not everybody experiences these side effects. Most of the side effects of GESTIN TABLET 5MG do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Talk to your doctor if you feel any discomfort while taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG.

Do not stop taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG abruptly without your doctor’s advice as it may cause heavy bleeding. Before starting GESTIN TABLET 5MG, please inform your doctor if you have an allergy to GESTIN TABLET 5MG and any medicines. Tell your doctor before using GESTIN TABLET 5MG if you have had pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy), thromboembolic disorders (blood clot form in the blood), diabetes, depression, epilepsy. GESTIN TABLET 5MG may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving and operating machinery. GESTIN TABLET 5MG is not recommended to use in children. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG. Inform your doctor about all medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Uses of GESTIN TABLET 5MG

Recurrent Miscarriage, Premature labor

Directions for Use

GESTIN TABLET 5MG should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take GESTIN TABLET 5MG exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of GESTIN TABLET 5MG

  • Change in weight
  • Unwanted hair growth
  • Menstrual disturbances
  • Swelling over body
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Fatigue

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

You should not take GESTIN TABLET 5MG on your own without a doctor's advice. Before starting GESTIN TABLET 5MG, please inform your doctor if you have an allergy to any medicines. Do not take GESTIN TABLET 5MG if you have unusual vaginal bleeding that is not related to your pregnancy, liver disease, severe hypertension (high blood pressure), history of cancer of the breast, uterus or vagina. Tell your doctor before using GESTIN TABLET 5MG if you have had preeclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy), thromboembolic disorders (blood clot form in the blood), diabetes, depression, epilepsy. Do not stop taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG abruptly without your doctor’s advice as it may cause heavy bleeding. Let your doctor know if you are a breastfeeding mother. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. GESTIN TABLET 5MG is not recommended for children younger than 16 years old. GESTIN TABLET 5MG can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Use caution while driving a motor vehicle as dizziness or drowsiness may occur.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    There is not enough scientific data available for GESTIN TABLET 5MG interaction with alcohol, hence it is best to consult a doctor.

  • Pregnancy

    Safe if prescribed.

  • Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor before using GESTIN TABLET 5MG during breastfeeding. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Driving

    It is advised to drive with caution after taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG as it may interfere with driving capabilities. It can make you feel drowsy.

  • Liver

    GESTIN TABLET 5MG should be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    GESTIN TABLET 5MG should be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (GES0004)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

GESTIN TABLET 5MG contains Allylestrenol is a progestin (female hormone) that 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 labor and repeated miscarriage.

Yes, GESTIN TABLET 5MG is used to prevent the habitual miscarriage and regular abortion. Your doctor will decide whether you should continue or stop taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG. Do not take medication of your own or self medicate.

No, GESTIN TABLET 5MG is not a contraceptive. It should not be used as an effective form of birth control to prevent pregnancy.

Yes, GESTIN TABLET 5MG may cause weight gain. It can be due to water retention. If you feel that you are gaining a lot of weight while taking GESTIN TABLET 5MG, please consult your doctor.

GESTIN TABLET 5MG should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.

You should stop using GESTIN TABLET 5MG and tell a doctor before using GESTIN TABLET 5MG if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure (hypertension), unusual vaginal bleeding, liver disease, liver cancer, jaundice during pregnancy, circulation problems or bleeding problems, stroke, blood clot problems, breast cancer, uterus/cervix/vaginal cancer.

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

A 22, Near, Asaf Ali Rd, Kamla Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110002

GESTIN TABLET 5MG

GESTIN TABLET 5MG

MRP: 185.05

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