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Meprate Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Serum Institute Of India Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

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Product Details

About Meprate Tablet 10's

Meprate Tablet 10's is a female hormone known as progestin (a form of progesterone) that regulates ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). It treats the absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) and abnormal uterine bleeding. Besides this, it also prevents endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of the uterine lining with the risk of cancer) and overgrowth in the lining of the uterus in postmenopausal women who are receiving estrogen hormone replacement therapy.

Meprate Tablet 10's contains medroxyprogesterone. Meprate Tablet 10's works by replacing the normal hormone medroxyprogesterone functions in the body and treating associated symptoms.

Your doctor will advise your dose and how often you need to take this medication based on your medical condition. You may sometimes have breast tenderness, swelling in other body parts, headaches, migraines, mood swings, depression, acne, tummy (abdominal) pain, back pain, and vaginal bleeding. Most of these side effects of Meprate Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Using Meprate Tablet 10's may increase the risk of blood clots. Make sure that before taking this medicine, you inform your doctor if you have or have had breast cancer, unusual bleeding in the vagina, liver disease, or any other health problems. If you are taking any other medicine or are allergic to any medication, please inform your doctor. Avoid smoking and alcohol to prevent any kind of unpleasant side-effect. Meprate Tablet 10's should not be used in heart disease or dementia patients because this medicine may increase your risk of developing these conditions.

Uses of Meprate Tablet 10's

Amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), Uterine bleeding, Endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of uterus)

Medicinal Benefits

Meprate Tablet 10's is a female hormone that regulates ovulation and menstruation in women. Meprate Tablet 10's helps in initiating the menses cycle (periods) in women who have not yet reached menopause. Besides this, it prevents overgrowth of the uterus in postmenopausal women who take estrogen as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Meprate Tablet 10's is used to prevent thickening of the uterine lining in postmenopausal women receiving estrogens who have not removed their uterus through surgery. It also helps to treat the condition of amenorrhea (cessation or irregular menses cycle for more than three months). It is also given in combination with estrogens as part of menopausal replacement therapy. The injection form of Meprate Tablet 10's is prescribed for treating abnormal uterine bleeding along with irregular or ceased menstrual cycles. The intravaginal gel form of Meprate Tablet 10's assists in reproductive technology for infertile women with progesterone deficiency or irregular or ceased menstrual cycle. Vaginal insert form of Meprate Tablet 10's supports early pregnancy and implantation of an embryo in the uterus. Off-label use of Meprate Tablet 10's helps in reducing the risk of preterm birth.

Directions for Use

Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Meprate Tablet 10's

  • Headache
  • Breast pain
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting
  • Stomach/abdominal cramps
  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Hair loss
  • Fluid retention
  • Vaginal yeast infection

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Meprate Tablet 10's with estrogen should not be used to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia. Using Meprate Tablet 10's with estrogen may increase the chance of getting heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer, and blood clots. In some cases, using Meprate Tablet 10's with estrogen may produce dementia among women age 65 and older. Do not use Meprate Tablet 10's if you are allergic to peanuts, have unusual vaginal bleeding, have or had any type of cancer (breast or uterus cancer), or undergoing estrogen plus progestin treatment. Tell your doctor before using Meprate Tablet 10's if you have had a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, liver problems, kidney problems, pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant, asthma (wheezing), epilepsy (seizures), diabetes, migraine, endometriosis, lupus, heart problems, thyroid, or have high calcium levels in your blood. Use caution while driving a motor vehicle as dizziness or drowsiness may occur. If you are using Meprate Tablet 10's before any lab tests or biopsies tell your doctor about this as it can affect the report values. Diagnostic tests of blood coagulation, thyroid, cholesterol, and glucose metabolism result might be affected in people using Meprate Tablet 10's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: This medicine may have an interaction with medicines including anticonvulsants such as acetazolamide, and carbamazepine; anti-infectives (metronidazole, clindamycin), herbal preparation (like Ginkgo Biloba and St. John’s wort plant).

Drug-Food Interactions: Meprate Tablet 10's may interact with grapefruit, Ginkgo biloba herbal supplements and St. John’s wort plant (used for anti-depression).

Drug-Disease Interactions: Meprate Tablet 10's should not be given in the condition of abnormal genital bleeding, low level of bone mineral, breast cancer, liver disease, and thromboembolism (blood clot problem).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • ACETAZOLAMIDE
  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • METRONIDAZOLE
  • CLINDAMYCIN
  • GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      There is not enough scientific data available for Meprate Tablet 10's interaction with alcohol, hence it is best to consult a doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Contact the doctor before using Meprate Tablet 10's. Your doctor will decide whether Meprate Tablet 10's should be given to the pregnant woman or not depending on her condition.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      safe if prescribed

      Clinical evidence suggests that Meprate Tablet 10's may pass into breast milk but its risk is not established. So it is better to contact the doctor before using Meprate Tablet 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      It is advised to drive with caution after taking Meprate Tablet 10's as it may interfere with driving capabilities. It can make you feel drowsy.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Meprate Tablet 10's 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.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      There is not enough scientific data available for Meprate Tablet 10's interaction with the kidney, hence it is best to consult a doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Meprate Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 12 years of age.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Do regular exercise and physical activity to minimize hot flushes and improve sleep. Besides this, weight-bearing exercises can help in making your bone strong. Aerobics, yoga, and activities like tai chi may help in relaxing the body and mind.
    • Try to wear loose clothes before going to bed and sleep in a cool, well-ventilated room. Doing this can prevent symptoms of hot flushes and night sweats. Take minimum sleep of 8 hours. 
    • Avoid or limit intake of caffeine-containing beverages, alcohol, and spicy food, as these are known triggering agents for hot flushes.
    • Try to be stress-free to improve your mood swings due to hormonal fluctuations. 
    • Quit smoking as it will help to reduce hot flushes and your risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
    • Try to apply vaginal lubricant or moisturizer if you have vaginal dryness.

    Special Advise

    • Talk with your doctor regularly about whether you should continue taking Meprate Tablet 10's. The addition of a Meprate Tablet 10's is generally recommended for women who have a chance of getting uterus cancer.
    • Tell your doctor if you get vaginal bleeding while taking Meprate Tablet 10's.
    • Try to have a yearly pelvic exam, breast exam and mammogram (breast X-ray) unless your doctor tells you otherwise. If your any family members have had breast cancer or breast lumps or an abnormal mammogram. Your doctor may ask you to have breast exams more often.
    • Before using Meprate Tablet 10's let your doctor know if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), diabetes, or obesity (BMI more than 25). If you use tobacco, you may have a higher chance of getting heart disease. Ask your doctor for ways to lower your chance of getting heart disease.

     

    Other Information (MEP0007)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Female Infertility: When a woman is not able to become pregnant within a year of trying. If a woman gets pregnant but experiences miscarriages or stillbirths, it is also included in infertility.

    Hormone replacement therapy (HRT): It is a treatment to relieve symptoms of menopause. It replaces hormones that are at a lower level as you approach menopause.

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS): PMS is the name for the symptoms women can experience in the weeks before their period. Each woman's symptoms are different and can vary from month to month. The most common symptoms of PMS include mood swings, feeling upset, anxious or irritable, tiredness or trouble sleeping, bloating or tummy pain, breast tenderness, headaches, spotty skin or greasy hair, changes in appetite and sex drive etc.

    Endometriosis: It is an often painful disorder in which tissue similar to the tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus. Common signs and symptoms of endometriosis include painful periods (dysmenorrhea), pain with intercourse, pain with bowel movements or urination, excessive bleeding and infertility etc.

    FAQs

    Meprate Tablet 10's helps in preparing the endometrium potential for pregnancy after ovulation. It thickens the lining of the endometrium to accept a fertilized egg. It also prevents muscle contractions of the uterus that would reject an egg in the uterus. So, if the body has a high level of progesterone ovulation will not take place then.

    Abnormal uterine bleeding, irregular or missed periods (amenorrhea), abdominal pain during pregnancy, and frequent miscarriages are the signs of low progesterone. Additionally, low progesterone levels lead to high levels of estrogen, and women can have decreased sex drive, weight gain, or gallbladder problems.

    Yes, Meprate Tablet 10's may cause weight gain. It can be due to water retention. If you feel that you are gaining a lot of weight while taking Meprate Tablet 10's, please consult your doctor.

    Do not use Meprate Tablet 10's if you are allergic to peanuts, have unusual vaginal bleeding, have or had any type of cancers (breast or uterus cancer), or undergoing estrogen plus progestin treatment. Tell your doctor before using Meprate Tablet 10's if you had a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, liver problems, pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to get pregnant or allergic to Meprate Tablet 10's.

    No, Meprate Tablet 10's is not a contraceptive. It should not be used as an effective form of birth control to prevent pregnancy.

    Meprate Tablet 10's should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.

    yes, Meprate Tablet 10's is a synthetic pregnane steroid and a derivative of progesterone.

    Less serious but common side effects of Meprate Tablet 10's include headache, breast pain, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, stomach/abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea and vomiting, hair loss, fluid retention, and vaginal yeast infection.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Meprate Tablet 10's

    Country Of Origin

    INDIA

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    212/2, Hadapsar, Off Soli Poonawalla Road, Pune 411028 India.

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