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GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML

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ALE-ALERSIN

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About GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML belongs to the class of medicine known as a steroid hormone. It is also used in combination with estrogens for hormone replacement therapy in menopausal women and low sex hormone levels in women. Infertility is the inability to conceive within 12 months. On the other hand, Premenstrual syndrome comprises signs and symptoms like mood swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression.

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML is a female hormone that regulates ovulation and menstruation in women. GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML induces secretory changes in the endometrium lining of the uterus, promotes breast development, relaxes the uterus, blocks the maturation and release of a follicle and maintains pregnancy.

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML is available in various forms which can be taken by mouth, vagina, through injection into the muscle and other routes. GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML is also available in the vaginal ring and intrauterine (IU) device which is used for birth control. You can take GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML without food and preferably in the evening or at bedtime. In some cases you may have breast tenderness, swelling in other parts of the body, headaches, migraines, mood swings, depression, acne, tummy (abdominal) pain, back pain and vaginal bleeding. Most of these side effects of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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 GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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 or liver disease or any other health problems. If you are taking any other medicine or are allergic to any medicine, please inform your doctor. Avoid smoking and alcohol to prevent any kind of unpleasant side-effect. GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML should not be used to prevent heart disease or dementia, because this medicine may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions.

Uses of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML

Hormone replacement therapy, Female Infertility, Abnormal uterine bleeding, Endometriosis, Contraception, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

Medicinal Benefits

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML is a female hormone that regulates ovulation and menstruation in women. GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML helps in initiating the menses cycle (periods) in women who have not yet reached menopause. Besides this, it also prevents overgrowth of the uterus in postmenopausal women who are taking estrogen as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML is used for the prevention of 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 3 months). It is also given in combination with estrogens as part of menopausal replacement therapy. The injection form of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML is prescribed for treating abnormal bleeding from the uterus along with irregular or ceased menstrual cycle. The intravaginal gel form of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML assist in reproductive technology for infertile women with progesterone deficiency or irregular or ceased menstrual cycle. Vaginal insert form of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML supports early pregnancy and implantation of an embryo in the uterus. 

Directions for Use

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your medicine on the basis of your medical condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML

Like all medicines, GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may observe common side effects like abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, headache, dizziness, depression, breast tenderness, hot flushes, vaginal discharge, joint pain and urinary problems. Some might also experience nausea, fatigue, headache, somnolence, dizziness, vaginal haemorrhage and pruritus. Most of the side effects of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent or if you experience any other side-effect continuously while taking GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML with estrogens should not be used to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia. Using GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML with estrogens may increase the chance of getting heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer and blood clots. In some cases, the use of GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML with estrogen may produce dementia among women age 65 and older. Do not use GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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 GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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 GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML before any lab tests or biopsies tell your doctor about this as it can affect the report values. 

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    There is not enough scientific data available for GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML interaction with alcohol, hence it is best to consult a doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Contact the doctor before using GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML. Your doctor will decide whether GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML should be given to the pregnant woman or not depending on her condition.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Clinical evidence suggests that GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML may pass into breast milk but its risk is not established. So it is better to contact the doctor before using GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    It is advised to drive with caution after taking GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML as it may interfere with driving capabilities. It can make you feel drowsy.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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

    There is not enough scientific data available for GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML interaction with the kidney, hence it is best to consult a doctor.

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

  • Your doctor  may check your progress at regular visits. This will allow for your dosage to be adjusted and for any unwanted effects to be detected. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic peanuts.
  • If you are scheduled for any laboratory tests, tell your health care professional that you are taking a progestin. Progestins can change certain test results

Allergen Information

Other Information (GES0055)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

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.

FAQs

Do not use GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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 GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML if you had a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, liver problems, pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant or allergic to GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML.

The expiration date of any drug is the last day the manufacturer takes a guarantee of the full potency of the drug. Discuss with your doctor, if you find any slight change in the form of medicine please do not consume.

Yes, GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML can be taken every day. This medicine is prescribed once daily preferably in the evening or at bedtime. Please take it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor.

Yes, GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML may cause weight gain. It can be due to water retention. If you feel that you are gaining a lot of weight while taking GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML, please consult your doctor.

GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML 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.

Yes, GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML may cause ovarian cysts, which is solid or fluid-filled sac or pocket (cyst) within or on the surface of an ovary. Ovarian cysts usually disappear in a few months but can cause complications if they don't. Most ovarian cysts don't cause symptoms. In some cases, menstrual irregularities, pain during intercourse or irregular bowel movements can occur.

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.

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GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML

Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Alarsin House, A/32, Street No. 3 , M.I.D.C. Andheri (East) , Mumbai 400 093 INDIA

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GESTOFIT 100MG INJECTION 1ML

MRP: 170.60

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