Strone-Susten 200 Softgel Capsules-Progesterone

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Strone-Susten 200 Softgel Capsules-Progesterone

Generic: Progesterone

Manufacturer: Cipla

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PROMETRIUM 200mg medication is alike to the female hormone progesterone that is naturally synthesized in body. Drug is used to replace the hormone in such condition when your body is not making it sufficiently. In women who are not pregnant and not going in the phase of menopause, PROMETRIUM is used to reinstate usual menstrual periods that have stopped for several months (amenorrhea). Also, Progesterone is applied as a part of combination hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with estrogens to reduce menopause symptoms (e.g., hot flashes). Progesterone is added to estrogen replacement therapy to reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus.

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  • How the treatment with PROMETRIUM 200mg Capsules should be used?

The treatment with PROMETRIUM must be used in direction of gynecologist for assuring maximum health benefits. Before starting PROMETRIUM for any health benefits patient must know the precautions and warnings associated with the treatment. Regular recommended dose of progesterone in females experiencing menstrual irregularities is 200 mg daily. It should be taken before going to bed for the last 14 days of estrogen treatment per cycle. Your doctor may adjust your dosage according to your symptoms. In women who are already on high dose of estrogen treatment the required dose of progesterone may increase to 300 mg per day. Perhaps your doctor suggests you to take this drug in divided dosage such as if the recommended dose are 300 mg daily, you may be told to take 200 mg at bedtime and the remaining 100 mg may be taken 2 hours after breakfast for the last 12 to 14 days of estrogen treatment per cycle.

  • What are the usual instructions that I should follow while taking PROMETRIUM 200mg Capsules?

After medical consultation you can be prescribed with PROMETRIUM 200mg Capsules for mainly two reasons i.e. avoid abnormal buildup of the uterine lining or to restore menstrual periods. In both conditions the dosages and other instructions for use may differ. Do not make any change in dose strengths or frequency of taking it. You must stick to the guideline of use for whole duration of treatment as per prescriptions instructions. Also, do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms or might worsen your health.

  • In what conditions the treatment with PROMETRIUM 200mg Capsules should not be used?

The treatment with PROMETRIUM 200mg Capsules should not be used by anyone with following health conditions:

»        Patient has allergies to progesterone, peanuts (the capsules contain peanut oil), or any other ingredients of this drug

»        Patient is pregnant or may become pregnant or breastfeeding a baby

Other than the above, patient with following health conditions should also use this treatment with caution strictly in supervision of a doctor:

»        should have a history of blood clots (e.g., pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis) or blood clotting disorders

»        have a tumour dependent on progesterone or estrogen (e.g., breast or endometrial cancer)

»        have active liver disease

»        have classical migraines

»        have endometrial hyperplasia (overgrowth of the lining of the uterus)

»        have had suffer heart attack or a stroke, or heart disease

»        have partial or complete loss of vision due to blood vessel disease of the eye

»        have unexplained abnormal vaginal bleeding.

  •      Does PROMETRIUM interact with any food or drugs?

Like other medicinal products PROMETRIUM may also interact with your other medications. The interactions between treatments sometimes end up with unwanted results that may affect your recovery of health. To avoid drug or food interaction with PROMETRIUM, you should discuss all your current prescriptions and allergies (if you have any) with the prescriber. Some of the known interactions with PROMETRIUM are listed here:

  • barbiturates (e.g., phenobarbital)
  • carbamazepine
  • colchicine
  • dabigatran
  • everolimus
  • ketoconazole
  • phenytoin
  • rifabutin
  • rifampin
  • topotecan

The list of possible interactions doesn’t end with these few medicines. Your doctor can guide you the risks and benefits of using the treatment with PROMETRIUM according to your health condition.

What I should know before starting treatment with PROMETRIUM?

Before starting treatment with PROMETRIUM, patient should know about safety and efficacy of this treatment. The treatment may cause few mild kind of by effects in patient such as

  • nausea,
  • breast tenderness,
  • blurred vision,
  • headache,
  • bloating,
  • change in vaginal discharge,
  • dizziness,
  • mood swings, and
  • drowsiness.

Other than the above, in rare cases few serious nature side effects are also reported with this medication in patients. Patient should be watchful for any unusual symptoms or if any of the above health condition becomes persistent. In such case patient must contact doctor at the earliest possibility.