Gestone 8% Vaginal gel

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Gestone 8% Vaginal gel Information

Gestone 8% Vaginal gel is a prescription medicine that is available as a Gel. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Female Infertility, Hormonal Imbalance. The alternative uses of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel include Back Pain, Increased Glucose level in the blood. While these are the most often observed Gestone 8% Vaginal gel side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Gestone 8% Vaginal gel's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Gestone 8% Vaginal gel related warnings talks about Gestone 8% Vaginal gel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer must refrain from the use of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Gestone 8% Vaginal gel are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Gestone 8% Vaginal gel have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Gestone 8% Vaginal gel is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Gestone 8% Vaginal gel Benefits & Uses

Gestone 8% Vaginal gel is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Gestone 8% Vaginal gel Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Amenorrhea
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 90 mg
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Gestone 8% Vaginal gel Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel safe for pregnant women?


    Gestone can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Gestone, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Gestone. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel on the Kidneys?


    Gestone has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel on the Liver?


    Gestone can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel on the Heart?


    Gestone is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Gestone 8% Vaginal gel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gestone 8% Vaginal gel unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Gestone 8% Vaginal gel

  • Is this Gestone 8% Vaginal gel habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Gestone 8% Vaginal gel since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Gestone 8% Vaginal gel is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Gestone 8% Vaginal gel cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Gestone 8% Vaginal gel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Gestone 8% Vaginal gel


    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Gestone 8% Vaginal gel with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Gestone 8% Vaginal gel


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Gestone 8% Vaginal gel and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Gestone 8% Vaginal gel

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Gestone with thyroids medication

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

It is always recommended to take different hormones at a different time to prevent interactions. Thyroid medications are lifelong drugs which when not taken can lead to serious consequences. Space both the hormones in consultation with your gynaecologist.

Question over 5 years ago

Can Gestone cause anxiety?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

No, Gestone doesn't cause anxiety. Instead, it alleviates anxiety by getting metabolized into allopregnanolone which has calming effects.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Gestone cause bleeding?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, it may cause bleeding in some women of child-bearing (21-45) age while they are taking Gestone. But it has been observed that pregnant women may experience uterine bleeding due to the low progesterone levels. Hence taking this hormone may rectify low progesterone levels. 

Question about 5 years ago

Is Gestone a steroid?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes,Gestone is a naturally produced steroid hormone which is produced by the ovaries in a female body, during the second half of the menstrual cycle.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Gestone cause hair loss?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Gestone has been reported to cause testosterone like side effects such as loss of hair and acne in some patients. Intake of few hormones can actually shrink and damage the hair follicles. if you are experiencing hair loss along with Gestone seek medical advice instantly.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prometrium (progesterone)

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