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Hypertone Information

Hypertone is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Gel. It is primarily used for the treatment of Female Infertility, Hormonal Imbalance. The alternative uses of Hypertone have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Hypertone is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Hypertone include Back Pain, Increased Glucose level in the blood. While these are the most often observed Hypertone side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Hypertone are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Hypertone is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Hypertone related warnings talks about Hypertone's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Hypertone is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Hypertone are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Hypertone with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Hypertone is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

Hypertone Benefits & Uses

Hypertone is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Hypertone 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
  • 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

Hypertone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Hypertone is used -


  • Chest Pain
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Anaphylactic reaction
  • Suicidal behavior



  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased appetite
  • Decreased libido
  • Abdominal distension
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • पेट दर्द
  • Hair Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Acne
  • Diarrhoea
  • Altered menstrual cycle
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Maculopapular rash


  • Back Pain
  • Increased Glucose level in the blood

Hypertone Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Hypertone safe for pregnant women?

    Hypertone may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Hypertone again without your doctor's advice.

  • Is the use of Hypertone safe during breastfeeding?

    Hypertone may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Hypertone, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Hypertone.

  • What is the effect of Hypertone on the Kidneys?

    Hypertone rarely affects the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Hypertone on the Liver?

    The liver can be affected by Hypertone. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Hypertone only after medical advice.

  • What is the effect of Hypertone on the Heart?

    Side effects of Hypertone rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Hypertone with Other Drugs

Hypertone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -




Hypertone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Hypertone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Hypertone

  • Is this Hypertone habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Hypertone has not been reported.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Hypertone does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

  • Is it safe?

    Hypertone is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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

    There is no benefit of taking Hypertone for mental disorders.


Hypertone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Hypertone

    There is no information on the effects of taking Hypertone with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Hypertone

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Hypertone and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.


Frequently asked Questions about Hypertone

Question over 3 years ago

Does Hypertone cause hair loss?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Hypertone 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 Hypertone seek medical advice instantly.

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Hypertone cause acne?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, acne has been reported in people taking Hypertone. However, the role of Hypertone remains unclear in acne formation because of lack of exact scientific research on the same.

Question almost 4 years ago

How to take [Medicine?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Hypertone is available in oral form as well as in topical form as a cream. The medicine should be taken as prescribed by the physician.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can Hypertone cause anxiety?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take Hypertone during periods?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

If your period starts while taking Hypertone, it is important to continue with the medication till the 14th day. However, the next progesterone cycle should be started after 14 days after the beginning of the flow. In case you feel any discomfort while taking progesterone during your period cycle do not hesitate to inform your doctor. 

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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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

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