Geston is a synthetic progesterone derivative that is used in the treatment of recurrent miscarriages (pregnancy loss) and premature labor. Geston can ... View More
Uses of Geston
Side effects of Geston
How to use Geston
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Geston may be taken with o... View More
How Geston works
Geston is a progestin (female hormone). It helps in maintaining pregnancy by promoting the attachment of the embryo to lining of the womb and improving ... View More
Adult: PO 5 mg 3 times/day for 5-7 days.
Enhanced clearance with enzyme-inducing drugs eg, carbamazepine, griseofulvin, phenobarbital, phenytoin and rifampicin. Ketoconazole may increase bioava... View More
Discontinue medications if there is sudden partial or complete loss of vision, proptosis or diplopia; migraine and embolic disorders; epilepsy, migraine... View More
clinically it is proven that Allylestrenol is safe during pregnancy & has no teratogenic effect on fetus in any trimester.
Allylestrenol is similar to that of natural progesterone. It prepares the uterus for receiving the fertilised ovum and suppresses uterine motility.
Mode of Action
Administration May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals if GI upset occurs.
Threatened miscarriage, Premature labor
Pregnancy Category Note
GI disturbances, appetite/weight change; fluid retention, oedema; acnes, skin rash, urticaria; depression, headache, fever, fatigue; breast changes, hir... View More
Hypersensitivity; thrombophleobitis; undiagnosed vag bleeding, incomplete abortion, hormone-dependent carcinoma, cerebral apoplexy, as a diagnostic test... View More
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