Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
By MERCK LIMITED
1.125g Vaginal Gel in Tube
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Crinone 8% Vaginal gel is a medicine used for the treatment of infertility due to inadequate levels or production of the female hormone progesterone or during assisted fertility procedures. Crinone 8% Vaginal gel contains a female hormone progesterone as its active ingredient.
Uses of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
- For the treatment of infertility due to inadequate production of progesterone.
- During assisted fertilisation procedure (in-vitro) to help you get pregnant.
Contraindications of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
If you are allergic to the active substance or any of the other ingredients of Crinone gel. If you are experiencing unexplained bleeding in the vagina. If you have a blood related hereditary disease called porphyria leading to a build-up of certain chemicals related to red blood cell proteins. If you have any blood clotting related disorders such as thrombophlebtis, stroke or blockage in blood vessels. If you have any type of cancer (breast cancer or cancer of genital organs). If you have or had a missed abortion (your baby has died inside the womb).
Side effects of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
- Breast tenderness
- Burning sensation
Precautions and Warnings of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
Can I use the Crinone 8% Vaginal gel during pregnancy?
This gel is usually not used during pregnancy. However, if it was used for assisting pregnancy you may be asked to use it to support your new pregnancy.
Can I use the Crinone 8% Vaginal gel while breastfeeding?
This gel should not be used while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have used the Crinone 8% Vaginal gel?
It does not affect your driving abilities.
Can I consume alcohol while using the Crinone 8% Vaginal gel?
There is no interaction known between this gel and alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have liver, heart or kidney problems.
- You have diabetes or asthma.
- You have brain-related disorders such as epilepsy or mood disorders or migraine.
- You experience unexpected bleeding after using this gel.
Mode of Action of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
How Does It Work?
It works by imitating the action of a naturally produced hormone progesterone and helps maintain an adequate level of progesterone in the body. Progesterone is super important for successful fertilisation or pregnancy.
Directions for Use of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
- Use Crinone gel exactly as your doctor has told you.
- Wash your hands before and after each use.
- This gel is meant to be used only in your vagina and usually comes with a pre-filled applicator.
- Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure how to use the applicator.
Interactions of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way this gel works or Crinone gel itself can affect the way certain medicines work. Do not use Crinone gel at the same time as any other medicines that are inserted into your vagina.read less
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, herbals or supplements you have recently taken, currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
Storage and disposal of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
- Store it below 25°C, away from light and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Crinone 8% Tube Of 1.125gm Vaginal Gel
You are unlikely to take an extra dose or quantity of this gel as it comes with a pre-filled applicator containing the exact dose of this medicine.
Missed a Dose
Do not use a double dose of this gel to make up for a forgotten application. If you forget to use Crinone gel on one day, please continue as usual with your normal application schedule on the following day.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Crinone gel cause bleeding?
A: Yes, it may cause occasional spotting in some women. However, not everyone who is using this medicine gets this side effect.
Q: What is the difference between Crinone gel and Cyclogest?
A: Crinone gel is a preparation that has to be applied inside the vagina, Cyclogest comes in a form of a vaginal pessary. Both of these medicine contains progesterone as their active ingredient. However, the use of both these medicines is different. Crinone gel is used to give you extra progesterone in the treatment of infertility or when you are having an assisted fertility procedure. Cyclogest is used for the treatment of pre-menstrual and postnatal mood disorders and sometimes also used to supply extra progesterone during assisted reproductive procedures.
Last Updated on: 09 Mar 2021 | 11:39 AM (IST)
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