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Gestakind Sr Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 71.50
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Medical Description

Gestakind Sr Tablet is used for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease to increase blood flow in the blood vessels. It contains isoxsuprine, which is a vasodilating agent that works by widening ...
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ContainsIsoxsuprine(40.0 Mg)
UsesPremature labour and Peripheral vascular disease
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, nervousness, weakness, dizziness
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Uses of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Gestakind Sr Tablet is used for the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases such as arteriosclerosis, Buerger's disease and Raynaud's disease.

Contraindications of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to isoxsuprine or any of the ingredients of Gestakind Sr Tablet.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have fast/irregular heartbeats.
  • If you have any recent bleeding conditions.

Side effects of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Nausea Vomiting Nervousness Weakness Dizziness Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gestakind Sr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gestakind Sr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid the use of this medicine if you are breastfeeding as there is no information is available on the use of Gestakind Sr Tablet during breastfeeding. Consult with your doctor before breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gestakind Sr Tablet?
A:
You can drive, except if you are feeling dizzy after taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medication?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Gestakind Sr Tablet. But it is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with this medicine as it can make you dizzy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have any underlying medical conditions like heart-related disorder, bleeding disorder, glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes). You have recently delivered a baby. You have an active bleed...
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Mode of Action of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Gestakind Sr Tablet works by widening the vascular smooth muscles and increasing blood flow to certain parts of the body.

Directions for Use of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Use Gestakind Sr Tablet as advised by your doctor. This medication is taken with or without food. Do not chew, crush or break it.

Interactions of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Gestakind Sr Tablet may interact with other medicines or sometimes other medicines may interfere with Gestakind Sr Tablet if taken along.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or any vaccination scheduled.
  • Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • Especially, if you are on certain medications like antihypertensives, antipsychotics like risperidone, muscle relaxant like tizanidine, etc.

Storage and disposal of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Store Gestakind Sr Tablets in a clean & dry place, away from kids and pets

Dosage of Gestakind Sr 40 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you think you have taken too much of this medicine. Always carry the package of the Tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

Consume the missed dose immediately after you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed one and continue with your regular Gestakind Sr Tablet dosage schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Gestakind Sr a blood thinner?

A: No, Gestakind Sr is not a blood thinner. It is a vasodilator that helps to widen your blood vessels and increase blood flow.

Q: What are the side effects of Gestakind Sr?

A: Nausea, vomiting, nervousness, weakness, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, etc are few common side effects that an individual might experience after taking this medicine. If you feel such kind of bothersome symptoms persistently, immediately inform your doctor.

Q: Can Gestakind Sr be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Take Gestakind Sr exactly as told by the doctor. It can be taken with or after meals. But it is advised to take it the usual time each day for optimum results.

Q: How long does it take for Gestakind Sr to work?

A: This medicine usually starts working within an hour after its oral intake. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Q: What is the dose of Gestakind Sr?

A: The dose and duration of this medicine will be decided by your doctor after careful assessment of your underlying condition. Please do not modify the dose or stop it before the prescribed duration, even if you feel better.
Product Details
Brand
GESTAKIND SR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 07 May 2022 | 02:39 PM (IST)
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