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Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 203.50
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Allylestrenol(5.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
Drugs For Premature Labour Prevention

Medical Description

Gestin Tablet is used to prevent miscarriage and premature labour. It is also used for gynaecological disorders such as amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, and premenstrual syndrome. It contains Allyl
estrenol as an active ingredient which is a man-made form of the female hormone progesterogne. This medicine works by imitating the actions of the natural hormone progesterone and is used for the treatment of menstrual & gynaecological disorder due to imbalance in the hormonal levels. It is not recommended for female children below 16 years. It is advised to discuss with your physician if you ever had undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, abortion, or any kind of heart or kidney-related problems before taking this medicine.
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Uses of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • To prevent repeated pregnancy loss or miscarriage, premature delivery/labour.
  • To prevent Intra Uterine Growth Retardation (poor growth of a fetus during pregnancy).
  • For the treatment of menstrual problems such as amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, and premenstrual syndrome.

Contraindications of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to any component of this medicine.
  • If you have a liver-related problem.
  • If you ever had an undiagnosed bleeding, internal bleeding in the brain.
  • If you have hormone-dependent cancer like breast cancer, prostate cancer.

Side effects of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Visual disturbance
  • Ulcer in eyes
  • Bulging of eyes

Precautions and Warnings of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets


Can I take Gestin during pregnancy?
Gestin is used to prevent miscarriage as well as for maintaining pregnancy. It is used to avoid repeated loss of pregnancy. But it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Gestin while breastfeeding?
This medicine is used only in certain pregnancy-related complications, hence it is advised to discontinue this medicine after delivery, as it may affect the breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Gestin?
This medicine does not affect your ability to drive or use machinery. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Gestin?
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, if you consume alcohol too often discuss it with your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any kind of heart diseases.
  • You are breastfeeding or experience migraine headaches.
  • You have a sinus problem, breathing difficulty, asthma or infection of the lungs or airways.
  • You have kidney dysfunction or a serious liver-related disorder.

Mode of Action of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Gestin Tablet contains Allylestrenol that works by imitating the action of the natural hormones progesterone. It helps in regulating the normal functions of the uterus. Gestin Tablet also supports the
healthy development of the baby and stimulates the secretion of natural progesterone.
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Directions for Use of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gestin Tablet should be taken as instructed by your treating doctor.

Interactions of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Gestin Tablet may affect the way other medicine
s work, and other medicines may affect how Gestin works.
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Storage and disposal of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store the medicine below 30°C temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Gestin 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets


Symptoms of overdose include drowsiness, palpitation, faintness, unusual muscle movement of the face and neck, fits, loss of consciousness. If you experience any symptoms or side effects, contact your
doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking this medicine, take it as soon as possible. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Gestin during pregnancy?

A: Yes, you can only if prescribed by a doctor. Gestin is used for preventing threatened miscarriage and premature labour and hence it can be used during pregnancy.

Q: Does Gestin tablet help you get periods?

A: Yes, Gestin tablet is prescribed for the management of amenorrhea (absence of periods in your reproductive age). However, this medicine should only be used under medical supervision.

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ContainsAllylestrenol(5.0 Mg)
UsesMiscariage, premature labour
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, eye probelm, stomach discomfort
Last Updated on: 07 Apr 2021 | 08:26 AM (IST)
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