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Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule(s) in Strip
220.99*
MRP 269.50
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Progesterone(200.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR FEMALE INFERTILITY

Medical Description

Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule contains micronized progesterone as its active ingredient. This medicine is used for the treatment of gynaecological disorders associated with inadequate levels of ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • For the treatment of premenstrual syndrome, absence of menses, irregular menses and abnormal uterine bleeding.
  • To support the early phase of pregnancy in women who have experienced vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy and have inadequate or low levels of progesterone.
  • For the treatment of infertility, preventing preterm delivery and mood disorder following childbirth.
  • Hormone replacement therapy in women having menopause. It is given along with estrogen to post-menopausal women.
  • This medicine is also used to support pregnancy and fertility outcomes during assisted reproductive procedures.
contraindications

Contraindications of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the medicine.
  • If you have or ever had breast cancer.
  • If you experience abnormal vaginal bleeding which is not being treated.
  • If you recently had a heart attack or stroke.
  • If you have a blood clotting disorder such as thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis (clots in blood vessels of legs) and blood clots in the lungs.
  • If you have any liver disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Drowsiness, abdominal bloating and breast tenderness when taken orally.
  • Soreness, diarrhoea, flatulence and irritation or dryness when used via the vaginal or rectal route.
  • Short menstrual cycle or intermittent bleeding or spotting.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine can be taken during pregnancy if it is prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass into the breastmilk, however, its effect on breastfed infants is unknown. Consult your doctor for further advice.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule?
A:
This medicine can make you feel drowsy and sleepy, caution is advised while driving or using machines if affected.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule?
A:
There is no known interaction between this medicine and alcohol. Consult your doctor if you drink too often. Consumption of alcohol during pregnancy should be avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience abnormal vaginal bleeding or have a vaginal infection.
  • You have epilepsy, migraine, asthma, liver, heart or kidney dysfunction, diabetes, photosensitivity and you are a breastfeeding mother, careful observation is required.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

This medicine contains a man-made form of the female hormone progesterone. Progesterone plays a key role in regulating the menstrual cycle and maintaining pregnancy. This medicine works by replenishin...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule must be used as directed by your doctor.
  • Macgest if prescribed by your doctor for oral use, then it should be taken one hour before or after the meal.
  • If you are advised for vaginal use, then wash hands before use. Use the applicator for inserting the medicine into the vagina. Do not use any other product on the vagina.
interactions

Interactions of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines affect the way Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule works or Macgest itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, herbals you are currently taking or might take before taking this medicine.
  • Especially, if you are taking an antifungal medicine containing ketoconazole inform your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Store it in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Macgest 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Symptoms of an overdose include drowsiness, dizziness, sleepiness or painful menst...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule should be taken?

  • If you are advised to take it orally, then the Macgest Oral/Vaginal/Rectal Capsule can be taken one hour before or after taking food when it needs to be taken orally.
  • If you are advised for vaginal use, then wash hands before use. Use the applicator for inserting the medicine into the vagina. Do not use any other product on the vagina.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsProgesterone(200.0 Mg)
UsesGyenocological disorders
Side effectsDrowsiness, bloating, diarrhoea, spotting, breast tenderness
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 07:10 PM (IST)
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