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Meprate 5mg Tablet

By SERUM INSTITUTE OF INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 56.50
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Meprate 5 MG Description

Meprate 5mg Tablet contains medroxyprogesterone acetate, which is identical to a hormone called progesterone. It is used to treat several conditions such as amenorrhoea (absence of periods); heavy, i

rregular, or painful periods; abnormal bleeding from the uterus, and endometriosis. Menstrual cycle is regulated by various hormones naturally produced by the body. Medroxyprogesterone, also called as progestin balances out the levels of one such hormone called progesterone. It also causes the lining of uterus to become thinner, which is helpful in treating endometriosis and endometriosis-related pain. You should not take Meprate 5mg tablet without medical advice. This medicine is not recommended in children.

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Product Summary

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ContainsMedroxyprogesterone(5.0 Mg)
UsesAmenorrhea (the absence of menstruation), endometriosis
Side effectsDepression, difficulty sleeping, nervousness, dizziness, acne
TherapyFEMALE HORMONE PILLS
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uses

Uses of Meprate 5 MG

  • Amenorrhea (the absence of menstruation)
  • Heavy, painful, or irregular menstrual cycle
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Endometriosis
contraindications

Contraindications of Meprate 5 MG

  • Known allergy to any ingredients of Meprate tablet
  • Known or suspected pregnancy
  • Known, a history of, or suspected breast cancer
  • Thromboembolic disease (formation of blood clots in the blood vessels)
  • Porphyria (Disorders resulting from build-up of certain chemicals related to red blood cell proteins)
  • Known or a history of liver disease
sideEffects

Side effects of Meprate 5 MG

  • Depression
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Hair loss
  • Acne
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Meprate 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Meprate Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Meprate Tablets is contraindicated for pregnant women, especially in the first trimester because it can increase the risk of genital birth defects. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Meprate Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No, because the contents of Meprate tablets enters into breastmilk. After you give birth, avoid Meprate tablets for at least 6 weeks.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Meprate Tablets?
A:
Meprate tablets have not shown any effect on the driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Meprate Tablets?
A:
Do not consume alcohol with Meprate tablets unless discussed with your doctor.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had blood clots forming in your blood vessels
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You have asthma
  • You have liver problem
  • You have diabetes mellitus
  • You have cholelithiasis
  • You have otosclerosis
  • You have porphyria
  • You have a migraine or severe headache
  • You have systemic lupus erythematosus
  • You have epilepsy
  • You have a history of depression
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Meprate 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Meprate 5mg tablet contains medroxyprogesterone acetate as the active molecule. Also called as progestin, medroxyprogesterone regulates menstrual cycle by balancing out natural progesterone levels in ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Meprate 5 MG

  • Take this medication at a dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets
  • Meprate 5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food
  • Take the tablet at the same time every day
interactions

Interactions of Meprate 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of Meprate 5mg tablets can be altered, when used along with aminoglutethimide, warfarin or other blood-thinning medications, carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, nelfinavir, ritonavir, ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Meprate 5 MG

  • Keep this medication out of children's sight and reach
  • Meprate tablets should not be used after the expiry date
  • Store your tablets at a temperature between 20-25°C
  • Do not dispose of the tablets in wastewater or household garbage
dosage

Dosage of Meprate 5 MG

Overdose

Overdose results in symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, tiredness, withdrawal bleeding, drowsiness, and abdominal pain. Contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immed...
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Missed a Dose

Take Meprate 5mg Tablet as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and resume your regular schedule. Do not increase the dose.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Meprate 5mg Tablet a contraceptive?

A: Meprate 5mg Tablet is not a contraceptive medication. To avoid pregnancy, you should use an effective type of birth control. If you suspect you may have become pregnant while taking the medication, notify your doctor immediately to avoid any harm to the baby.

Q: Does Meprate 5mg Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Meprate 5mg, can cause weight gain as a side effect, especially it you consume in higher doses.

Q: When and how to consume the medicine?

A: Meprate 5mg tablet may increase your risk for developing breast cancer. If you are currently suffering from have a history of cancer, inform your doctor.

Q: Can I consume Meprate 5mg tablet with herbal medicines?

A: Using Meprate 5mg tablet along with St. John's wort, a herbal medicine used to treat depression, can result in decreased activity of Meprate tablets. You must consult your doctor before using any herbal medicines with Meprate tablet.
Product Details
Brand
MEPRATE
Expires on or After
17/07/2024
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 04:11 PM (IST)

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