Susten 200 Soft Gelatin Capsule
- Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Prometrium
- Generic Brands : Progesterone
Susten 200mg Capsule is obtained from plant sources and has a similar action to the female hormone, progesterone. It is used to correct menstrual disorders caused due to a deficiency of this hormone in the body. It is also used as a component in hormone replacement therapy and for maintenance of early pregnancy under specific circumstances.
Susten 200mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is a progesterone (female hormone). It works on the lining of the uterus and helps to establish and maintain pregnancy in infertile women. It helps in protecting the uterus from the negative effects of estrogen when used for the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms.
Susten 200mg Capsule is a medication that is used in hormone replacement therapy. This means that it is orally administered into women’s bodies when they do not produce enough progesterone. It reduces menopause symptoms and the risk of cancer of the uterus. It corrects menstrual disorders in women and can also be used as contraception. Susten 200mg Capsule, belonging to a group of medications called Progestins, works by inducing some changes in endometrium and decreasing the level of estrogen in the uterus.
There are few side effects of using Susten 200mg Capsule. Some of them include nausea, diarrhoea, mood swings, abdominal pain, flatulence, rash, itching, sleepiness, vomitting and dizziness. More serious side effects may include chest pain and discomfort, difficulty in passing urine, great lumps, fever and chills, blurred or loss of vision and convolutions.
You should not use Susten 200mg Capsule if you are allergic to it, or have a heart, blood vessel, or liver disorder. You should not use it If you have had a miscarriage, experience abnormal vaginal bleeding, are pregnant or have breast cancer. This medicine is not to be given to children. A few other medicines can interact with Susten 200mg Capsule like carbamazepine, ketoconazole, insulin, phenobarbital, venetociax and edoxaban. Therefore, it is advisable to inform your doctor if you take any other medications.
Doctors recommend to take this medicine at bedtime with sufficient amount of water for as long as prescribed. The duration of action of each dose is based on factors like your age, dosage form, etc. In case of overdosing contact your doctor immediately.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Susten 200mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is to be taken with food.
Drugs that interact with Progesterone include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
The following are the most common side effects of Progesterone:
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
Susten is a natural progesterone available as a micronized formulation which helps in better absorption of this medicine when taken orally.
Susten should be taken with food.
It helps increase chances of getting pregnant when used in women with infertility.
It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Progesterone or similar drugs.
Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on Progesterone.
Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Discontinuing the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
Do not exceed the dose more than prescribed.
Be cautious while using Progesterone if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
You are advised not to use Progesterone if it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering, or there is discolouration.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Contact your doctor if you have missed more than one dose. Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. The short-term effects of an overdose could be a headache, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.
Susten 200mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is used in the treatment of female infertility and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).
This medication is given in a clinic and will not be stored at home.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.