Susten 400 Soft Gelatin Capsule
- Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Prometrium
- Generic Brands : Progesterone
Susten 400 Capsule is used for Recurrent miscarriage, Absence of a menstrual period, Uterine bleeding, Recurrent abortion, Bleeding from the uterus and other conditions. Susten 400 Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Susten 400 Capsule contains Progesterone as an active ingredient.
Susten 400 Capsule works by stimulates luteal actions, changes in uterus and vagina.
Sun Pharma manufactures Susten 400 Capsule.
Susten 400mg 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 400 MG Tablet 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 400 MG Tablet, 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 400 MG Tablet. 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 400 MG Tablet 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 400 MG Tablet 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 400mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is to be taken with food.
Dizziness - Use of this medicine can cause dizziness and impair the ability to perform tasks requiring cognition and alertness. Caution is advised while driving or performing other tasks that demand a high level of mental alertness. You are advised to take the medicine at recommended times to avoid any such effect.
Breast cancer - Use of this medicine in conjugation with estradiol for hormone replacement therapy has been associated with instances of breast cancer and hence caution is advised. This medicine should be given with extreme caution to patients with a previous or active case of breast cancer.
Blood clotting disorders - Use of this medicine is not recommended for patients having a clotting disorder. It is advised to undergo a test to confirm if the medicine can be safely used. Report any instance of such disease to the doctor.
Bleeding disorders - Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have severe undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
Fluid retention - Use of this medicine is known to cause mild to moderate amounts of fluid retention in the body. Hence, caution is advised while administering in patients with diseases like epilepsy, asthma, migraine, heart and blood vessel disorders, kidney impairment etc.
Depression - Use of this medicine is known to cause a varying amount of depression in different individuals. It should be carefully prescribed in patients having a history of depression. Use of this medicine should be discontinued if the depressive episode becomes more frequent and severe.
Metabolic disorders - Use of this medicine is known to interfere with the fat and sugar metabolism in the body. it should be prescribed with caution in patients suffering from metabolic disorders like diabetes, high cholesterol etc.
Vision abnormalities - Use of this medicine can cause blurring of vision and other effects on the eye like proptosis, diplopia etc. Patients should be carefully examined to confirm if they can safely use this medicine. Any side effects like blurred vision, excessive drying of eyes should be reported to the doctor.
Other medicine - This medicine can interact with a large number of medicines and hence it is recommended to report the use of all medicines including supplements and herbs to the doctor. The vaginal form of this medicine should be used with other gels or ointments after a sufficient time gap.
Liver disease - This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a liver disease or an impairment of normal liver function.
Peanut allergy - This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to peanuts.
Use during pregnancy - This medicine should be used during pregnancy only when advised by the consulting doctor and the clinical evidence points towards a deficiency of luteal progesterone hormone during the early stages.
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.
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Susten 400 Capsule, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Susten 400 Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Susten 400 Capsule.