Susten 100 mg Capsule
Susten 100 MG 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.
Susten 100mg Capsule
Description Of Susten 100mg Capsule
Susten 100 MG 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 100mg Capsule Chemical Name
Susten 100mg Capsule Manufacturer
- Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
Uses of Susten 100mg Capsule
- Post menopausal hormonal replacement therapy
- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
- Endometrial hyperplasia
- Progesterone deficiency during pregnancy
- Premenstrual syndrome
What is Susten 100mg Capsule?
Susten 100 MG 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 100 MG 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.
How Susten 100mg Capsule working
Susten 100 mg 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 oestrogen when used for the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms.
How is Susten 100mg Capsule used?
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 100 mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is to be taken with food.
Susten 100mg Capsule Indications
Take Susten 100 MG Capsule as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all dosing instruction mentioned on the label. It is advised to take this medicine at bedtime with sufficient quantity of water. Do not take this medicine for durations shorter or longer than recommended by your doctor. You are advised to regularly examine your breasts for the presence of lumps while using this medicine.
Susten 100mg Capsule Dosage
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.
Contraindication Of Susten 100mg Capsule
Adverse effects Of Susten 100mg Capsule
- Rise in body temperature
- Breast engorgement
- Esophageal reflux
- Mood swings may occur
- Irregular bleeding or amenorrhoea
- Long term use of progestin in hormone replacement therapy may increase the risk of breast cancer
- Blood sugar may rise
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Susten 100mg Capsule
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.
Storage Conditions for Susten 100mg Capsule
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 Capsule.