The drug Susten 200 is capsule formulation that contains progesterone, which is a female sex hormone that is produced from ovaries. This is a female hormone that controls ovulation and menstrual cycle and also known as pregnancy hormone as this promotes the maturation of uterine lining.
The drug is used in medicinal purpose for female those:
Who have attained menopausal symptom without getting the age of menopause due to deficiency of Progesterone hormone.
The drug is also indicated for the HRT hormone replacement therapy for the stopping the overgrowth of uterine line in post menopausal women.
Helps in recurrent miscarriage, amenorrhea,
Normalizing the ovulatory menstrual cycle,
The drug is administered via vaginal/ oral or rectal routes.
Change in uterus and luteal action.
What are the drug contraindications?
If one suffers from hepatic malfunction, she should not take the drug.
Not indicated for a man that is understood.
Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding you should never use the drug.
What are the possible drug-drug interactions?
No potential hazardous interactions have been found yet.
Where to store you medication safe and sound?
You should keep the drug at cool and dry place.
Prevent it from moisture and heat.
What are the modes of administration of Susten 200 soft gel capsule?
The drug can be taken Vaginal or rectal route, supplementation of luteal phase in sterility due to luteal deficiency you may take small dose of 6-12 days may be prescribed during menstrual cycle.
During luteal phase 400-600mg along HCG.
For pregnancy 200-400mg/day
In case of puerperal depression 200-400mg/day after a week of delivery.
What if you have missed your dose?
You should never miss your dose if missed take the missed one when you remember, but if it is close to the next dose then skip the missed dose and carry on with the normal dosing. Never overdose the drug.
What if you have taken overdose of the drug?
The drug is hormone may bring soreness and diarrhea condition and extreme you should seek medical help.
What are the possible side effects seen after medication?
The drug may induce shorten menstrual cycle or may even delay the menstruation cycle.
You may even experience flatulence diarrhea or soreness if taking via rectal route.
What are the precautionary steps one should follow during medication of Susten 200 soft gel capsules?
- If female is using any barrier method for contraception then she should not use vaginal route for administering the drug Susten 200.
- If patient has any vaginal infection then even she should remain out of the use of the medication.
- You can only use the drug up to 1st trimester of pregnancy via vaginal route.
- If one is taking the drug orally they may turn little drowsy so and effect may last for 1- 3 hours. So avoid driving.