Allygest Tablet

Allygest Tablet is manufactured by Nuvista Pharma Ltd. Allygest Tablet contains 5 mg Allystrenol. It is Female Sex hormones class drug.

Allylestrenol is a synthetic progesterone derivative that is used to treat threatened pregnancies. It can stop occurring premature labor and can help women give birth to a healthy newborn. It stimulates the secretory phase in myometrium, creates conditions for development of fertilized ovum. It has a tocolytic effect; reduces sensitivity of myometrium to oxytocin. It stimulates the development of acinus of mammary glands, secretory activity of trophoblasts, and development of aldosterone by adrenal glands. Allylestrenol also has a selection of β-adrenergic effect. In this way, it stimulates the synthesis of the body's placental progesterone, therefore increasing the secretion of placental hormones.

Uses

Allygest is used for:

  • Intra Uterine Growth Retardation (IUGR)
  • Threatened abortion
  • Habitual abortion
  • Threatened premature delivery
Brand Name: Allygest
Generic: Allystrenol
Weight: 5 mg
Type: Tablet
Therapeutic Class: Female Sex hormones
Manufacturer: Nuvista Pharma Ltd
Price: 10.81
Last Updated: November 19, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Dosage

Allygest contains Allystrenol 5 mg. Allygest Dosage:

Intra Uterine Growth Retardation: 1 tablet three times a day at least two months. Dose to be reduced if symptoms improve. 

Threatened abortion: 1 tablet three times daily until symptoms disappear.

Habitual abortion: 1-2 tablets daily as soon as pregnancy is diagnosed. The administration should be continued for at least one month after the end of the critical period.

Threatened premature delivery: Dosage must be determined individually. High dosages (up to 40 mg daily) have been used.

In case of a missed dose, it should be taken as soon as the patient remembers & she should continue the regular dosing schedule. A double dose is not recommended.

 

Side Effects

Treatment with Allylestrenol (especially a long term treatment) is known to cause some gastrointestinal complaints such as vomiting, nausea, and sometimes epigastric discomfort.

Precaution

Patients with the following conditions should be cautious: Heart disease, congestive heart failure, sick sinus syndrome, coronary artery disease, seizures, epilepsy, renal dysfunction, migraine headaches, or breathing diseases including asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD, breast-feeding.

Allygest

Interaction

 

Pregnancy Lactation use

Allylestrenol is specifically designed to be taken during pregnancy. It should be discontinued after delivery as it may affect a nursing infant to a small but noticeable degree.

Contraindication

Hypersensitivity; thrombophlebitis; undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, incomplete abortion, hormone-dependent carcinoma, cerebral apoplexy, as a diagnostic test for pregnancy; severe hepatic impairment.

Special Warning

USE IN CHILDREN: It should not be used for children younger than 16 years old.

Acute Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include unusual drowsiness; rapid pulse; fainting; unusual muscle movement or rigidity of the face, neck, or limbs; seizures; and loss of consciousness.

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Store in a cool & dry place protected from light & moisture. Keep out of reach of the children