PROGYNOVA 2MG contains Estradiol which belongs to Estrogen derivative. It is a Hormone replacement therapy (HRT). As age progresses, ovaries make less hormones and will no longer produce it after you have been through the menopause. It can be used in peri- and postmenopausal women. During the menopause, the amount of the oestrogen produced by a woman?s body drops. This can cause symptoms such as hot face, neck and chest (“hot flushes”). This medicine helps in relieving these symptoms after menopause. After the menopause some women may develop fragile bones (osteoporosis). If you are at an increased risk of fractures due to osteoporosis and other medicines are not suitable for you, you can use It is used to prevent osteoporosis after menopause.
Take PROGYNOVA 2MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food. This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms occuring after menopause and prevents osteoporosis. It is for use in postmenopausal women only. The common side effects are swollen breast, headache and nausea. Before using, tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems. It is not recommended for use in adolescents or children.
USES OF PROGYNOVA 2MG
Relieve the symptoms occuring after menopause and prevents osteoporosis
HOW PROGYNOVA 2MG WORKS
PROGYNOVA 2MG acts on the on the estrogen receptors to relieve vasomotor systems (such as hot flashes) and urogenital symptoms. It also prevents osteoporosis.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take PROGYNOVA 2MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PROGYNOVA 2MG
- Allergic reactions
• Migraine or unusually severe headaches, or signs of stroke
• Yellowing of your skin or eyes
- Stomach pain
- Application site reactions
- Tender, painful or swollen breasts
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.
Place a warm bottle or heated bag on your abdomen. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of clear fluids and water. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of clear fluids and water.
Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods.
WARNING & PRECAUTION
PROGYNOVA 2MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
PROGYNOVA 2MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
This medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to driving or using machines.
PROGYNOVA 2MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult doctor for advice.
PROGYNOVA 2MG is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Estradiol.
PROGYNOVA 2MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult doctor for advice.
Inform your doctor if you have or had,
Unexplained vaginal bleeding
High blood pressure
Migraine or severe headaches
Systemic lupus erythematosus
A disease affecting the eardrum and hearing
Increase fat levels in blood
Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,
Barbiturates, phenytoin, primidone, carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine, topiramate and felbamate (used for epilepsy)
Rifampicin, rifabutin (used to treat tuberculosis)
Nevirapine, efavirenz, ritonavir and nelfinavir (used to treat HIV infection)
St Johns Wort (herbal medicine)
Griseofulvin, fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole and voriconazole (used to treat fungal infection)
Clarithromycin and erythromycin (treats bacterial infections)
Verapamil and diltiazem (used to treat heart diseases)
Drug : Estradiol
Pharmacological Category : Estrogen derivative
Therapeutic Indication : Relieve the symptoms occuring after menopause and prevents osteoporosis
Dosage Forms : Tablet, Gel, Patch
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.