Brief overview of Progynon Depot - 10 mg/ 1ml Injection
Progynon Depot 10mg/ 1ml injection is a pharmaceutical preparation that comprises of generic Estradiol Valerate as the major component that is used as a treatment in hormone replacement of estrogen during menopause. Moreover, Progynon is also effective in preventing osteoporosis as an effect of the postmenopausal symptom. Estrogen production declines when a woman encounters menopause stage. Thus, Progynonassists in relieving the postmenopausal symptoms of hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, headaches, sleeplessness, and mood swings.
Dosing regimen of Progynon Depot - 10 mg/ 1ml Injection
Progynon is available in the form of oral pills generally in the pack of 28 pills, which are meant to be taken via oral route with the help of water consumptionregardless of the food. The generally advised dose for treating prostate cancer in adults when they have androgen-dependent, progressing or inoperable cancer is 10 mg for three times a day for at least 3 months.An oral dose of Progynon pills for the treatment of osteoporosis postmenopausal women is 0.5 mg in a day in a cyclic regimen as 23 days on and 5 days off.Progynon should not be taken in overdose.
The most suitable dose depends on the patient's conditions and the treatment meant to be treated. The patients are generally advised to take the pill each day at the same without missing any dose.
Side effects of Progynon Depot - 10 mg/ 1ml Injection
- Breast tenderness and pain
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rashes
Precautionary measures while taking Progynon Depot - 10 mg/ 1ml Injection
- Progynon use is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation, in children and in geriatric persons, also in the case of diabetes, asthma, migraine, or epilepsy.
- Progynon should not be taken if you have hypersensitivity towards any constituent of Progynova drug, during abnormal vaginal bleeding, in breast cancer, liver, kidney, or heart disorder.
- The risk of breast cancer may develop if Progynon hormone replacement therapy continues for a longer term.
- Smoking and alcohol intake should be prohibited whiletaking Progynon drug.