Microgest (Micronised Progesterone)
What is Microgest (Micronised Progesterone) used for?
Microgest (Micronised Progesterone) is an oral medication prescribed to women to regulate menstrual cycles, reduce the occurrence of menopause symptoms, or for the treatment of endometriosis. It contains the female hormone progesterone and operates by restoring balance to reduced levels of this substance. Your physician may also recommend this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Microgest (Micronised Progesterone)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Microgest (Micronised Progesterone) to get the best results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken each day, but the best dosage will be determined based on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed whole and unaltered with a full glass of water. Never split or crush the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Microgest (Micronised Progesterone)?
Side effects associated with the use of Microgest (Micronised Progesterone) include:
Side effects that may require emergency medical attention are swelling of the extremities, irregular heartbeats, severe headaches, numbness or weakness, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, trouble breathing, flu symptoms, lump in the breast, darkened urine, discolored stools, or jaundice. Inform your physician as soon as you experience any unusual or worrying symptoms to make sure the correct alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more problems from occurring.
Do not begin using Microgest (Micronised Progesterone) if you are a male or a female who is pregnant, suspected of pregnancy, attempting to conceive, breastfeeding, or if you have a history of breast cancer, recent stroke caused by a blood clot, a history of blood clots, recent heart attack, unexplained vaginal bleeding, cancer of the genitals, or severely decreased liver function. Also disclose if you have diabetes, photosensitivity, epilepsy, heart disease, hypertension, migraines, a history of depression, decreased kidney function, or decreased liver function. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Microgest (Micronised Progesterone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.