Lutanin 5 mg Tablet

Manufactured byMacmillon Pharmaceuticals
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Description

Lutanin 5 mg Tablet is a synthetic progestogen used to treat miscarriages and preterm labor in women. It is not recommended for use in female children under the age of 16 years.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lutanin 5 mg Tablet

  • Change in appetite
  • Fluid Retention
  • Edema
  • Acne
  • Skin rash
  • Depression
  • Headache
  • Changes in libido

Uses of Lutanin 5 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Premature labor
  • Miscarriage
  • Habitual abortion
  • Intrauterine growth retardation
  • Failure of nidation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is considered safe for consumption by pregnant women. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women due to the potential for adverse effects on the breastfed baby.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to allylestrenol.

Incomplete abortion

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients diagnosed with an incomplete abortion.

Severe Hepatic impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of severe liver impairment due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Hormone dependent carcinoma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of hormone-dependent carcinoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Thrombophlebitis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of thrombophlebitis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Cerebral apoplexy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of cerebral apoplexy due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is considered safe for consumption by pregnant women. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women due to the potential for adverse effects on the breastfed baby.
General warnings

Renal dysfunction

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of renal impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of renal function is recommended for such patients. Therapy may need to be discontinued based on the clinical condition.

Breathing disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of breathing disorders such as asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis, etc. due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Therapy may need to be discontinued based on the clinical condition.

Loss of vision

This medicine should be discontinued immediately if you experience any loss of vision, proptosis, or diplopia.

Depression

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of such patients for any change in behavior or mood is recommended. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in children under the age of 16 years since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Operating machinery and Driving vehicles

It is advised to avoid performing activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with Lutanin 5 mg Tablet since this medicine may impair the patient's ability to perform these tasks.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of a suspected overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Griseofulvin

Ketoconazole

Phenytoin

Rifampicin

Phenobarbital

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Lutanin 5 mg Tablet as instructed by the doctor. You can take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It maintains the pregnancy and relaxes the uterine smooth muscles by acting as a substitute for the natural hormone progesterone.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Progestins

Schedule

N/A

Allylestrenol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 1 September 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01431

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 1 September 2017]. Available from:

http://sanzyme.com/ContentDocument/78.pdf

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 20 September 2017]. Available from:

https://www.squarepharma.com.bd/downloads/Geston.pdf
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