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Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Mifepristone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 27, 2019

Pregnot medication helps in terminating early pregnancy. It is taken in combination with misoprostol. This tablet is a synthetic steroid which functions by interfering the hormone that helps pregnancy to continue.

Before taking this tablet, discuss with your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within this medication or any other medicine.
  • You are pregnant outside your uterus region.
  • You are taking any anticoagulants.
  • You are taking any prescriptive or non-prescriptive drugs, herbal medications, dietary supplements.
  • You are going to take anesthesia.
  • You are older than 35 years.
  • You smoke 10 or more cigarettes.
  • You have asthma, liver, kidney or lung diseases.

The dosage for this medication will be prescribed by your doctor depending on your age, weight, health and current condition. After 7 days, you must visit your doctor to check if you are still pregnant. Also track the quantity and frequency of the bleeding.

The medication is utilised for the treatment of conditions like

Some of the side effects caused by this medication are

  • Heavy Vaginal Bleeding

  • Infections

  • Unusual Tiredness And Weakness

  • Abdominal Pain And Cramps

  • Uterine Cramping

  • Dizziness

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 7-10 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    This medicine is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream upon oral administration and reaches the peak levels within 1-2 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women mustn consult doctor before using this medication.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected.

This medicine blocks the effect of progesterone by competitively binding to the specific receptors and sensitizing the inner linings of the uterus inducing bleeding and contractions. It also blocks the effect of cortisol at the specific receptors and reducing the effect caused by an excess of this hormone.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Hydrocortisone, Ketoconazole, Simvastatin, Pimozide and others.

Ques: What is Pregnot kit 200 mg tablet?

Ans: Pregnot tablet is a medication which has Mifepristone as an active factor present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the effects of progesterone. The tablet is used to treat conditions such as Normal labor, Cushing's syndrome, Breast cancer, Labor induction in fetus mortus, Progesterone dependent malignancies, and Meningioma, etc.

Ques: What is the use of Pregnot kit 200 mg tablet?

Ans: Pregnot kit is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Early pregnancy termination, Menses induction, Extrauterine pregnancy, Immediate postcoital emergency contraception, Endometriosis, Ectopic pregnancy, Contraception with intermittent administration, and Uterine Leiomyoma.

Ques: What are the side effects of Pregnot kit 200 mg tablet?

Ans: The side effects include Excessive vaginal bleeding, Uterine hemorrhage, Uterine contractions or cramping in the hours following intake, Emesis, Increased clear or white vaginal discharge, Skin rashes, Unusual tiredness or weakness, Pain during sexual intercourse, Uterine bleeding, Dizziness, Tightness of chest or wheezing, Heavy bleeding, Infection following abortion, Nausea, Chills, Vomiting, Headache, Hot flashes, Mild to moderate gastrointestinal cramping, Serious skin reactions, Diarrhea, Fever, Back pain, Indigestion, Anxiety, Belching, Cough, and Flu symptoms.

Ques: Can I take ibuprofen with mifepristone?

Ans: Mifepristone may increase the blood levels and effects of ibuprofen, even after you have stopped taking mifepristone for a while. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent guidance by your doctor to safely use both medications. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects. Inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.

Ques: How long do I need to use pregnot kit 200 mg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 to 3 days. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use pregnot kit 200 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use pregnot kit 200 mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of pregnot kit 200 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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About Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet ?
Key highlights of Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet
What are the substitutes for Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet ?
FAQs about Pregnot Kit 200 MG Tablet