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Susten 100 MG Injection

Manufacturer :  Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Progesterone
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Susten 100 MG Injection

Susten injection is used as a hormone replacement therapy and administered into women’s bodies when their body is not able produce enough progesterone. It also helps in managing menstrual disorders in women and used as contraception. This medication can be classified as Progestins and works by bringing changes in the endometrium and decreases the level of estrogen in the uterus.

This medication should not be used if you allergic to it, or have a heart, blood vessel, or liver disorder. You should avoid the injection if you have had a miscarriage, experience abnormal vaginal bleeding, are pregnant or have breast cancer. This medication should not be taken in combination with carbamazepine, ketoconazole, insulin, phenobarbital, venetoclax and edoxaban. Therefore, it is suggested to inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications. The duration of action of each dose is based on factors like your age, dosage form, etc. In case of overdosing contact your doctor immediately.

    What are the uses of Susten 100 MG Injection

    • Post Menopausal Hormonal Replacement Therapy

    • Female Infertility

    What are the contraindications of Susten 100 MG Injection ?

    What are the side effects of Susten 100 MG Injection ?

    Key highlights of Susten 100 MG Injection

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      The duration of effect for this medication depends on factors like age, dosage form etc.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The time after which this injection shows its peak effect is not clinically known and varies from one patient to another.

    • 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?

      The medication is known to excrete through human breast milk. Hence, It is suggested not to use this injection if you are breastfeeding.

    What are the substitutes for Susten 100 MG Injection ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Susten 100 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Contact your doctor if you have missed more than one dose.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    How does this medication work?

    This medication belongs to a class known as progestins and makes up for the lack of naturally produced progesterone in women of childbearing age. It also decreases the amount of estrogen produced in the uterus.

      What are the interactions of Susten 100 MG Injection ?

      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 Alcohol


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

        Thyroid function tests

        Inform the doctor about this medication before undergoing a thyroid function test. This injection can interfere with the test and give a false positive outcome.
      • Interaction with Medicine


        This medication interacts with Carbamazepine, Ketoconazole, Insulin and others.
      • Interaction with Food


        Information not available.
      • Interaction with Disease


        Do not use this medication if you suffer from Liver disease, Breast cancer and others.

      FAQs about Susten 100 MG Injection

      • Ques : What is Susten 100 MG Injection?

        Ans : Susten has Natural Micronised Progesterone as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by preventing the uterus from the exposure of estrogen therapy.

      • Ques : What are the uses of Susten 100 MG Injection?

        Ans : Susten is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Synthetic hormone replacement therapy and Birth control pills.

      • Ques : What are the Side Effects of Susten 100 MG Injection?

        Ans : Side effects include headache, vomiting, bloating and others.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal Susten 100 MG Injection?

        Ans : Susten should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

      Disclaimer : The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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      Reviewed ByDr. Garima SharmaMBBS, Master in Healthcare Administration, Diploma in Occupational HealthGeneral Physician

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