VIO DEPOT 250mg|ml Injection 1mlx3s

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Drug Strength: 250mg/ml
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1mlx3s

Hydroxyprogesterone:250mg/ml | Progestogens

Manufactured / Marketed By : VenusProduct Form : InjectionPack Size : 1mlx3sIngredients : Hydroxyprogesterone:250mg/mlGeneric Category : Progestogens

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How it works

VIO DEPOT 250mg|ml Injection 1mlx3s acts by mimicking the actions of progesterone and helps in regulation of ovulation and menstruation in women of childbearing age. It also prevents premature uterine contraction caused due to oxytocin.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for VIO DEPOT 250mg|ml Injection 1mlx3s

  • Pain,swelling, and itching at the injection site severe
  • Lumps at the injections site
  • Anxiety severe
  • Chest pain and discomfort
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Fast heartbeat rare
  • Redness of the skin especially on the face and neck rare
  • Increased appetite
  • Nausea

Uses of VIO DEPOT 250mg|ml Injection 1mlx3s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Premature labor

    This medicine is used to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a previous history of miscarriage or late abortion.

  • Menstrual abnormalities

    This medicine is used for the treatment of menstrual abnormalities viz. lack of menstruation (amenorrhoea) and abnormal uterine bleeding.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The time taken for this medicine to show it's effect is subject to vary from one person to another. It also varies based on the intended use and levels of other sex hormones in the body.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is 1-2 weeks.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

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

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks associated with use. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to progesterone or any other ingredient present with it. This medicine might contain castor oil and should never be used by patients who are allergic to this component.

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal bleeding episode which has not been diagnosed by a doctor.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a liver disease or impairment of normal liver function.

  • Breast/Uterine cancer

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have or are suspected of having hormone related cancer i.e breast or uterine cancer.

  • Heart and blood vessel disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an active or historic instance of stroke or heart attack. It should not be used by patients having an active or historic blood clotting disorder.

  • High blood pressure

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having severe and uncontrolled high blood pressure.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks associated with use. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Fluid retention

    Use of this medicine is known to cause mild to moderate amounts of fluid retention in the body. Hence, caution is advised while administering in patients with diseases like epilepsy, asthma, migraine, heart and blood vessel disorders, kidney impairment etc.

  • Depression

    Use of this medicine is known to cause a varying amount of depression in different individuals. It should be carefully prescribed in patients having a history of depression. Use of this medicine should be discontinued if the depressive episode becomes more frequent and severe.

  • Vision abnormalities

    Use of this medicine can cause blurring of vision and other effects on the eye like proptosis, diplopia etc. Patients should be carefully examined to confirm if they can safely use this medicine. Any side effects like blurred vision, excessive drying of eyes should be reported to the doctor.

  • Blood clotting disorders

    Use of this medicine can cause the formation of a blood clot in the artery or a deep vein (thromboembolism) resulting in severe to fatal adverse effects. The use of this medicine should be stopped if any such condition is confirmed.

  • Diabetes

    Use of this medicine can affect the blood glucose levels and hence caution is advised while treating diabetic patients.

  • Initiation of therapy

    Appropriate diagnostic tests and physical examinations should be performed to rule out other risk factors for preterm birth and miscarriages. Any hormone related cancer of the breast or uterus should also be ruled out before starting the treatment with this medicine.

  • Weight gain

    Use of this medicine has been associated with increased fat deposit and weight gain in some patients.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Contact your doctor for further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine.

  • Overdose

    Contact a doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine moderate
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Cyclosporine moderate
  • Insulin moderate
  • Paracetamol moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for patients having an active case of breast cancer or are suspected of having it. Report all such instance including occurrence in the past to the doctor so that an informed decision can be taken in regards to the future treatment plan.

  • severe

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient has a liver disease or the normal liver function is impaired.

  • severe

    Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients having a clotting disorder in which the formed clot moves from one place and lodges in another place.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having episodes of depression or having a history of depression especially when estrogen is also administered in combination. The drug should be discontinued if the depression recurs and is serious.

  • moderate

    Use of this medicine can sometimes cause a loss of vision by blocking the flow of blood from the retina to the heart. Hence caution should be exercised while using it and any abnormality in vision should be reported to the doctor.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take This medicine as instructed by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine under medical supervision. Regular follow up and check up is advised while taking this medicine.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver VIO DEPOT 250mg|ml Injection 1mlx3s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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