Progynova is an artificial estrogen preparation which helps in altering the disturbances that have occurred in the hormonal cycle. This property of Progynova helps in treating many disorders of the female reproductive system.
Each tablet of Progynova consists of Estradiol valerate which is an artificially synthesized form of estrogen. Estrogen is predominantly a female hormone, and it controls the female reproductive system.
The therapeutic indications of Progynova are mentioned below:
Apart from the above mentioned disorders, Progynova may be prescribed in other conditions as well. Patients should use this tablet only after it has been prescribed by a gynecologist.
Hormones are a part of normal physiological functioning of the human body. External administration of artificial hormones if done without any medical indication, will lead to to health disturbances. Some side effects of Progynova are mentioned below:
These side effects are temporary and subside on their own in some time. If they do not subside, patients should contact their gynecologist and seek prompt treatment.
Gynecologists always give instructions to their patients about usage of Progynova, in order to avoid development of harmful drug reactions. Some of these instructions have been mentioned below:
It is important to follow all these instructions in order to allow Progynova to act favorably on the disturbed hormonal cycle.
Other drugs containing artificially synthesized estrogen (Estradiol) can be used as a substitute to Progynova. Names of some of the drugs are mentioned below:
Progynova should not be substituted with any of the above mentioned tablets unless advised by a gynecologist.