Allylestrenol is used in the treatment of and to help prevent miscarriage and recurring pregnancy loss, and may also be used to help prevent premature labour.
How it Works
Allylestrenol is known as a synthetic progesterone derivative. Allylestrenol stimulates the synthesis of body’s placental progesterone, increasing the secretion of placental hormones and hence avoiding and preventing the risk of abortion.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Allylestrenol may suffer from such side effects; Diarrhoea Acne Drowsiness Insomnia Adrenal insufficiency, Rash, Vaginal discharge, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Cushing syndrome, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Breast pain, Hair loss, Fatigue, Hot flushes, Irregular menstrual cycle, Increased blood pressure, Depression, Mood changes, Nervousness, Constipation, Increased glucose level in blood, Breathing difficulty