Product InformationPrometrium is a female hormone used to protect the lining of the uterus in women on estrogen replacement therapy. Progesterone may lower the risk of estrogen-related cancer of the uterus. This medicine is also used to treat women who have had menstrual periods in the past but have stopped having them because of a lack of progesterone hormone. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. This medicine used in combination with estrogen (hormone replacement therapy - HRT) should not be used to prevent heart disease. This medicine may increase your risk of developing blood clots. If you will be having surgery, or be confined to a bed or chair for a long period of time (such as a long plane flight), notify your doctor beforehand. Special precautions may be needed in these circumstances while you are taking this medicine. Combination hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can infrequently cause breast cancer, heart problems such as heart attack, stroke, dementia, or blood clots in the lung or leg. Estrogens may also increase the risk of cancer of the ovary. These risks appear to depend on the length of time the combination is used and the amount of estrogen per dose. Therefore, HRT should be used for the shortest possible length of time at the lowest effective dose, so you obtain the benefits and minimize the chance for serious side effects from long-term treatment. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- What are the most common problems for which Prometrium/Progesterone is used?
- How does Prometrium/Progesterone work?
- Is any prescription required to get Prometrium/Progesterone?
- Dosages of Prometrium/Progesterone?
- What is the minimum duration for which Prometrium/Progesterone should be taken?
- Are there any side effects of Prometrium/Progesterone?
- Under what circumstances Prometrium/Progesterone should not be used?
- Under which storage conditions Prometrium/Progesterone should be kept?
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Prometrium is belongs to the family of drugs known as a progestins (female hormones) drug and commonly used for the treatment or prevention of the symptoms of the overgrowth of the uterine lining in post-menopausal women. Prometrium is comes in the category of drugs called also Progesterone. Prometrium is being manufactured by Slovay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and is available in 100mg Capsule.
Prometrium/Progesterone is useful for the treatment or prevention of symptoms of the overgrowth of the uterine lining in post-menopausal women.
Prometrium/Progesterone is useful as a part of hormone replacement therapy in those women who have passed menopause and have not had a hysterectomy (surgery to remove the uterus).
Prometrium/Progesterone is more useful for those women who suffered to the problems of amenorrhea (cessation of menstrual periods) and abnormal uterine bleeding in the absence of structural pathology (abnormal growth), such as uterine fibroids or uterine cancer.
Prometrium/Progesterone is useful for those women who suffered to the problems of hormone replacement therapy usually include estrogen, which is used to treat symptoms of menopause and reduce the risk of developing certain diseases. However, estrogen can also cause abnormal thickening of the lining of the uterus and increase the risk of developing uterine cancer. Prometrium/Progesterone helps to prevent this thickening and decreases the risk of developing uterine cancer.
Prometrium/Progesterone is also used to bring on menstruation (period) in women of childbearing age who have had normal periods and then stopped menstruating.
Prometrium/Progesterone may also be used for relieve other conditions that determined by your doctor's or consultant.
Prometrium/Progesterone is belongs to the family of drugs known as a progestins (female hormones) drug and commonly used for the treatment or prevention of the symptoms of the overgrowth of the uterine lining in post-menopausal women. Prometrium/Progesterone works as part of hormone replacement therapy by decreasing the amount of estrogen in the uterus. Prometrium/Progesterone works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing. Prometrium/Progesterone inhibits the secretion of pituitary hormones that in turn regulate a woman's menstrual and reproductive cycles; it also alters the activity of cells in the uterine lining.
Yes, prescription is necessary, one most not to use Prometrium/Progesterone without prescription. Some times in such conditions Prometrium/Progesterone is more harmful for health so, it is better to use Prometrium/Progesterone under doctor's guidance or according to your medical consultant.
Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule always takes under doctor's guidance. The recommended doses of Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule will be different for different patients, according to the requirements of each patient; you continue to take it for as long as your doctor prescribes, even if you do not feel an immediate benefit. Prometrium/Progesterone works best when taken long term. Your doctor will start you on a low dose of Prometrium/Progesterone and gradually increase your dose. If you can not tolerate the recommended dosage, your doctor can prescribe a dose that sufficient for you.
The duration of taking Prometrium/Progesterone is not constant; it depends according to the problem. Your doctor or consultant can describe you better about the time period for which duration Prometrium/Progesterone should be taken or until the medication is deemed effective. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased by your doctor.
Possible side effects during the uses of Prometrium/Progesterone:
- Abdominal cramping
- Back pain
- Breast tenderness or pain
- Chest pain
- Emotional instability
- Hot flashes
- Joint pain
- Muscle pain
- Swelling of hands and feet
- Upper respiratory infection
- Urinary problems
- Vaginal discharge
- Vaginal dryness
- Viral infection
- Abnormal vision
- Allergic reaction
- Blood clot
- Breakthrough bleeding between menstrual periods
- Breast cancer
- Breast enlargement
- Change in menstrual flow
- Chest pain
- Decreased or increased appetite
- Dry mouth
- Fibroids in uterus
- Gallbladder disorder
- Herpes simplex
- High blood pressure
- Irregular heartbeat
- Lack of menstruation
- Leg cramps
- Lung inflammation
- Lymph problems
- Muscle tension
- Nasal congestion
- Personality disorder
- Rectal bleeding
- Sinus inflammation
- Skin discoloration
- Sore throat
- Stomach or intestinal inflammation
- Speech disorder
- Stomach hernia
- Throat infection
- Tooth disorders
- Vaginal inflammation
- Weight change
- Yellowed skin and eyes
If you have an allergy to Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule or any other ingredients of this medicine, then should not be used.
If you have suffering to the problem of blood clotting disorder, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of stroke diseases, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of genital cancer, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of liver disease, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of unexplained vaginal bleeding, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to pregnancy or plan to be pregnant, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the breastfeeding, Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule should not be used without consulting of doctor.
Prometrium/Progesterone should be stored in cupboard at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not store Prometrium/Progesterone Capsule in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Keep always Prometrium/Progesterone medicine out of the reach of children.
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