Prometrium 400mg Soft Gel Capsules

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Prometrium 400mg Soft Gel Capsules

Generic: Progesterone

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$1.63

Prometrium is an excellent medicine for starting menstrual cycle in female suffering from progesterone deficiency in the body. Never share your medicine with another person although they also need it for similar purposes. This is mainly due to differences in the immunity of the body and drug tolerance capacity of the individuals that vary greatly from one person to another. You might not get any side effect but chances are there that the other individual might get. So it is better to consult the doctor before using the medicine.


 

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Dosage

Dosage:

 Based on the problem and drug tolerance power of the body, dose for the medicine is decided. Therefore, you should always consult to the doctor for exact dose. In general, the normal recommended dose for treating secondary amenorrhoea is 400 mg per day. You need to take the medicine for 10 days.

 Missed dose:

 In case you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember about that. In case it is time for next dose by the time you come to know about your missed dose, skip it and take the regular scheduled dose. In any case, never take any extra medicine or never take double dose of the medicine to make up for the missed one.

 Overdose:

 In case of overdose, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

 

Side Effects

Side effects:

 Some of the side effects of Prometrium are:

  •  Allergic reactions such as rash/hives, problem in breathing, swelling of mouth, face, etc.
  • Breast pain
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Coughing up blood
  • Mood changes
  • Severe headache/migraine
  • Pain in leg
  • Fainting
  • Seizure
  • Dizziness
  • Pain in joints
  • Depression
  • Nausea
  • Dementia
  • Fever
  • Fluid retention
  • Chloasma
  • Weight changes
  • Jaundice
  • Cardiovascular disorder
  • Fatigue
  • Hot flashes

 

precaution

Precautions:

  •  Prior taking Prometrium, tell your doctor in case you are allergic to this medicine or any ingredient of the medicine.
  •  Tell your doctor in case you are taking any prescribed, non-prescribed medicine or herbal products.
  •  Nursing patient and pregnant patient should always consult to their doctor and discuss the risk and benefit of taking Prometrium.
  •  Share with your doctor al your medical record, in case you have any, such as breast lumps, breast disease, seizure, tobacco use, mood changes, etc.
  •  In case you are suffering from abnormal vaginal bleeding, cancer, endometriosis, hysterectomy, etc. speak to your doctor about all these conditions. 
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Prometrium is becoming the preferred choice among the users. This medicine is used for starting the menstrual cycle in those female that is suffering from progesterone deficiency in the body and not getting regular periods. To stop the estrogen from thickening the uterus lining, this medicine is sued in the mixture of postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy. The complete process is known as endometrial hyperplasia. It also reduces the risk of getting endometrial cancer. Apart from this, it is also used to put off expansion of uterus lining in those women who are going through the process of estrogen hormone replacement therapy.

You should dispense the medicine in tight and light-resistant container. Protect your oval, pale yellow coloured medicine from heat and dampness as these factors might change the composition of the medicine. You should always store the medicine at room temperature that ranges from 15-30 degree centigrade. Keep your medicine away from children and pets.

 

Prometrium contains different types of inactive ingredients such as peanut oil NF, gelatine NF, titanium dioxide USP, D&C Yellow No. 10, lecithin NF, glycerine USP. In addition to these ingredients, 100 mg capsules also contain FD &C Red No. 40 and 200 mg capsules contain FD & C Yellow No. 6. Prometrium got approval from FDA in May 1998.

 

 Mechanism of action:

 Prometrium promotes the development of mammary glands and bring changes in the endometrium. This endometrium lines the uterus and relaxes the smooth muscle of the uterine and finally blocks the process of ovulation within the ovaries. Thus, it maintains pregnancy.

 Indication:

 Prometrium is used to prevent the endometrial hyperplasia in non-hysterectomized postmenopausal women and who is receiving conjugated estrogen tablets. This wonderful medicine is also used in case of secondary amenorrhea.

 Drug Interactions:

 You should always keep a list of all medicine you are using and share it with your doctor when you visit them. This is particularly very important as this medicine might interact with some other medicines such as:

  •  Erythromycin
  • Rifamycin
  • Cyclosporine
  • Bromocriptine
  • Ketoconazole
  • Clarithromycin

 

Dosage:

 Based on the problem and drug tolerance power of the body, dose for the medicine is decided. Therefore, you should always consult to the doctor for exact dose. In general, the normal recommended dose for treating secondary amenorrhoea is 400 mg per day. You need to take the medicine for 10 days.

 Missed dose:

 In case you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember about that. In case it is time for next dose by the time you come to know about your missed dose, skip it and take the regular scheduled dose. In any case, never take any extra medicine or never take double dose of the medicine to make up for the missed one.

 Overdose:

 In case of overdose, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

 

Side effects:

 Some of the side effects of Prometrium are:

  •  Allergic reactions such as rash/hives, problem in breathing, swelling of mouth, face, etc.
  • Breast pain
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Coughing up blood
  • Mood changes
  • Severe headache/migraine
  • Pain in leg
  • Fainting
  • Seizure
  • Dizziness
  • Pain in joints
  • Depression
  • Nausea
  • Dementia
  • Fever
  • Fluid retention
  • Chloasma
  • Weight changes
  • Jaundice
  • Cardiovascular disorder
  • Fatigue
  • Hot flashes

 

Precautions:

  •  Prior taking Prometrium, tell your doctor in case you are allergic to this medicine or any ingredient of the medicine.
  •  Tell your doctor in case you are taking any prescribed, non-prescribed medicine or herbal products.
  •  Nursing patient and pregnant patient should always consult to their doctor and discuss the risk and benefit of taking Prometrium.
  •  Share with your doctor al your medical record, in case you have any, such as breast lumps, breast disease, seizure, tobacco use, mood changes, etc.
  •  In case you are suffering from abnormal vaginal bleeding, cancer, endometriosis, hysterectomy, etc. speak to your doctor about all these conditions. 
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