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Strone-Susten 100 Softgel Capsules-Progesterone

Generic: progesterone

Manufacturer: Cipla

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PROMETRIUM Capsules comes for oral administration and contains micronized progesterone as active ingredient. Micronized progesterone is chemically identical to progesterone (female sex hormone) of ovarian origin. Basically, Progesterone is synthesized from a starting material collected from a plant source. The bioavailability of progesterone oral version is increased through micronization. In physical appearance Progesterone is a white or creamy white, odorless, crystalline powder practically unsolvable in water, soluble in alcohol, acetone and dioxane and sparingly soluble in vegetable oils, stable in air. PROMETRIUM Capsules are available in multiple strengths to afford dosage flexibility for most advantageous supervision of different symptoms. PROMETRIUM Capsules contain 100 mg or 200 mg micronized progesterone. This is an approved treatment by the FDA in year 1998.


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  • What are the health benefits of using PROMETRIUM 100mg Capsules?

PROMETRIUM is a usual prescription in postmenopausal women as a hormone supplement. It effectively works to prevent abnormal buildup of the uterine lining and bleeding. The use of PROMETRIUM is also appreciated as a hormone supplement to restore menstruation in those females whose menstrual periods have stopped unexpectedly.

  • What are the regular dosages of PROMETRIUM 100mg Capsules?

The treatment with PROMETRIUM 100mg Capsules should be used after consulting a doctor. Most often, regular dose of PROMETRIUM starts from 200 mg dose for 12 days sequentially per 28-day cycle to avoid abnormal buildup of the uterine lining. The medicine generally preferred to be used at bedtime. The doses are permitted for adult patients only and depending on the reason for use strength and doses may be further adjusted by doctor.

  • What are the guidelines for safe use of PROMETRIUM capsules?

The treatment with PROMETRIUM should be started after consulting a gynecologist or an expert doctor. There are several things that can influence the dose of any drug depending upon patients’ requirement and his/her overall health. Sometimes factors like body weight, current medication and medical conditions also play a vital role in deciding the appropriate dose for person’s need. In case you are recommended with other than listed dosage, make sure to follow the directions of your doctor; do not change your dosage without consultation.

  • What are the things that I should be careful of while using PROMETRIUM 100mg Capsules?

A number of things that may guide you to use this drug safely are listed under precautions. You should not use or take this medication with extreme caution if you have any of the following medical conditions:


»        are allergic to progesterone, peanuts (the capsules contain peanut oil), or any other ingredients of this drug

»        are or may be pregnant

»        have a history of blood clots (e.g., pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis) or blood clotting disorders

»        have a tumour dependent on progesterone or estrogen (e.g., breast or endometrial cancer)

»        have active liver disease

»        have classical migraines

»        have endometrial hyperplasia (overgrowth of the lining of the uterus)

»        have had suffer heart attack or a stroke, or heart disease

»        have partial or complete loss of vision due to blood vessel disease of the eye

»        have unexplained abnormal vaginal bleeding.


  • Does the treatment with PROMETRIUM 100mg Capsules interact with any other drugs?

A few interactions that are reported with PROMETRIUM are listed below:

  • barbiturates (e.g., phenobarbital)
  • carbamazepine
  • colchicine
  • dabigatran
  • everolimus
  • ketoconazole
  • phenytoin
  • rifabutin
  • rifampin
  • topotecan

The above listed medicines are included in the list of drug interaction with PROMETRIUM but possible interactions are not limited to this list only. There may be some other drugs that may interact with your treatment. To get a detailed list, you have to consult your doctor.

  • Does the treatment with PROMETRIUM 100mg Capsules cause any kinds of side effects?

First thing is to consider is that your doctor has indicated this medicinal therapy to you as he or she has evaluated that the health achievement is more than the risk of side effects. And a lot of people who are taking this medication do not have reported any kind of serious side effects. Although, the drug is reported with some general symptoms such as nausea, breast tenderness, blurred vision, headache, bloating, change in vaginal discharge, dizziness, mood swings, and drowsiness. If any of these effects persist or get worse, inform your doctor without delay.

  • How to store PROMETRIUM Capsules safely?

There are no specific instructions for keeping PROMETRIUM Capsules. You can keep this medication at room temperature, away from direct light and moisture. Always keep all your medication out of the reach of children. Keep in mind the expiry date of medication and dispose the unused or expiry medication as described by your doctor.