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Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) capsules can be taken vaginally. When a woman is pregnant and needs extra Progesterone that is usually the way it is given. I have occasionally had my non pregnant patients take Prometrium (micronized progesterone) vaginally. The capsule needs to be inserted in the vagina up near the cervix at bedtime. ...Read more
Yes It does: Mirena is a plastic device that contain levonorgestrel a female hormone that makes changes in the cervical mucus and uterine lining making it harder for the sperm to reach sperm to the uterus and hard for fertilized sperm to attach to the uterus So the answer is yes the hormone remains in the uterus ...Read more
It is an option: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) can counteract or balance the estrogen from patches to prevent uterine cancer but the clinical data for this is limited. Everyone's situation is different but it is an option to discuss with your gyn. Here is a reference on pubmed.gov Climacteric. 2011 Dec;14(6):622-32. Copy and paste that and you will see the study. ...Read more
When prometrium (micronized progesterone) stimulates instead of sedates a perimenopausal woman what should be taken? Estrogen in combo with prometrium (micronized progesterone)?
Go see your doctor: While our impression of estrogen for perimenopausal women has changed dramatically over the last decade, it still should be used for right reason, and sedation is not one of them. So go see your prescribing doctor & tell her/him about your side effects so that s/he can offer you some alternatives (rather than just throw more medications at you). ...Read more
Are efficiency of cyclogest (progesterone) suppositories 400mg similar to crinone vaginal gel 8% efficiency in supporting luteal phase in IVF after embryo transfer?
Crinone (progesterone gel).: Crinone (progesterone gel) is a more absorbable formulation of vaginal Progesterone and approved to prevent preterm birth in women with very short cervix (<15-20 mm) by transvaginal prenatal ultrasound. Suppositories are not approved for that indication! use Crinone (progesterone gel) 8% (90 mg per 1.125g) nightly until 37 weeks if your physician agrees. ...Read more
Usually vaginal: altho you "could" do it either way. Best if you can ask your doctor what he/she wants! ...Read more
Pregnant & on 200 mg prometrium (micronized progesterone) vaginally.I insert the capsule at night,but hv to get up in 2-3 hrs to pee.Worried if prometrium (micronized progesterone) leaks out?
Here's some...: Did you see something leaking out? To see is to believe. Largely, a suppository of this nature should melt for absorption in 2-3 hours. But nowadays, do HPT in a week after missing period & repeat it in a week if the first test was (-) or still in doubt; HPT is easy to get & use with high accuracy and reliability so to relieve a great stress for all sexually active women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer