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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Prometrium (Overview)

Prometrium is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What is prometrium (micronized progesterone) used for?

What is prometrium (micronized progesterone) used for?

Progesterone: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a bio identical hormone which is used to initiate withdrawal bleeding after a cycle where ovulation doesn't occur or it can be used to support a pregnancy when the Progesterone level is too low. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Prometrium (Overview)

Prometrium is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Please describe the medication: prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Please describe the medication: prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Prometrium (micronized progesterone): Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a micronized Progesterone in the form of a capsule. The Progesterone is a plant source and being micronized improves oral absorption. Progesterone can be utilized for different uses, most commonly to induce menses, support pregnancies in ivf, and in postmenopausal hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use prometrium (micronized progesterone) while taking armour thyroid? Should you not take them at the same time of day?

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Is it safe to use prometrium (micronized progesterone) while taking armour thyroid? Should you not take them at the same time of day?

DrugDrugInteractions: Please allow me to get on my soapbox: always ask your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist about your medications. Tell them about everything you take, whether prescription or not, including herbs & dietary supplements. There. I'm done. Check out http://goo.Gl/fgcjqg which states no drug-drug interactions. However new studies suggest it's best to take thyroid drugs at night on empty stoma. ...Read more

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2 miscarriages at 6&8 weeks with Clomid &prometrium (micronized progesterone).Pregnant now naturally.Should i used prometrium (micronized progesterone) again.Dr said yes but i'm scared of another loss.

Yes: I would recommend the prometrium (micronized progesterone). It is a natural hormone, and in fact it is the hormone that keeps the pregnancy alive and growing until the placenta takes over hormone production around 10 weeks. It would not cause the miscarriages. ...Read more

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Natural progesterone cream instead of prometrium (micronized progesterone) work? How do I get the progest. I need without prescription, is it worth using cream for infertility?

Drugs are similar: "natural" Progesterone and Prometrium (micronized progesterone) are really the same medication.Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is the only brand name Progesterone in a micronized capsule. Normally Progesterone would be digested by the gut, so it needs to be made differently. For both these you would need a physician prescription, but there are lower dose, less refined alternatives available otc or online. Not infertility meds by themselves. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of taking prometrium (micronized progesterone) 200mg during early pregnancy?

Please see below.: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a brand name for Progesterone (a female hormone), which is sometimes used to maintain a pregnancy. This medication may be used during pregnancy only as directed by your doctor. There is conflicting information about whether progestins may cause harm to an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prometrium (micronized progesterone) and do they go away after continued use?

What are the side effects of prometrium (micronized progesterone) and do they go away after continued use?

A few: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) may make some individuals very dizzy and very tired. I normally have my patients take the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) right before bedtime on an empty stomach. If this does not improve the side effects then consider taking the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) vaginally. ...Read more

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How long does prometrium (micronized progesterone) stay in your system? Does it build up over time and how long before its depleted?

About 1 day: Half life is around 28 hours, meaning half is gone every 28 hours you don't take it. You don't build up a store of it either. So within a few days, it is gone from your system hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Micronized Progesterone (Definition)

Micronized progesterone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more