Crinone

Crinone

progesterone

Manufacturer:

Merck

Distributor:

Apex Pharma Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Progesterone
Indications/Uses
Treatment of infertility due to inadequate luteal phase; for use during in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Treatment of infertility due to inadequate luteal phase 1 application every day, starting after documented ovulation or arbitrarily on the 18th-21st day of the cycle. IVF Daily application for 30 days if there is laboratory evidence of pregnancy.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Undiagnosed vag bleeding, breast or genital organ malignancy, acute porphyria; thrombophlebitis, thromboembolic disorders, cerebral apoplexy; missed abortion. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Severe hepatic impairment. Discontinue use if thrombophlebitis, cerebrovascular disorders, pulmonary embolism & retinal thrombosis occur. Epilepsy, migraine, asthma, cardiac or renal dysfunction; history of psychic depression; diabetic patients. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal & perineal pain, headache, constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, joint pain, depression, decreased libido, nervousness, somnolence, breast tenderness & pain, dyspaerunia, nocturia; allergy, bloating, cramps, fatigue, pain, dizziness, vomiting, genital moniliasis & pruritus, aggressive reactions, forgetfulness, vag dryness & discharge, cystitis, UTI. Intermenstrual bleeding (spotting), hypersensitivity (eg skin rash, vag irritation).
Drug Interactions
ATC Classification
G03DA04 - progesterone ; Belongs to the class of pregnen (4) derivative progestogens.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Crinone vag gel 8 %
Packing/Price
1.13 g x 15 × 1's
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