Utrogestan

Utrogestan

progesterone

Manufacturer:

Besins Healthcare

Distributor:

PHarMed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Micronised progesterone
Indications/Uses
Disorders related to progesterone deficit. Menstrual irregularities due to ovulation disorders or anovulation; premenstrual disorders; breast pain or benign breast disorders (mastopathies); bleeding (due to fibroma); therapy of the menopause (adjunctive use w/ estrogen in post-menopausal women for prevention of endometrial hyperplasia); menace of preterm delivery & can be used up to 36 wk of pregnancy; threatened miscarriage or prevention of habitual miscarriage due to luteal phase deficiency up to the 12th wk of pregnancy; subfertility or primary or secondary infertility related to progesterone insufficiency in particular in in vitro fertilization cycles &/or oocyte donation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Progesterone insufficiency 200-300 mg divided into 1 or 2 intakes (100 mg in the morning & 100 mg or 200 mg at bedtime). Threatened abortion 200-400 mg daily until 12th wk of pregnancy. Menace of preterm delivery 400 mg 6-8 hrly during the acute phase depending on the clinical response, then 200 mg tds as maintenance treatment until 36th wk of pregnancy. Hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women receiving estrogen therapy Continuously or sequentially for at least 12 days/mth.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow w/ a glass of water. Preferably taken in the evening before going to bed.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic disease.
Special Precautions
Not for the treatment of all cases of spontaneous premature abortion. Not suitable for use as contraceptive. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, somnolence, menstrual irregularities, interruption of the menses, intra menstrual bleeding.
ATC Classification
G03DA04 - progesterone ; Belongs to the class of pregnen (4) derivative progestogens.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Utrogestan cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Utrogestan cap 200 mg
Packing/Price
15's
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