Utrogestan Dosage/Direction for Use



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Dosage/Direction for Use
Do not take more than 200 mg per intake (two 100 mg capsules), by oral or vaginal route.
On average for progesterone insufficiencies, the daily dose is 200 to 300 mg divided into one or two intakes, 100 mg in the morning and 100 mg or 200 mg at bedtime.
In some cases, notably to help pregnancy, the physician may have to increase the dose to 600 mg per day, divided into three intakes.
For threatened abortion, two-four 100 mg capsules (200-400 mg per day) to be taken in the acute phase from the start to 12th week of pregnancy.
Menace of preterm delivery, 400 mg every 6 to 8 hours depending on the clinical response during the acute phase then a dosage of 3 x 200 mg/day as maintenance treatment until the 36th week of pregnancy.
If the treatment is too strong or too weak, talk to the physician or pharmacist.
In hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women receiving estrogen therapy, treatment may be prescribed continuously or sequentially for at least 12 days per month.
Two routes of administration are possible, oral and vaginal. This will be decided according to the individual basis by the physician.
Overdose: Talk to the physician or pharmacist immediately.
Missed Dose: Do not take a double dose to make up for forgotten individual dose.
Administration: If the medicine is to be administered orally: Swallow the capsule(s) with a glass of water, preferably in the evening before going to bed, or in one to three intakes, following physician's prescription.
If the medicine is administered vaginally: Insert each capsule deeply into the vagina.
The duration of the treatment will be specified by the physician according to the patient's case.
The duration of the treatment may readjusted by the physician depending on the indication and efficacy of treatment.
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