Utrogestan

Utrogestan

progesterone

Manufacturer:

Besins Healthcare

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Progesterone
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Max: 200 mg at one time. Oral Luteal insufficiency (premenstrual syndrome, benign mastopathy, menstrual irregularity, premenopause) 200-300 mg/day for 10 days/cycle from the 17th-26th day of cycle. Hormone replacement therapy of the menopause 200 mg/day either 12-14 days/mth or last 2 wk of each treatment cycle. Vag Progesterone substitution for ovary-deprived women during complete deficiency (oocyte donation) In addition to estrogen therapy, 100 mg/day on 13th & 14th day of cycle of transfer then 200 mg/day from 15th-25th day of cycle in 1 or 2 intakes then from 26th day & in the case of onset of pregnancy max of 600 mg/day in 3 intakes. Continue until 60th day & until 12th wk of pregnancy. Supplementation of the luteal phase during in vitro fertilization cycles 400-600 mg/day in 2 or 3 intakes starting from the day of HCG inj until 12th wk of pregnancy. Supplementation of the luteal phase during spontaneous or induced cycles (hypofertility or primary or secondary sterility) 200-300 mg/day in 2 intakes from 17th day of cycle during 10 days. Start as soon as possible until 12th wk of pregnancy. Threatening abortion or prevention of repeated abortions due to luteal insufficiency 200-400 mg/day in 2 divided doses until 12th wk of pregnancy.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Preferably taken at bedtime.
Contraindications
Severe hepatic dysfunction.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy (2nd & 3rd trimester). Oral May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Oral Somnolence, dizziness, breakthrough bleeding.
ATC Classification
G03DA04 - progesterone ; Belongs to the class of pregnen (4) derivative progestogens.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Utrogestan softgel 200 mg
Packing/Price
15's
Form
Utrogestan softgel 100 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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