Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone)
What is Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) used for?
This medication is manufactured in Turkey.
Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) is prescribed to induce menstruation in women with lowered levels of progesterone. The gel contains a synthetic version of the female hormone progesterone to boost lowered progesterone levels triggering the release of an egg and improving its ability to attach to the uterus at the beginning of pregnancy. This action may also make it useful for preventing overgrowth of the uterine lining in women who have gone through menopause. Your doctor may prescribe the gel to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone)?
Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) is normally administered once or twice daily, but your individual instructions will be determined by your doctor after observing your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To administer the dose, open the top of the applicator, insert it into the vagina, and dispense its contents. Dispose of the applicator after each use. If you have any questions about the medicine, make sure to ask your doctor as soon as possible to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone)?
Side effects that may occur while using Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) include:
Immediately tell your doctor about any symptoms that worry you or if more serious side effects appear such as severe chest pain, a sensation of pressure on the body, severe headache, unusual swelling, chills, lump in the breast, depression, discoloured stools, discoloured urine, or jaundice. These conditions may require medical assistance or adjustments to your dosage to prevent further complications.
Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) should not be used to treat men or women who are breastfeeding, who have unexplained vaginal bleeding, or porphyrias. Also inform your doctor if you have severely reduced liver function as these conditions may lead to unexpected complications requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Crinone 8% Vaginal Gel (Progesterone) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.