Progesterone is the main hormone secreted by corpus luteum. It induces secretory changes in the endometrium, promotes mammary gland development, relaxes uterus, blocks follicular maturation and ovulation, and maintains pregnancy.
Microgest 200 Capsule
Prevention Of Endometrial Hyperplasia: Progesterone Capsules should be given as a single daily dose at bedtime, 200 mg orally for 12 days sequentially per 28-day cycle, to a postmenopausal woman with a uterus who is receiving daily conjugated estrogens tablets.
Treatment Of Secondary Amenorrhea: Progesterone Capsules may be given as a single daily dose of 400 mg at bedtime for 10 days. Some women may experience difficulty swallowing Progesterone Capsules. For these women, Progesterone Capsules should be taken with a glass of water while in the standing position.
Vaginal or rectal insertion:
For women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) programme: The recommended dose is 400 mg twice a day by vaginal insertion. Start using Cyclogest 400 mg on the day of egg retrieval. The administration of Cyclogest should be continued for 38 days if pregnancy has been confirmed.
For the treatment of premenstrual syndrome and post-natal depression: The recommended dose is 200 mg once a day or 400 mg twice a day by vaginal or rectal insertion.
The pessary may be inserted into either the vagina or rectum (back passage) depending upon the following certain other conditions.