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Micronised Progesterone

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Progesterone Utrogestan

Micronised Progesterone - What is it for

​Micronised progesterone (also known as Utrogestan®) is a type of progestogen that can be used for the following purposes:

  • Preparing the uterus for implantation of a fertilized egg, where the egg sticks to the wall of uterus
  • Maintennce of pregnancy once implantation occurs
  • Enhance implantation of a fertilized egg (routinely used for during IVF) and to decrease the risk of spontaneous abortion (miscarriage)
  • Management of various abnormal uterine bleeding including absence of menstrual flow and heavy menstrual flow and heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Management of menopause in combination with estrogen replacement therapy

It is important to use micronised progesterone as directed by your healthcare professional.

Micronised Progesterone - Additional Information

  • Updated on Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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