Progesterone gel

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Breast tenderness while taking progesterone gel

I have been using progesterone gel for 6 mos once daily. It has relieved all my pre-menopasal symtoms. My questions is this: I now have tender breasts and do not know if this is a side effect. (I have not had a period for almost 1yr-so I can't be ...
by kelly f in new mexico, 01/11/2007

Brown discharge

I recently had a miscarriage back in January, early in April I found out that I was pregnant again. My doctor prescribed me crinone 8% after a blood test revealed that my body did not produce enough progesterone naturally during the first 10 weeks of ...
by Anonymous in USA, 04/15/2006

wastage possibilities of Progesteron gel

HEllo, I am aged 40, living in India. I have undergone IVF treatment and my embrio transfer is over on 8th June. I am given Progesteron gel and while i open the neck, nearly 505 of the gel comes out in the tip. But I manage to insert the tip and squee...
by raji in India, 06/13/2006


Dear Dr. I am suffering from irregular menses .i am 26 yrs old lady.i dont like to do sex,my interest is low.i want to become mother,but it could not happen I read out about progesteron ,is it helpfull for me to take progesteron cap .In india progeste...
by gayatree chaware in India, 01/24/2007

Progesterone gel
Progesterone gel (Crinone)
Progesterone gel
(pro- JES-ter-ohn) Crinone 4% Crinone 8% (Rx)

Classification: Progesterone product

See Also: See also Progesterone and Progestins.

Action/Kinetics: t 1/2, absorption: 25-50 hr. t 1/2, elimination: 5-20 min. Extensively bound to plasma proteins. Metabolized in liver; excreted through urine and feces.

Uses: Progesterone supplementation or replacement as part of assisted reproductive technology treatment for infertile women with progesterone deficiency. Secondary amenorrhea.

Contraindications: Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, liver disease or dysfunction, known or suspected malignancy of breast or genital organs, missed abortion, active thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disease (or history of such). Concurrent use with other local intravaginal therapy.

Special Concerns: Safety and efficacy have not been determined in children.

Side Effects: See Progesterone and Progestins.

How Supplied: Vaginal applicator: 90 mg/1.125 g (Crinone 8%), 45 mg 1.125 g (Crinone 4%)

?Vaginal gel: Crinone 8% Assisted reproductive technology.
90 mg once daily for women who require progesterone supplementation. Administer 90 mg b.i.d. in women with partial or complete ovarian failure who require progesterone replacement. If pregnancy occurs, treatment may be continued until placental autonomy has been achieved (up to 10-12 weeks).
?Vaginal gel: Crinone 4% Secondary amenorrhea.
45 mg every other day up to total of 6 doses. For women who fail to respond, Crinone 8% (90 mg) may be given every other day up to total of 6 doses.

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Progesterone gel

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Majo, Majo - 01/10/2014

Herbs are consider unafse during pregnancy because not enough research has been done on them but there is no reason why you should stop them until you are pregnant. If you are able to stop the herbs, I would do so the month you start ttc.I would just take a multivitamin like Centrum (or find one that has all the things it has in it). Centrum contains vitamins and minerals that our bodies need for fertility like selenium and copper. Don't take the others (unless the C10 is actually CoQ10, that's also great for fertility as well as your heart).Vitamin A over 10,000 before pregnancy and over 6,000 during pregnancy is know to cause birth defects.Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat soluble meaning they are stored in your fat cells so it's easy to have too much.Other others are water soluble and eliminated by the body mostly through urine so they can be taken at higher dosage prior to pregnancy but not at pregnancy.The only thing you should take during pregnancy is a prenatal vitamin and omega 3.Here's other things that boost fertility Coral calcium (helps increase cm but you have to take it with water. Water helps absorption)PABA 300 mgDHEA 75 mg (makes ovaries behave youthful again after 3 months of taking)EPO and DHA (omega oils needed for fertility)Arginine (increases circulation to ovaries and uterus)Glutathione (an intracellular antioxidant found surrounding the egg before ovulation to protect the developing egg)Manganese (known as the maternal mineral. Lack causes infertility)Royal jelly (super food for cells)Coenzyme Q10 (for heart and circulation)Milk thistle and dandelonn (detox liver improve toxic elimination in body)Pycnogenol (super anti-oxident)Alpha Lipoic acid (aids certain vitamins in body)Green tea (anti-oxident)Chlorophyll (balances insulin and feeds cells)Taurine (fertility amino acid)Acetyl L-Carnitine (amino like compound found in growing egg)Grape seed (aids fertility)And EVERYTHING that is found in the multi-vitamin called Centrum.Eat healthy and drink plenty of fluids. Stay away from things that degrade the growing egg sugar (even the sugar found in milk is toxic to developing follicle), white carbs, alcohol, caffine (it causes cortisol and inbalanced insulin levels), smoking, and any type of unnatural chemicals (natural meaning baking soda and vingar to clean) and fumes.