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Read drug prescription

It is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] before taking it.

What is Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve]

Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] is a female hormone important for the regulation of ovulation and menstruation.
Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] is used to cause menstrual periods in women who have not yet reached menopause but are not having periods due to a lack of Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] in the body. Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] is also used to prevent overgrowth in the lining of the uterus in postmenopausal women who are receiving estrogen hormone replacement therapy.
Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] should not be used to prevent heart disease or dementia, because Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions.
Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] may also be used for other purposes not listed in Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] guide.

Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
  • sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
  • sudden headache, confusion, pain behind the eyes, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • fast or pounding heartbeats;
  • chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
  • unusual or unexpected vaginal bleeding;
  • migraine headache;
  • nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice ;
  • swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
  • a breast lump; or
  • symptoms of depression (sleep problems, weakness, mood changes).

Less serious side effects may include:
  • mild nausea, diarrhea, bloating, stomach cramps;
  • dizziness, spinning sensation;
  • hot flashes;
  • mild headache;
  • joint pain;
  • breast pain or tenderness;
  • cough;
  • acne or increased hair growth;
  • changes in weight; or
  • vaginal itching, dryness, or discharge.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
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Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Amenorrhea:

5 to 10 mg IM for six to eight consecutive days.
400 mg orally for 10 days. Give dose in the evening.
Secondary Amenorrhea:
90 mg intravaginally, 4% gel, every other day for a total of six doses. If no response observed, the administration of the 8% gel every other day for a total of six doses may be used.

Usual Adult Dose for Uterine Bleeding:

5 to 10 mg IM daily for 6 doses.

Usual Adult Dose for Endometrial Hyperplasia -- Prophylaxis:

200 mg orally for 12 consecutive days, per 28 day cycle. Give dose in the evening.

Usual Adult Dose for Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] Insufficiency:

Assisted Reproductive Technology - Gel:
90 mg of the 8% gel, once daily intravaginally, in women who require supplementation.
90 mg of the 8% gel, twice daily intravaginally, in women with partial or complete ovarian failure who require replacement.
If pregnancy occurs, therapy with the intravaginal gel may be continued until placental autonomy is achieved, up to 10 to 12 weeks.
Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) - Vaginal Insert
100 mg administered vaginally two or three times daily starting at oocyte retrieval and continuing for up to 10 weeks total duration. Efficacy in women 35 years of age and older has not been clearly established. The appropriate dose in this age group has not been determined.
Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] deficiency associated with menopause and perimenopause:
Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] 1.7% topical cream: rub 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon into the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, or other soft areas of skin once or twice daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Premature Labor:

Study (n=459) - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) - Prevention of Recurrent Preterm Delivery in Women at High Risk: 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) 250 mg IM once weekly starting on the 21st week of gestation through time of delivery or week 36 of gestation.
Study (n=142) - Reduce Incidence of Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Women at Increased Risk: 100 mg vaginal suppository daily, between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation.

Usual Adult Dose for Seizures:

- Catamenial epilepsy [complex partial or secondary generalized motor seizures]:
200 mg lozenge three times daily administered in relation to pattern of seizure exacerbation during luteal phase of menstrual cycle. For patients with perimenstrual exacerbation, dose was provided on day 23 through day 25 of menstrual cycle. For patients with seizure exacerbation during entire luteal phase, dose was provided on day 15 through day 25 of each menstrual cycle. The desired Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] serum level was between 5 and 25 ng/mL 4 hours after taking the lozenge. All patients continued taking their best antiseizure medication.

Usual Adult Dose for Perimenopausal Symptoms:

Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] deficiency associated with menopause and perimenopause:
Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] 1.7% topical cream: Rub 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoonful into the palms of the hands, soles of feet, or other soft area once or twice daily.

Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

Generic drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
400 mg15 vaginalsuppositories$79.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
Cyclogest 400mg PESSARY / 15 $25.20
100 mg10 Tablet$1.37
200 mg10 Tablet$2.17
100 mg10 Capsule$1.39
Forgest SG 200 mg Capsule $0.21
Forgest SG 100 mg Capsule $0.14
100 mg10 Tablet$0.83
GEMGEST 200MG INJECTION 1 vial(s) (4 ML injection each) $2.66Athens Labs Ltd
Gemgest 200mg Injection $0.67Athens Labs Ltd
Gemgest 100 mg Tablet $0.08
Gestmate 100mg Tablet $0.20Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
GESTMATE 100MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $1.96Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
GESTMATE soft-gelatin cap 100 mg x 10's $2.06Akesiss
Gestmate 200mg CAP / 10 $2.65
Gestmate 200 mg Capsule $0.27
200 mg x 10's $2.74
Gestmate 200mg Tablet $0.36Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
GESTMATE 200MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $3.58Akesiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
GESTMATE soft-gelatin cap 200 mg x 10's $3.78Akesiss
200 mg x 2ml $1.68
200 mg x 100's $26.95
100 mg x 2ml $0.99
100 mg x 10's $1.75
LGP 100mg CAP / 10 $1.75
LGP cap 100 mg x 10's $2.10Little Greave
200 mg x 10's $2.51
LGP 200mg CAP / 10 $2.51
LGP cap 200 mg x 10's $3.50Little Greave
50 mg x 4ml $1.93
LUPIGESTRONE inj 50 mg x 4ml $1.93Lupin
Lupigestrone (Natural MicronizedProgesterone)50mg AMP / 4ml $1.93
Lutacare 100mg Tablet $0.16Biomax Biotechnics Pvt Ltd
Lutacare 200mg Tablet $0.25Biomax Biotechnics Pvt Ltd
LUTACARE soft-gelatin cap 100 mg x 10's $1.39Biomax
200 mg10 Capsule$0.25
Nidagen 200mg SG-CAP / 10 $1.64
Nidagen 200mg Tablet SR $0.34Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Nidagen 100 mg Capsule $0.10
100 mg10 Capsule$1.40
Ornapro 100 mg Soft Pharma Capsule $0.14
Ornapro 200 mg Capsule $0.26
Ornapro 100 mg Injection $0.53
NoStrengthProvided60 $39.00Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, UK
200 mg x 10's $2.45
PREGTAIN soft-gelatin cap 200 mg x 10's $2.45Medley (Nutrakare)
Pregtain 200mg SG-CAP / 10 $2.45
PREGTAIN 200MG CAPSULE 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each) $2.94Medley Pharmaceuticals
100 mg x 10's $1.26
PREGTAIN soft-gelatin cap 100 mg x 10's $1.26Medley (Nutrakare)
Pregtain 100mg SG-CAP / 10 $1.26
100 mg10 Capsule$1.40
Proluton 500mg/2ml Injection $1.61Zydus Cadila
PROLUTON DEPOT 250 MG INJECTION 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each) $1.67Zydus Cadila
Proluton 250mg Injection $2.01Zydus Cadila
PROLUTON DEPOT 500 MG INJECTION 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each) $2.94Zydus Cadila
100 mg10 Capsule$0.14
Rimgest 200mg Soft Gelatin Capsule $2.91Heal All Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
RIMGEST 200MG SOFTGEL 1 strip(s) (10 soft gelatin capsules each) $2.91Heal All Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
RIMGEST 100MG INJECTION 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each) $0.99Heal All Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
Rimgest 100mg Soft Gelatin Capsule $1.38Heal All Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
RIMGEST 100MG SOFTGEL 1 strip(s) (10 soft gelatin capsules each) $1.38Heal All Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
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References

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Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] - Frequently asked Questions

Can Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

What other drugs will affect Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve]?

There may be other drugs that can interact with Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve]. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

How should I take Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve]?

Use this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not use larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] is sometimes given for only a short period of time, such as 6 to 12 days at a time during each menstrual cycle. Following your dosing schedule is very important for this medication to be effective. Try not to miss any doses.

This medication comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Take the pill form of Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] with a full glass of water.

Apply Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] cream to the skin as directed by your doctor.

Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] injection is given as a shot into a muscle. Your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider will give you this injection. You may be given instructions on how to use your injections at home. Do not use this medicine at home if you do not fully understand how to give the injection and properly dispose of needles and syringes used in giving the medicine.

This medication can cause you to have unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve].

Your doctor will need to see you on a regular basis while you are using this medication. Do not miss any scheduled appointments.

Store Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

Who should not take Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve]?

Some forms of this medication may contain peanut oil. Do not use Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] without telling your doctor if you have a peanut allergy.

Do not use Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] if you have:

  • a history of breast cancer;

  • abnormal vaginal bleeding that a doctor has not checked;

  • liver disease;

  • if you are pregnant; or

  • if you have had a stroke, heart attack, or blood clot within the past year.

If you have any of these other conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely use Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve]:

  • heart disease, circulation problems;

  • risk factors for coronary artery disease ;

  • migraines,

  • asthma;

  • kidney disease;

  • seizures or epilepsy;

  • a history of depression; or

  • diabetes.

Do not use Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] without your doctor's consent if you are pregnant. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment. Use an effective form of birth control while you are using this medication.

Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Can Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Progesterone 0.04 MG/MG Vaginal Gel [Prochieve] be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology