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- What is progesterone-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for progesterone-oral?
- Is progesterone-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for progesterone-oral?
- What are the side effects of progesterone-oral?
- What is the dosage for progesterone-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with progesterone-oral?
- Is progesterone-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about progesterone-oral?
What is the dosage for progesterone-oral?
Prevention of Endometrial Hyperplasia: 200 mg by mouth once daily at bedtime for 12 consecutive days per 28 day cycle. Treatment of Secondary Amenorrhea: 400 mg by mouth once daily at bedtime for 10 days.
Which drugs or supplements interact with progesterone-oral?
Progesterone should be used with caution with ketoconazole (Nizoral), clarithromycin (Biaxin), and erythromycin (Ery-Tab) because they slow the breakdown of progesterone and increase its levels in the body.
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