Crinone 8% Gel

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1 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Crinone Gel


Uses of Crinone Gel

Crinone 8% Gel is used in the treatment of female infertility and hormone replacement therapy.
It is also used to restore menstruation in women with secondary amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual cycles).

Side effects of Crinone Gel


Fatigue, Sleepiness, Headache, Abdominal pain.


How to use Crinone Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Crinone Gel works

Crinone 8% Gel is a progesterone (female hormone). It works on the lining of the uterus and helps to establish and maintain pregnancy in infertile women. It helps in protecting the uterus from the negative effects of estrogen when used for the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms.

In Depth Information on Crinone Gel

Expert advice for Crinone Gel

  • Crinone is a natural progesterone available as a micronized formulation which helps in better absorption of this medicine when taken orally.
  • Crinone should be taken with food.
  • It helps increase chances of getting pregnant when used in women with infertility.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
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Special precautions for Crinone 8% Gel
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Crinone 8% Gel is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Crinone 8% Gel is safe to use during lactation. Human studi
es have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Crinone 8% Gel may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Crinone
8% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Crinone
8% Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Crinone 8% w/w Gel

Frequently asked questions for Progesterone (Natural Micronized)

Q. What is natural micronised progesterone?
These are natural progesterone preparations which have improved bioavailability and fewer side effects compared with synthetic progesterone.

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