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Composition FOR CRINONE 8% gel

Natural Micronised Progesterone(8%)

food interaction for CRINONE gel

alcohol interaction for CRINONE gel

pregnancy interaction for CRINONE gel

lactation interaction for CRINONE gel

medicine interaction for CRINONE gel

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Crinone 8% gel is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Crinone 8% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CRINONE 8% gel

Natural Micronised Progesterone(8%)

Crinone gel uses

Crinone 8% gel is used in hormone replacement therapy (hrt)

How crinone gel works

Progesterone belongs to a class of medications called progestins (female hormones). It is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy to bring on the menstruation by decreasing the levels of estrogen in the uterus and replacing the natural progesterone in women who are lacking.

Common side effects of crinone gel

Rash, Adrenal insufficiency, Vaginal discharge, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Sleepiness, Cushing syndrome, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, Breast pain, Hair loss, Fatigue, Acne, Hot flushes, Thrombophlebitis, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Cushingoid syndrome, Increased blood pressure, Depression, Mood changes, Nervousness, Constipation, Increased glucose level in blood, Breathing difficulty

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CRINONE 8% GEL

Patients taking CRINONE 8% GEL

  • 86%
    Once A Day
  • 13%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR CRINONE gel

2 Substitutes
2 Substitutes
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Expert advice FOR CRINONE gel

  • Progesterone should be taken on an empty stomach or at least one hour before food or two hours after food.
  • Do not take progesterone and consult your doctor if you have ever had any unexpected and unexplained bleeding from your vagina which was not due to your normal monthly period.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a family before taking progesterone.
  • Do not take progesterone without informing your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate a machine immediately after taking progesterone. You may experience a temporary (1 to 3 hours) feeling of sleepiness and dizziness after taking progesterone. 
  • Oral progesterone should preferably be taken at bedtime.
  • Consult  your doctor about any severe stomach pain or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
  • Immediately consult your  if you have sudden vision changes or one-sided weakness (signs of stroke) or chest pain and trouble breathing (signs of a pulmonary embolism).

Frequently asked questions FOR CRINONE 8% gel

Natural Micronised Progesterone

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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)