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Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries

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Overview

Uses of Miprogen Pessaries

Miprogen Pessaries side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Miprogen Pessaries

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Lie on your back and gently insert the pessary into the vagina as high as possible with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label.

How Miprogen Pessaries works

Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries is a progesterone (female hormone). It helps to establish and maintain pregnancy. It also prevents the increase in thickness of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) caused by estrogen.

Miprogen Pessaries related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE
Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries is safe to use during lactation. Human studies 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.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries helps increase your chances of getting pregnant by replacing low levels of progesterone during luteal phase. It prepares the lining of your uterus to receive and nourish a fertilized egg.
  • If you become pregnant, Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries can be used for another 10 to 12 weeks until your progesterone levels are high enough.
  • It also helps regulate menstrual cycle in women who do not have a regular period due to a decrease in the hormone progesterone. 
  • It exposes your body to less hormone compared to progesterone pills or injections thereby preventing various gastric side effects.
  • Do not use tampons or other vaginal products for at least 6 hours before and 6 hours after using Miprogen 100 mg Pessaries.
  • Use each applicator only once to insert the gel into your vagina and then throw it away. 
  • You may get a brownish or white discharge during this time that may cause irritation, pain or swelling of the vagina. It is not unusual, but talk to your doctor if it bothers you.
     
  • It should be taken with food.
  • It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

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FAQs

Q. What is Miprogen and what is it used for?

Miprogen contains micronized progesterone, which is a natural female sex hormone. It is used to treat menstrual and pregnancy-related issues that are caused due to hormonal imbalance. It is also prescribed along with estrogen as a part of hormonal replacement therapy for preventing endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of the lining of the uterus).

Q. How and in what dose should I take Miprogen?

For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition. It is recommended to use it at the same time each day to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss to take Miprogen?

If you miss the dose, you should take it as soon as possible. If it is almost the time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose, instead continue the usual dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the for the missed one.

Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Miprogen?

The common side effects are vaginal discharge, headache, feeling tired, stomach cramps, and breast tenderness. If any of the side effects bother you, please consult with your doctor.

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