Progesterone is used in premenstural syndrome (symptoms before onset of mensturation)
How it works
Progesterone stimulates luteal actions, changes in uterus and vagina as seen in early pregnancy. It also has prolonged uterotrophic effect. Contractile response of the myometrium to oxytocin is inhibited.
Common side effects
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Mood changes, Breast pain, Irregular menstrual cycle