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Progesterone

Information

Uses

Progesterone is used in premenstural syndrome (pms)

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

Adrenal insufficiency, Breathing difficulty, Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Cushing syndrome, Vomiting, Sleepiness, 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, Constipation, Nervousness, Increased glucose level in blood, Vaginal discharge

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Content on this page was last updated on 27 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)