Generic Name(s): Progesterone
Drug Class: progestins
Treats: low levels of progesterone
Endometrin is drug that is inserted into the vagina, and it contains 100 mg of micronized progesterone. Progesterone is a hormone that helps the uterus lining to receive and even nourish a fertilized human egg. Endometrin is intended for women who require additional progesterone as they undergo treatment in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) programs.
Endometrin is a vaginal insert that contains progesterone, a naturally occurring female hormone needed for ovulation and periods. Progesterone is required to prepare the lining of the uterus to allow it receive a fertilized egg.
Endometrin is used as part of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) to help women become and stay pregnant.
Endometrin works by increasing the level of progesterone in women using fertility treatments. Most often, fertility treatments cause a decrease in progesterone levels.
Endometrin is for vaginal use only. It comes with an applicator that is used to insert it into the vagina. If you get pregnant, continue using Endometrin for up to 10 weeks or as directed by the doctor.