Brand Name(s): First Progesterone MC10, First Progesterone MC5, Progest, Prometrium
Drug Class: Progestins
Treats: Absence of Menstruation
Progesterone is a female hormone that is important for the regulations of ovulation and menstruation. Progesterone is used to bring menstrual periods to women who have not yet reached their menopause but are not menstruating due to lack of progesterone in the body. This medicine is under a class of drugs that are known as progestin.
Progesterone is a female hormone that is crucial for the regulation of the menstruation and ovulation. It occurs naturally in the body, but it can also be administered artificially if the body cannot produce enough of it. It is a sterile solution available for intramuscular use and thus it should be administered as an injection IM.
Progesterone is used as a medication in women who have not reached menopause but are not having regular periods due to lack of progesterone in their body. Lack progesterone is a situation where the body fails to produce enough progesterone hormones. It can also be used to prevent overgrowth in the uterus lining of the uterus postmenopausal women.