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Progestin Adult

Progestogens - What is it for

Dydrogesterone, medroxyprogesterone and norethisterone are types of progestogens.

Progestogens can be used for the following purposes:

  • Preparing the uterus for implantation of a fertilized egg, where the egg sticks to the wall of uterus
  • Maintenance of pregnancy once implantation occurs
  • Enhance implantation of a fertilized egg (routinely used for during IVF) and to decrease the risk of spontaneous abortion (miscarriage)
  • Management of various abnormal uterine bleeding including absence of menstrual flow and heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Management of menopause in combination with estrogen replacement therapy

It is important to use the correct progestogen as directed by your healthcare professional.

Progestogens - Additional Information

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