Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F)
Prometrium capsules contain the female hormone called progesterone. Progesterone is indicated to help support the lining of the uterus. The capsule may used vaginally or orally as preferred by your doctor.
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Take the Prometrium capsule with a full glass of water. It is best to take the medicine at night because this medicine can make you dizzy or drowsy.
Apply Prometrium cream to the skin as directed by your doctor.
Prometrium is sometimes used for only a short time, such as 10 to 12 days during each menstrual cycle. Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully.
Have regular physical exams and self-examine your breasts for lumps on a monthly basis while using Prometrium.
If you need surgery or medical tests or if you will be on bed rest, you may need to stop using this medicine for a short time. Any doctor or surgeon who treats you should know that you are using Prometrium.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.