Progesterone and other hormones help the females to stay healthy and to conceive well too. Progesterone is needed to prepare the lining of the uterus so that it can receive the fertilized egg respectively. The Endometrin 100 mg is a medication that comprises of a female hormone called progesterone. It is effective in increasing the progesterone level in females and better than other fertility treatments as well.
Before a female begins to take Endometrin she needs to read the patient information leaflet as provided by the pharmacist. If any help is needed, it’s better to consult the doctor or even the pharmacist.
It should be noted that this medicine is only for the vaginal purpose. The suppository has to be unwrapped and the instructions followed carefully. An applicator needs to be used to insert the medicine into the vagina and applied two to three times in a day. If the female becomes pregnant, she should only use the medicine as directed by the doctor or maximum up to 10 weeks only.
The dosage of Endometrin depends on the medical condition and the body’s response to the treatment as well.
It is possible that a female may experience some side effects after the intake of Endometrin. They include
- breast tenderness
- bloating, drowsiness
- stomach/abdominal pain
- mood swings
- and some minor vaginal discomfort
This is normal, but if unusual side effects like
- swelling of feet
- vaginal bleeding
- breast lumps
- yellowing of skin occur
- Then she should consult her doctor immediately
Mostly, Endometrin has found to work efficiently for many women. But those who are using it should seek immediate attention if they feel chest pain, slurred speech, vision changes, as well as difficulty in walking or severe dizziness as well.
Before a woman takes Endometrin she needs to inform her doctor or the pharmacist for any known allergies if she has them. This medicine may have some inactive ingredients that might cause allergic reactions or some other problems. So, a good consultation should be done with the attending physician.
Suppose she has a history of blood clots, liver disease, recent stroke or heart attack, cancer, vaginal bleeding or even the loss of pregnancy with some tissue remaining in the uterus, she has to consult her doctor before using the medicine on the daily basis. It is always better to inform the doctor about one’s medical history especially if she has suffered from diseases like kidney disease, high blood pressure, migraine, seizures, heart disease, depression, asthma, diabetes and even high cholesterol in the body.
It is possible that Endometrin may cause some drowsiness after some time when it has been taken. So, the female should not do any activity, should not use any machinery and even should not drive at all. Above all, alcoholic drinks need to be avoided as well as during pregnancy any alcoholic drink can harm the developing baby.
It should be noted that it is very unlikely that blood clots may occur due to the intake of Endometrin. But the risk of developing clots only increases if the female stays in bed or the chair for a long time.