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Pro-9 200 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Natural Micronised Progesterone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Pro-9 200 MG Capsule is a medication that is used in hormone replacement therapy. This means that it is orally administered into women’s bodies when they do not produce enough progesterone. It reduces menopause symptoms and the risk of cancer of the uterus. It corrects menstrual disorders in women and can also be used as contraception. Pro-9 200 MG Capsule, belonging to a group of medications called Progestins, works by inducing some changes in endometrium and decreasing the level of estrogen in the uterus.

There are few side effects of using Pro-9 200 MG Capsule. Some of them include nausea, diarrhoea, mood swings, abdominal pain, flatulence, rash, itching, sleepiness, vomitting and dizziness. More serious side effects may include chest pain and discomfort, difficulty in passing urine, great lumps, fever and chills, blurred or loss of vision and convolutions.

You should not use Pro-9 200 MG Capsule if you are allergic to it, or have a heart, blood vessel, or liver disorder. You should not use it If you have had a miscarriage, experience abnormal vaginal bleeding, are pregnant or have breast cancer. This medicine is not to be given to children. A few other medicines can interact with Pro-9 200 MG Capsule like carbamazepine, ketoconazole, insulin, phenobarbital, venetociax and edoxaban. Therefore, it is advisable to inform your doctor if you take any other medications.

Doctors recommend to take this medicine at bedtime with sufficient amount of water for as long as prescribed. The duration of action of each dose is based on factors like your age, dosage form, etc. In case of overdosing contact your doctor immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Obstetrician before using this medicine.

Post menopausal hormonal replacement therapy

This medicine is used along with estrogen in women who have achieved menopause, but haven't undergone a surgery to remove the uterus (hysterectomy).

Amenorrhoea

This medicine is used to treat absence of menstruation in women of childbearing potential due to a lack of progesterone in their body.

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding

This medicine is also used to treat abnormal bleeding from the vagina due to changes in hormone levels but are not caused by a pregnancy or miscarriage.

Endometrial hyperplasia

This medicine is used to prevent this condition where the female sex hormones are imbalanced and heavy bleeding or intermittent bleeding between periods are experienced.

Progesterone deficiency

This medicine is used to treat a condition where progesterone level in the body is low and as a result the risk of miscarriage is very high.
This medicine is also used for the treatment of symptoms experienced due to periodic changes in sex hormone levels as a part of the menstrual cycle.

Contraception

This medicine may also be used as a vaginally inserted dosage form to achieve contraception.
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to progesterone or any other ingredient present with it. This medicine might contain peanut oil and should never be used by patients who are allergic to peanuts.

Abnormal vaginal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal bleeding episode which has not been diagnosed by a doctor.
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have breast cancer or are suspected to have it. It is not recommended for use if the patient has a history of breast cancer.
This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient has had an incomplete miscarriage or missed abortion recently.

Heart and blood vessel disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an active or historic instance of stroke or heart attack. It should not be used by patients having an active or historic clotting disorder.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a liver disease or impairment of normal liver function.
This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or are suspecting a pregnancy.
In addition to its intended effect, Pro-9 200 MG Capsule may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Chest pain and discomfort

Major Common

Fever and chills

Major Common

Difficulty in passing urine

Major Common

Breast pain and tenderness

Minor Common

Muscle or joint pain

Minor Common

White or brownish discharge from the vagina

Minor Common

Headache

Moderate Less Common

Dizziness

Moderate Less Common

Depression

Moderate Less Common

Viral infections

Moderate Rare

Breast lumps

Major Rare

Loss of vision or blurred vision

Major Rare

Unexpected vaginal bleeding

Major Less Common

Convulsions (seizures)

Major Less Common

Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet

Major Rare

Constipation or diarrhea

Moderate Less Common

Nausea or Vomiting

Minor Common

Hot flashes

Moderate Less Common

Hair loss or thinning of the hair

Moderate Less Common

How long is the duration of effect?

The duration of action of this medicine is subject to vary based on factors like age, dosage form etc.

What is the onset of action?

The time taken for this medicine to show it's effect is subject to vary from one person to another.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. Appropriate means of contraception should be used while using this medicine. Consult your doctor before stopping the use of this medicine.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are breastfeeding. This medicine can pass into the breast milk and may harm the nursing infant.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pro-9 200 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Micro Labs Ltd
Merck Consumer Health Care Ltd
Reliance Life Science

Missed Dose instructions

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Contact your doctor if you have missed more than one dose.

Overdose instructions

Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. The short-term effects of an overdose could be a headache, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.

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United States

Japan

Pro-9 200 MG Capsule belongs to a class known as progestins and makes up for the lack of naturally produced progesterone in women of childbearing age. It also decreases the amount of estrogen produced in the uterus.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Disease

Breast cancer

Major
Use of this medicine is not recommended for patients having an active case of breast cancer or are suspected of having it. Report all such instance including occurrence in the past to the doctor so that an informed decision can be taken in regards to the future treatment plan.

Liver disease

Major
Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient has a liver disease or the normal liver function is impaired.

Thromboembolism

Major
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients having a clotting disorder in which the formed clot moves from one place and lodges in another place.

Depression

Moderate
This medicine should be used with caution in patients having episodes of depression or having a history of depression especially when estrogen is also administered in combination.

Retinal thrombosis

Moderate
Use of this medicine can sometimes cause a loss of vision by blocking the flow of blood from the retina to the heart. Hence caution should be exercised while using it and any abnormality in vision should be reported to the doctor.

Interaction with Alcohol

Alcohol

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Interaction with Lab Test

Thyroid function tests

Moderate
Report the use of progesterone to the doctor before undergoing a thyroid function test. This medicine can interfere with the test and give a false positive result.

Interaction with Food

Food

Information not available.

Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to ensure the safe use of these medicines together. Alternate means of birth control should be discussed with your doctor while using carbamazepine. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

Ketoconazole

Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Report any instances of nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding to the doctor on priority while using these medicines.

Insulin

Moderate
Report the use of insulin or any other anti-diabetic medicine to the doctor before receiving progesterone. You may need an adjusted dose of the anti-diabetic medicine and more frequent monitoring of blood glucose level in such cases.

Phenobarbital

Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment or frequent monitoring to ensure the safe use of these medicines together. Use of progesterone for birth control should be avoided while taking phenobarbital. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Venetoclax

Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Report any side effects like vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue etc to the doctor. You doctor may prescribe safer alternatives that do not interact in such cases.

Edoxaban

Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use them together. In some cases, an alternate medicine may be prescribed to avoid interactions and unwanted side effects like unusual bleeding and bruising. Symptoms like dizziness, presence of blood in stool or vomit, severe headache etc should be reported to the doctor on priority while taking these medicines together.
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Popular Questions & Answers

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I have a sensitivity in my teeth and I used colgate pro relief but still my sensitivity doesn't.
Visit a dentist to find out the cause of the sensitivity. If the case if very severe, using a simple over-the-counter toothpaste will not be enough. A suitable treatment must be undertaken followed up by maintenance using an anti sensitivity paste.

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About Pro-9 200 MG Capsule
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