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Pro 9 250mg Injection

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

Pro 9 250mg Injection 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 250mg Injection, 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 250mg Injection. 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 250mg Injection 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 250mg Injection 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 content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gynaecologist before using this medicine.

This medicine is used to treat the following conditions:

  • 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.
  • Premenstrual Syndrome

    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.
  • Allergy

    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.
  • Breast Cancer

    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.
  • Miscarriage

    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.
  • Liver Disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a liver disease or impairment of normal liver function.
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or are suspecting a pregnancy.

The most common side effects occurred after consumption of this medicine are as follows:

  • Chest Pain

  • Fever

  • Difficulty In Passing Urine

  • Breast Pain

  • Muscle Or Joint Pain

  • White Or Brownish Discharge From The Vagina

  • Headache

  • Dizziness

  • Depression

  • Viral Infections

  • Breast Lumps

  • Loss Of Vision Or Blurred Vision

  • Unexpected Vaginal Bleeding

  • Convulsions

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Constipation

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Hot Flashes

  • Hair Loss Or Thinning Of The Hair

  • 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.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This fact is unknown whether alcohol consumption is safe or not along with this medicine. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medicine affects the alertness of the patient. Thus driving ability of the patient is also affected.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Limited information is available on its use in patients with kidney disease. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Caution must be taken in patient with liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pro 9 250mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • 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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This medication 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 Alcohol

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

    Thyroid function tests

    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 Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Breast Cancer

    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

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

    Thromboembolism

    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

    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

    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 Food

    Information not available.

Ques: What is Pro 9 250mg Injection?

Ans: Pro 9 250mg Injection is a type of progesterone hormone which is extracted from plants, but its property matches with the human progesterone. This medicine undergoes a process called micronization where the size of the natural progesterone is reduced. The small size of the progesterone particles enhances its dissolution and absorption. This provides better availability of Pro 9 250mg Injection in the body and decreases its side effects.

Ques: What is Pro 9 250mg Injection used to treat?

Ans: It is used to treat various disorders. It is given to women with secondary amenorrhea. It supports pregnancy, prevents premature labor, and treats bleeding disorders that may occur before menopause.

Ques: Can you take Pro 9 250mg Injection every day?

Ans: Yes, it can be consumed every day. It is usually prescribed to be taken once daily in the evening or at bedtime. The usual duration of prescription may vary from 10-12 days a month to 25 days a month.

Ques: Does Pro 9 250mg Injection cause weight gain?

Ans: Yes, Pro 9 250mg Injection may cause weight gain. However, it is advised to contact your doctor in case your weight gain is worrying you.

Ques: Is Pro 9 250mg Injection safe?

Ans: Yes, Pro 9 250mg Injection is safer as compared to the normal synthetic progesterone. It is small in size which helps the body to absorb it easily. It is advised to take Pro 9 250mg Injection as per the doctor’s prescription.

Ques: How is Pro 9 250mg Injection beneficial for fertility and pregnancy?

Ans: It is a very crucial hormone in fertility. It prepares the uterus for pregnancy and also helps maintain it. Pro 9 250mg Injection is also used to prevent premature labor.
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