Prometrium

 
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Without a Script

Prometrium may be prescribed to restore menstruation if your menstrual periods have stopped.
Prometrium is prescribed for postmenopausal women who are taking estrogen (hormone replacement therapy); it prevents a buildup of the lining of the uterus and abnormal bleeding.

Side Effects

Prometrium side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Worry;
- Vomiting;
- Viral infection;
- Vaginal dryness;
- Vaginal discharge;
- Urinary problems;
- Upper respiratory infection;
- Swelling of hands and feet;
- Night sweats;
- Nausea;
- Muscle pain;
- Joint pain;
- Irritability;
- Hot flashes;
- Headache;
- Fatigue;
- Emotional instability;
- Dizziness;
- Diarrhea;
- Depression;
- Coughing;
- Constipation;
- Chest pain;
- Breast tenderness or pain;
- Bloating;
- Back pain;
- Abdominal cramping;

Dosage

ADULTS

To Restore Menstrual Periods

The usual dose is 400 taken each evening for 10 days.

To Prevent Abnormal Buildup of the Uterine Lining

For women taking daily conjugated estrogen tablets, the usual dosage of Prometrium is 200 taken each evening for 12 days in a 28-day cycle.
Without Prescription (2017)