OB_Progesterone - Progesterone Safe dose& range...

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Unformatted text preview: Progesterone Safe dose & range: PO (Adults): Secondary amenorrhea-- 400 mg once daily in the evening for 10 days; prevention of postmenopausal estrogen- induced endometrial hyperplasia--200 mg once daily at bedtime for 14 days on days 8-21 of a 28-day cycle or on days 12-25 of a 30-day cyc≤ if patient currently receives ≥1.25 mg/day of estrogen, then a daily of dose of 300 mg of progesterone as 100 mg 2 hr after breakfast and 200 mg at bedtime is used; further adjustments may be required. Vag (Adults): Secondary amenorrhea--45 mg (1 applicatorful of 4% gel) once every other day for up to 6 doses, may be increased to 90 mg (1 applicatorful of 8% gel) once every other day for up to 6 doses; Corpus luteum insufficiency or assisted reproduction technology--For luteal phase support: 90 mg (1 applicatorful of 8% gel) once daily; for in vitro fertilization: 90 mg (1 applicatorful of 8% gel) once daily beginning within 24 hr of embryo transfer and continued through day 30 post-transfer (if pregnancy occurs, treatment may be continued for up to 10-12 wk); partial or complete ovarian failure-- 90 mg (1 applicatorful of 8% gel) twice daily while undergoing donor oocyte transfer (if pregnancy occurs, treatment may be continued for up to 10-12...
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