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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Prevention of Endometrial Hyperplasia
PROMETRIUM Capsules should be given as a single daily dose at bedtime, 200 mg orally for 12 days sequentially per 28-day cycle, to a postmenopausal woman with a uterus who is receiving daily conjugated estrogens tablets.
Treatment of Secondary Amenorrhea
PROMETRIUM Capsules may be given as a single daily dose of 400 mg at bedtime for 10 days.
Some women may experience difficulty swallowing PROMETRIUM Capsules. For these women, PROMETRIUM Capsules should be taken with a glass of water while in the standing position.
PROMETRIUM (progesterone, USP) Capsules 100 mg are round, peach-colored capsules branded with black imprint “aC.”
NDC 0032-1708-01 (Bottle of 100)
PROMETRIUM (progesterone, USP) Capsules 200 mg are oval, pale yellow-colored capsules branded with black imprint “aCM.”
NDC 0032-1711-01 (Bottle of 100)
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].
Protect from excessive moisture.
Dispense in tight, light-resistant container as defined in USP/NF, accompanied by a Patient Insert.
Keep out of reach of children.
Manufactured by: Catalent Pharma Solutions St. Petersburg, FL 33716. Marketed by: Abbott Laboratories North Chicago, IL 60064, U.S.A.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/19/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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