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Brand name: Crinone TM

Active ingredients: progesterone

What it is used for

For IVF and (ART) where luteal phase support is indicated.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Vaginal
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

IN SINGLE-USE, ONE PIECE, WHITE POLYETHYLENE APPLICATOR APPLICATOR CONTAINS A POLYETHYLENE BALL ( AS PISTON), AND TWIST TOP. SEALED INDIVIDUALLY IN A PAPER/AI/IONOMER RESIN/FOIL WRAP. SMOOTH, WHITE TO OFF-WHITE GEL WITH A SLIGHTLY FATTY ODOUR.

Food interactions

For the active ingredient progesterone

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Avoid excessive quantities of coffee or tea (Caffeine).
  • Increase dietary intake of magnesium, folate, vitamin B6, B12, and/or consider taking a multivitamin.
  • Take at the same time everyday.
  • Take with food.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient progesterone

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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