Active ingredients: progesterone
What it is used for
Oripro Pessaries are indicated for:,1. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment of infertile women with progesterone deficiency, requiring progesterone supplementation or replacement to support embryo implantation and maintain initial pregnancy.,2. Prevention of preterm birth in singleton pregnancies at risk due to:,- Shortened cervix (midtrimester sonographic cervix less than or equal to 25 mm). and/or,- Where there is a history of spontaneous preterm birth.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Vaginal. This medicine is given via the vagina.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Opaque, bullet-shaped waxy, solid masses
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
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