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  • Cyclogest 400mg Pessaries 15's

Cyclogest 400mg Pessaries 15's

Cyclogest contains progesterone which is a natural, female sex hormone, produced in the body. Cyclogest works by adjusting the hormonal balance within the body for the treatment of:
• pre-menstrual syndrome which often affects women during the 7 to 10 days before their monthly period. The symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome include feelings of tension, irritability, depression, headache, breast tenderness, weight gain and bloatedness.
• post-natal depression which some women get after their baby has been born.
• women who need extra progesterone while undergoing treatment in an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) programme.
How to use
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. For women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) programme:
The recommended dose is 400 mg twice a day by vaginal insertion. Start using Cyclogest 400 mg on the day of egg retrieval. The administration of Cyclogest should be continued for 38 days if pregnancy has been confirmed. For the treatment of premenstrual syndrome and post-natal depression: The recommended dose is 200 mg once a day or 400 mg twice a day by vaginal or rectal insertion. The pessary may be inserted into either the vagina or rectum (back passage) depending upon the following certain other conditions.
You should insert Cyclogest into the:
• vagina if you have:
- colitis (inflammation of the colon causing frequent attacks of diarrhoea with mucous or blood)
- problems controlling your bowel movements (faecal incontinence).
• rectum (back passage) if you have:
- a vaginal infection (discharge from your vagina)
- or often have cystitis (a burning pain on passing water)
- recently given birth
- to use a barrier method of birth control such as a diaphragm, cap or condom. Such devices may not work properly in the presence of the vegetable fat from the pessary
Do not use if:
• are allergic to progesterone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine,
• have unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been evaluated by the doctor,
• have known or suspected tumour that is hormone sensitive,
• have porphyria disorders (a group of inherited or acquired disorders of certain enzymes),
• have or have had blood clots in the legs, lungs, eyes or elsewhere in the body,
• currently have or have had severe liver problems.
• have a miscarriage and your physician suspects some tissue is still in the uterus or pregnancy outside of the womb.