My GYN prescribed Prometrium for me to take because I have stopped having menstrual periods (amennorhea), and I haven't reached menopause yet.
6 Sep 2009
Prometrium (progesterone) is used to treat women who have do not have a menstrual period because of decreased progesterone in the body. Prometrium is a hormone, it works by changing the lining of the uterus. Stopping Prometrium causes a period. It is difficult to predict what your period will be like when you stop the tablets.
- Prometrium Information for Consumers
- Prometrium Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prometrium (detailed)
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I am 58 years old and menopause for 5 years.
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