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Prometrium (progesterone) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Prometrium (progesterone) which include:

Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

estrogens/progestogens - fluid retention

Estrogens and progestogens may cause fluid retention, particularly when given in high dosages or for prolonged periods. Therapy with these agents should be administered cautiously in patients who have preexisting problems with excess fluid. In addition, patients with conditions that may be adversely affected by fluid accumulation, such as asthma, epilepsy, migraine, and cardiovascular or renal dysfunction, should be observed for exacerbation of their condition during estrogen and/or progestogen therapy.

References

  1. "Product Information. Estrace (estradiol)." Warner Chilcott Laboratories, Rockaway, NJ.
  2. "Product Information. Demulen (ethinyl estradiol-ethynodiol)." Searle, Skokie, IL.
  3. "Product Information. Micronor (norethindrone)" Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ.
  4. "Product Information. Provera (medroxyprogesterone)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  5. "Product Information. Megace (megestrol)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
  6. "Product Information. Ortho-Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol-norgestimate)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  7. "Product Information. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  8. "Product Information. Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol-levonorgestrel)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  9. "Product Information. Ovrette (norgestrel)" Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  10. "Product Information. Ortho Novum 10/11 (ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  11. "Product Information. Ortho Novum 1/50 (mestranol-norethindrone)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  12. "Product Information. Emcyt (estramustine)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  13. "Product Information. Ortho-Cept (desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  14. "Product Information. Norplant System (levonorgestrel)" Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  15. "Product Information. Premarin (conjugated estrogens)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  16. "Product Information. Ogen (estropipate topical)" Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  17. "Product Information. Vivelle (estradiol)." Ciba Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ.
  18. "Product Information. Ortho-Est (estropipate)." Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ.
  19. "Product Information. Lo/Ovral (ethinyl estradiol-norgestrel)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  20. "Product Information. Climara (estradiol)." Berlex, Richmond, CA.
  21. "Product Information. Estinyl Tablets (ethinyl estradiol)" Schering Corporation, Kenilworth, NJ.
  22. "Product Information. Estratab (esterified estrogens)" Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc, Marietta, GA.
  23. "Product Information. Estraderm (estradiol)." Ciba Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ.
  24. Leiman G "Depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate as a contraceptive agent: its effect on weight and blood pressure." Am J Obstet Gynecol 114 (1972): 97-102
  25. "Product Information. Ortho Dienestrol Cream (dienestrol topical)" Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ.
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Moderate

High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

progestogens - hyperlipidemia

Some progestogenic agents may elevate plasma LDL levels and/or lower HDL levels, although data have been inconsistent. Patients with preexisting hyperlipidemia may require closer monitoring during progestogen therapy, and adjustments made accordingly in their lipid-lowering regimen.

References

  1. "Product Information. Provera (medroxyprogesterone)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  2. "Product Information. Ortho-Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol-norgestimate)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  3. "Product Information. Norplant System (levonorgestrel)" Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  4. Luciano AA, De Souza MJ, Roy MP, Schoenfeld MJ, Nulsen JC, Halvorson CV "Evaluation of low-dose estrogen and progestin therapy in postmenopausal women." J Reprod Med 38 (1993): 207-14
  5. "Product Information. Ortho-Cept (desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  6. "Product Information. Lo/Ovral (ethinyl estradiol-norgestrel)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  7. "Product Information. Demulen (ethinyl estradiol-ethynodiol)." Searle, Skokie, IL.
  8. "Product Information. Micronor (norethindrone)" Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ.
  9. Virutamasen P, Wongsrichanalai C, Tangkeo P, Nitichai Y, Rienprayoon D "Metabolic effects of depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate in long-term users: a cross-sectional study." Int J Gynaecol Obstet 24 (1986): 291-6
  10. Barnes RB, Roy S, Lobo RA "Comparison of lipid and androgen levels after conjugated estrogen or depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment in postmenopausal women." Obstet Gynecol 66 (1985): 216-9
  11. Haiba NA, el-Habashy MA, Said SA, Darwish EA, Abdel-Sayed WS, Nayel SE "Clinical evaluation of two monthly injectable contraceptives and their effects on some metabolic parameters." Contraception 39 (1989): 619-32
  12. Teichmann AT, Wander HE, Cremer P, et al. "Medroxyprogesterone acetate and lipid metabolic changes." Arzneimittelforschung 37 (1987): 573-77
  13. Who Task Force on Long-acting Agents for Fertility Regulation "Metabolic side-effects of injectable depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate, 150 mg three-monthly, in undernourished lactating women." Bull World Health Organ 64 (1986): 587-94
  14. "Product Information. Ovrette (norgestrel)" Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  15. "Product Information. Ortho Novum 10/11 (ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  16. "Product Information. Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol-levonorgestrel)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  17. "Product Information. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
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Moderate

Obesity

Minor Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

progestogens - weight gain

Progestogens can cause weight gain, which may be significant (as is the case with parenteral medroxyprogesterone) and undesirable in obese patients attempting to lose weight.

References

  1. "Product Information. Micronor (norethindrone)" Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ.
  2. "Product Information. Lo/Ovral (ethinyl estradiol-norgestrel)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  3. "Product Information. Demulen (ethinyl estradiol-ethynodiol)." Searle, Skokie, IL.
  4. "Product Information. Ortho Novum 10/11 (ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  5. "Product Information. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  6. "Product Information. Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol-levonorgestrel)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  7. Amatayakul K, Sivasomboon B, Thanangkul O "A study of the mechanism of weight gain in medroxyprogesterone acetate users." Contraception 22 (1980): 605-22
  8. "Product Information. Ovrette (norgestrel)" Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  9. "Product Information. Ortho-Cept (desogestrel-ethinyl estradiol)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  10. "Product Information. Ortho-Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol-norgestimate)." Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation, Raritan, NJ.
  11. "Product Information. Provera (medroxyprogesterone)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  12. Leiman G "Depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate as a contraceptive agent: its effect on weight and blood pressure." Am J Obstet Gynecol 114 (1972): 97-102
  13. "Product Information. Norplant System (levonorgestrel)" Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
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Prometrium (progesterone) drug Interactions

There are 200 drug interactions with Prometrium (progesterone)

Prometrium (progesterone) disease Interactions

There are 10 disease interactions with Prometrium (progesterone) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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