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Progesterone is a Soft Gelatin Capsule which is manufactured by Pax Healthcare. The capsule specializes in the treatment of the female hormone that is responsible for the menstruation cycle. With the use of this capsule, one can get protected from the threats of abortion and also the from premature labor too. This also helps in preventing the thickening of the uterus lining thereby forming a protective layer and maintaining the pregnancy. The medicine acts as a hormone and hence can be considered hormone replacement therapy. While undergoing the course of the capsule, one can prevent the risk of early menopause.

The capsule called Progesterone acts as an artificial oestrogen and progesterone hormone that is mainly responsible for causing menopause if the levels are decreased. A woman can only take this pharmaceutical aid only if there is a serious need for the maintenance of the hormone or the pregnancy is at high risk. But the consumption will be decided by the doctor only as not doing so may result in unwanted symptoms and also it can self-abort the baby if there is no requirement for the tablets.

The aid is only formed to provide protection to the woman’s reproductive system but as there are severe side effects of the drug, it is therefore mandatory to follow the precautions while using  Progesterone Capsules such as taking the appropriate amount of rest, following a healthy diet and also taking the medicine b on a fixed time. One needs to stay in touch with the doctor if any of the serious side effects occur such as uncontrollable vomiting and feeling unconscious. The common effect that won’t require medical attention will be nausea, drowsiness, and excessive mood swings.

Medicinal Benefits of Progesterone Capsule

The medicine belongs to the category of hormone replacement therapy hence it has many advantages.

  • The aid maintains the level of hormone oestrogen and progesterone.
  • Helps protect the high-risk pregnancy.
  • Cure the early symptoms of menopause. 
  • Prevent the occurrence of endometrial hyperplasia. 
  • Decreases the threat of abortion.
  • Prevent premature labor.
  • Protects the fetus. 
  • Treats amenorrhoea.
  • Maintains a healthy menstrual cycle. 

Dose Requirement of Progesterone Capsule

The dose requirement has to be suggested by the doctor only. There are certain aspects that have to be taken care of such as the health condition of the person, which is necessary for the doctor to know before recommending capsules. Once advised, it is mandatory to consume the tablets at a fixed time only so the dysfunctioning of the hormone won’t occur. 

Side Effects of Progesterone Capsule

There are some side effects too that may occur with the use of capsules. 

Common Effects 

  • Excessive vaginal discharge.
  • Mood swings can be noticed.
  • Nausea can be caused.
  • Joint pain may occur.
  • Constipation can be caused.
  • Hot flashes may occur too. 
  • Fatigue may be noticed.
  • If you are not pregnant, periods can be very painful.

Serious Effects

  • Excessive vomiting.
  • Severe body pain during pregnancy
  • Discharge of blood during pregnancy.
  • Feeling of premature labor.
  • Blood pressure issues.
  • Increased heartbeat.

Note that side effects may vary but it is necessary to consult the doctor if any serious problems occur.

Precaution with Progesterone Capsule

One needs to follow some precautions too.

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Consume a healthy diet.
  • Do not eat oily food.
  • Take the medication at a fixed time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medical condition.
  • Tell another doctor about the other medical drugs you are consuming.
  • Inform the doctor immediately if you get pregnant while undergoing the course of the tablets.


Keep the Progesterone Capsule in a cool and dry place only with no contact with sunlight.

Note –  Progesterone Capsules are only for external use.

Caution – This is not a pediatric drug and neither be used for the occurrence of the menstrual cycle.