Menopause Home > Off-Label and Pediatric Indications for Prometrium

Prometrium Use in Children

Prometrium is not approved for use in children for any use.
 

Off-Label Prometrium Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Prometrium for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. Using the drug to supplement progesterone during pregnancy is a common off-label use of Prometrium (see Prometrium During Pregnancy for more information). It is also used in an off-label fashion as part of infertility treatments.
 
Sometimes hormones (including progesterone) are used to promote youthfulness. This is not generally accepted as a legitimate off-label Prometrium use.
 
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation
Advertisement


Topics & Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.