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Prometrium is used to cause a period in premenopausal women who have stopped having them, as well as to prevent an excessive buildup of the uterine lining. This drug is identical in structure to the progesterone made naturally in the body. While most women have no problems with Prometrium, side effects such as dizziness, headaches, and breast pain can occur.
What Is Prometrium?Prometrium® (progesterone capsules) is a prescription medication approved to:
- Prevent abnormal thickening of the lining of the uterus in women taking estrogen hormone replacement therapy
- Cause a period in women who stopped having menstrual periods before menopause.