- Post menopausal hormonal replacement therapy
This medicine is used along with estrogen in women who have achieved menopause, but haven't undergone a surgery to remove the uterus (hysterectomy).
This medicine is used to treat absence of menstruation in women of childbearing potential due to a lack of progesterone in their body.
- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
This medicine is also used to treat abnormal bleeding from the vagina due to changes in hormone levels but are not caused by a pregnancy or miscarriage.
- Endometrial hyperplasia
This medicine is used to prevent this condition where the female sex hormones are imbalanced and heavy bleeding or intermittent bleeding between periods are experienced.
- Progesterone deficiency during pregnancy
This medicine is used for prevention of miscarriages and maintenance of pregnancy in conditions where luteal phase progesterone hormone levels are significantly low. However, it should not be used during later stages of pregnancy (later part of 2nd trimester and the 3rd trimester).
- Premenstrual syndrome
This medicine is also used for the treatment of symptoms experienced due to periodic changes in sex hormone levels as a part of the menstrual cycle.
This medicine may also be used as a vaginally inserted dosage form to achieve contraception.