What is Cycrin?
Cycrin is a progestin (a form of progesterone), a female hormone that shall help in regulating ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and menstrual periods.
How does Cycrin work?
Cycrin works by replacing progesterone hormone that the body is unable to make. It is also used to prevent an overgrowth of the lining of the uterus in women taking estrogen who have gone through menopause.
How is Cycrin used?
Cycrin comes as a tablet to be taken by mouth, usually once daily. It is prescribed to be consumed for 5 to 10 days in a row per month. If you miss an oral dose, consume the medicine as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Is long term use of Cycrin safe?
Long-term use of Cycrin may increase your risk of breast cancer, heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. Talk with the doctor about individual health risk.
What should be avoided while taking medroxyprogesterone?
Avoid smoking while taking this medicine. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots.