Can Crinone gel cause cramping?

SIDE EFFECTS: Bloating, cramps, stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, breast swelling/pain, pain around the vaginal area, drowsiness, tiredness, decreased interest in sex, joint pain, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Does Crinone cause discharge?

If other local intravaginal therapy is to be used concurrently, there should be at least a 6-hour period before or after Crinone administration. Small, white globules may appear as a vaginal discharge possibly due to gel accumulation, even several days after usage.

Is cramping a side effect of progesterone suppositories?

SIDE EFFECTS: Bloating, stomach/abdominal pain, nausea, breast tenderness, headache, drowsiness, mood swings, irritability, or vaginal discomfort may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Why does Crinone come out in chunks?

When you administer CRINONE as directed by your health care provider, the gel lines your vaginal tissue. Over time, the remaining gel, which is the vehicle for carrying the progesterone, may accumulate on the lining of the vaginal wall, and small, white globules or clumps may appear as a vaginal discharge.

Should I lay down after Crinone?

Do I have to remain lying down after administration? No. CRINONE adheres to the vaginal lining upon administration, enabling you to stand and go about your normal routine immediately after application.

Should you clean out Crinone gel?

Do NOT be concerned is small, white globules appear as a discharge after serveral days of usage. It is common and not harmful, to have some gel residue build up. If you wish, you may remove the residual gel by inserting your finger into the vagina and clearing the gel manually.

How far up do you put Crinone?

Insert the applicator into the vagina as far as it will comfortably go or when one half of the applicator has been inserted whichever is less. Squeeze the bubble and the thick end completely. An amount of gel about the size of a dime will be dispensed into the vagina.

Do you get period on Crinone?

Usually your period will start soon after the progesterone or Crinone is stopped. You may prefer to have at least a one month break from treatment.

How quickly does Crinone absorb?

Each applicator delivers 1.125 grams of Crinone gel containing 90 mg of progesterone. The reported time to maximum progesterone concentration is 6.8 +/- 3.3 hours with use of a single dose of Crinone 8%. Absorption half-life is approximately 25-50 hours and an elimination half-life of 5-20 minutes.

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge after taking Crinone?

Any doctor or surgeon who treats you should know that you are using Crinone. It is normal to have vaginal discharge for several days after using this medicine. Talk with your doctor if you have concerns about any vaginal discharge. Store Crinone inserts or gel at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

Can a woman take Crinone without a period?

Crinone (for use in the vagina) is used to cause menstrual periods in women who have not yet reached menopause but are not having periods due to a lack of progesterone in the body.

When to tell your doctor about Crinone side effects?

Tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment. If you are not being treated for infertility, use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy while using Crinone. Progesterone vaginal can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How often should I take Crinone after estrogen replacement?

At Day 15 of the second cycle (six weeks after initiating estrogen replacement), women who demonstrated adequate response to estrogen therapy (by ultrasound) and who continued to be amenorrheic received Crinone every other day for six doses (Day 15 through Day 25 of the cycle).