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Classification: B

Drug products: Crinone, Crinone®, Cyclogest, Lugesteron 100 mg -kapseli, pehmeä, Lugesteron 200 mg -kapseli, pehmeä, Lutinus, Progeffik, Progesteron, Progesteron Dak, Progesteron MIC APL, Progesteron Streuli, Prolutex, Prolutex 25 mg Injektionslösung, Prontogest 100 mg/ml soluzione, Utrogest, Utrogestan, Utrogestan 100mg Capsules

ATC code: G03DA04

Substances: progesterone


As the substance is only used by women, analyses on sex or gender differences have not been considered relevant.

Additional information

Progesterone is used as luteal support for women who are regulated downwards with GnRH agonists during ovulation induction with gonadotropins in assisted reproduction [1]. In the US, progesterone is used for hormonal replacement, contraception, and infertility; administered orally, intravaginally, parenterally, and via IUD [2].

Updated: 2016-12-22

Date of litterature search: 2016-12-20


  1. Fass.se [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
  2. Physicians' Desk Reference. http://www.pdr.net. [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
  3. Läkemedelsstatistik. Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen. 2015 [cited 2016-12-19.] Socialstyrelsens statistikdatabas

Authors: Mia von Euler

Reviewed by: Mia von Euler

Approved by: Karin Schenck-Gustafsson