Prometrium (200 mg capsules): use one vaginally with your finger every 8 hours through 14 weeks of pregnancy to support the uterine lining. It’s helpful to lay down for 15 min after the morning dose. Just take the nighttime dose before bedtime. Alternatively patient may use vaginal crinone gel (use 1 applicator daily)
Alternatively you may be asked to take Progesterone in Oil (usually 50 mg daily) by intramuscular injection. Please note that you should take the injection with sterile precautions to avoid abscess formation. Please use the “Z” technique to take the shots. Please feel free to call us with questions and to schedule shot lessons.
You will need to wear a panty liner due to increased vaginal discharge.