Micronized progesterone: clinical indications and comparison with current treatments.

Authors: Fitzpatrick LA, Good A.

Publication Year: 1999

Citation: Fertil Steril 1999;72(3):389-97.

The literature reviewed in this tutorial indicates a potential use for oral micronized progesterone for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, luteal phase disorders, premenopausal bleeding disorders, and as a component of hormone replacement therapy that may provide a better safety profile than commonly utilized synthetic progestins.