Crinone is used in fertility treatments as it makes it easier for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Crinone is also used in postmenopausal women that are taking estrogen hormone replacement therapy to prevent overgrowth in the lining of the uterus.
Keep at room temperature and protect from moisture and heat.
If you are not using Crinone to treat infertility, use an effective form of birth control. Do not take Crinone without first telling your doctor any food allergies. Using Crinone may increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, heart attack, or breast cancer. Before taking Crinone, tell your doctor if you have: high blood pressure, heart disease, congestive heart failure; migraines; asthma; kidney disease; seizures or epilepsy; diabetes; or a history of depression. Do not take Crinone if you are pregnant unless you doctor tells you otherwise. Crinone can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing child.
Taking Crinone can result in side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Use caution if you drive or participate in an activity that requires you to be awake and alert.
Always take Crinone exactly as your doctor has shown you. Try not to miss any doses while taking Crinone. Avoid using other vaginal medications within 6 hours before or after using Crinone. Apply Crinone directly into the vagina using only the applicator that is given with the medication.
Avoid using Crinone if you’ve had an allergic reaction or you have: a history of stroke, blood clot, or circulation problems; breast or uterine cancer; abnormal vaginal bleeding; liver disease; or if you have recently had a tubal pregnancy or an incomplete or missed abortion. Do not use Crinone if you are pregnant unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
Serious side effects may include: allergic reaction; sudden headache, numbness or weakness, shortness of breath, or problems with vision, speech, or balance; chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder; pain or swelling in one or bo
Less severe side effects may include: mild nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps; diarrhea, constipation, bloating; dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling; pain in your vaginal or rectal area; pain during intercourse; loss of interest in sex; breast pa