Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 1st, 1998
Prometrium is the first oral dosage form of micronized progesterone. It is synthesized from yams and is structurally identical to the natural progesterone found in a woman's body. Micronization increases the absorption of progesterone. Micronized progesterone was used in the National Institutes of Health-sponsored PEPI (Post-menopausal Estrogen/Progestin Intervention) study. PEPI was a three-year, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial...
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