Progeffik Pregnancy

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Pregnancy of Progeffik in details

infoPregnancy is always a special situation where every action or side effect of the drug varies when compared to a situation of a non-pregnant patient. It is not only because the pregnant woman's metabolism differs due to the hormonal and other changes happened to her, but also because every medicine or its metabolite passes to the baby and shows its action there. The only thing is, be cautious, attentive and well supervised when you take any single drug in pregnancy. The interactions can vary in pregnancy, and the dosage may differ as well. Strict supervision of the Physician is mandatory. Now let us know what happens when pregnant woman takes Progeffik drug.

Progeffik has been not formally assigned to pregnancy category by the FDA. Progeffik vaginal inserts can be used as part of in vitro fertilization treatment for luteal phase support during the first months of pregnancy. Animal studies have revealed little to no evidence of impaired fertility or fetal harm. Studies in women have not demonstrated significant increases in fetal malformations. Progeffik is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

A single case of cleft palate was observed in the child of a woman using Progeffik in early pregnancy, however, causality has not been established. Rare instances of fetal death have been reported in pregnant women receiving Progeffik for unapproved indications.

Progeffik breastfeeding

infoWhen a drug is taken when the patient is breast feeding, a part of the drug is secreted in her breast milk and is passed to the baby. The dosage of the medicine to mother and baby are different, and many drugs actions are side effects when you take them without a disease, and what if you the baby takes them without a disease? What if the drug is contraindicated in newborns, infants or children? So, breastfeeding is a very alarming situation when the mother is on medications. Ask your Physician or Pediatrician about the effect of the drug on the baby and how much is excreted in breast milk and if it harms the baby! The below information is the Progeffik drug mechanism related to breastfeeding.

Detectable amounts of Progeffik have been identified in the milk of nursing mothers, however, the effect on the nursing infant has not been determined. The manufacturer recommends that Progeffik be administered to nursing mothers only when clearly necessary.



  1. Human Metabolome Database (HMDB). "Progesterone: The Human Metabolome Database (HMDB) is a freely available electronic database containing detailed information about small molecule metabolites found in the human body.". (accessed September 18, 2017).
  2. FDA Pharm Classes. "FDA Pharmacological Classification: FDA published a final rule that amended the requirements for the content and format of approved labeling (prescribing information) for human prescription drug and biological products in January 2006.". (accessed September 18, 2017).


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