It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a vaginal suppository to insert through vagina. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
How it works
Progestins are made by the body and are used by the milk-making glands and to help the period (menstrual) cycle. It helps with pregnancy.
Common side effects
Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension and constipation.