Chapter 59 Premenstrual Syndrome Q&A (1 OF 100) Sample Questions
1. A female with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) was prescribed by her physician with Progesterone. Which of the following is true?
- A. There are progesterone rectal and vaginal suppositories.
- B. Progesterone has no effect more than the placebo.
- C. Dose of progesterone is increased until therapeutic efficacy or side effects appear.
- D. None of the above
TIPS: Progesterone is added to Estrogen therapy in HRT to protect the endometrium in women with intact uterus from hyperplasia and possible neoplasia. Oral contraceptives and first, 2nd and 3rd generation progestins have been used to treat PMS but there are few data to support use.