Pregnenolone

What Pregnenolone is commonly used for:

Pregnenolone is used for fatigue, increased energy, enhancement of memory; as well as decreasing stress and improving immunity, and improvement of libido and sexual energy.

It is also used for Alzheimer’s disease, and skin disorders such as psoriasis and scleroderma.

Women use pregnenolone for the treatment of endometriosis, symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and mood swings, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

Pharmacological Category: Steroid hormone supplement. Pregnenolone is the building block (pre-cursor) for all other steroid hormones. It is converted directly into DHEA and/or progesterone.

Dosage combinations for Pregnenolone:

Dosage combinations available for Pregnenolone are 5 mg, 10 mg, and 25 mg SR CAPSULES. Absolute Pharmacy’s capsules are compounded under the stringent USP 795 guidelines. Our quality process guarantees the potency, uniformity, and overall consistency of every product compound dispensed, including BUD (beyond use dating).

Who should not take Pregnenolone:

People who suffer from seizures, pregnant women, or women who are breast- feeding, or anyone with liver or kidney disease. Do not take Pregnenolone if you take DHEA supplements.

Warnings before taking this medication:

Not for use by individuals under the age of 18. Consult a physician or qualified health-care provider if you have had, or have a family history of breast cancer, prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, or heart disease; or have low HDL cholesterol count; or if you are using any other dietary supplement, over-the-counter drug, or prescription drug. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Precautions when taking this medication:

Let your healthcare provider know about all medicines, herbal .and/or dietary supplements you are taking. Also, inform them if you smoke, use alcohol, or illegal drugs, as some items may interact with your medicine. Possible interactions include benzodiazepines.

How is This Medication Best Taken:

Take this medication daily by mouth unless otherwise directed. The typical dose ranges from 5 mg to 20 mg per day, broken down into 2 administrations. To safely withdraw from this medication, reduce by 10 mg a day until you are off it and no longer experience symptoms of withdrawal, such as anxiety, nervousness, and restlessness.

What to do if You Miss a Dose:

If a dose is missed, take as soon as remembered. If it is almost time for next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at next scheduled time. Do not double dosage.

Possible side effects of this medication:

Overstimulation, insomnia, irritability, heart palpitations, possible hair loss, or an increase of facial hair in women. Discontinue use and call a physician or licensed qualified healthcare professional immediately if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, blurred vision, or other similar symptoms.

How should this medication be stored?

Store this medication away from heat moisture and light, at 68 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Dispose of unused medication after the expiration date. Do not flush or pour down sink or drain. Keep this and all medication out of reach of children.

General Statements:

Talk with your healthcare provider before starting any new medication. Do not take anyone else’s medication. This medication was compounded specifically for you. The above patient information is a summary of the medicine’s most important information; if you need more information, please consult a physician.