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why does prometrium make you tired

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
FATIGUE IS THE KEY: Altho more details about your medical conditions and history are important, abnormal bleeding and fatigue in a lady of your age is either caused by ho ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 reasons: One of the first symptoms of pregnancy is overwhelming fatigue. This often occurs even before nausea. Unfortunately, this is also a side effect of pro ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Progesterone: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a bio identical hormone which is used to initiate withdrawal bleeding after a cycle where ovulation doesn't oc ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Misguided Reaction: Prometrium allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Prometrium that often produces unpleasant symptoms.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Progesterone increases your appetite as well as water retention, these 2 effects being associated with weight gain.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Progesterone: It is a micronized progesterone. It can also be called a bio identical progesterone. The chemical structure is the same as the Progesterone produced b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
No vaginal bleeding?: ...then acceptable range of endometrial thickness is 8-11 mm. NB: the risk of carcinoma is ~7% if the endometrium is >11 mm, and 0.002% if the endo ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: Its bioidentical, closer matching to your own.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
About 1 day: Half life is around 28 hours, meaning half is gone every 28 hours you don't take it. You don't build up a store of it either. So within a few days, it ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: In fact vaginal administration of Prometrium (micronized progesterone) seems to provide better levels of Progesterone to the uterus.

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