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Why does prometrium make you tired

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 27 years experience
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

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
You have not stated how long did you take this medication? If this month is the first time you take it, it could be an adverse effect or an early peri... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes: Progesterone increases your appetite as well as water retention, these 2 effects being associated with weight gain.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Micronized P4: Practically speaking, for someone using progsterone, no. Progesterone does not dissovle well in water, and so it's poorly absorbed unless micronized i... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: In fact vaginal administration of Prometrium (micronized progesterone) seems to provide better levels of Progesterone to the uterus.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) capsules can be taken vaginally. When a woman is pregnant and needs extra Progesterone that is usually the way i... Read More
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