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How Is Natural Progesterone Different From Prescription Progesterone
Natural progesterone cream instead of prometrium work? How do I get the progest. I need without prescription, is it worth using cream for infertility?
Drugs are similar: "natural" Progesterone and Prometrium are really the same medication.Prometrium is the only brand name Progesterone in a micronized capsule. Normally Progesterone would be digested by the gut, so it needs to be made differently. For both these you would need a physician prescription, but there are lower dose, less refined alternatives available otc or online. Not infertility meds by themselves. ...Read more
What are the possible complications one can have by taking progesterone pill without proper prescription? How much damage can they do
I have light brown spotting on and off through luteal phase. Can I take progesterone supplement without prescription or is it unsafe?
Not safe : Over the counter progesterones are not regulated by the FDA and the purity and potency are not assured. To be safe, see your doctor, be sure that a low progesterone ( i.e. Luteal phase defect) is the problem, and then you can safely begin a prescription progesterone. Best to be safe. ...Read more
Why some reproductive endocrinologists prescription progesterone vaginal suppositories while others prescription progesterone in oils? In what cases are pios preferred?
Preference: No absolutely clear evidence exists for p4 supplementation. Since res are human too, our choices are based on preference. Preference may be from our training, recent literature, theoretical beliefs, and personal experience. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to my health to use female hormone patches on male breasts? How do I get prescription for progesterone?
What for?: Why you want to use female hormone patches on your breast at age of 51 years whatever the purpose of your question is, you should not use female sex hormone patches without consulting a doctor as it can cause side effects you can only get prescription for Progesterone in us after consulting a physician. ...Read more
My presciption progesterone 200mg says to take at night is the reasoning only because it says it can cause drowsiness?
I just started using a natural progesterone cream. Is there any interaction taking an occasional Xanax along with the cream?
No: There are no known interactions between the two. However if more than 'occasional, ' xanax is not the greatest treatment for anxiety. In addition, if both drugs are prescribed, your pharmacy will automatically check all your prescriptions against each other for interactions and let you know before you even take one. If one is not prescribed, you shouldn't be taking it. Talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 45, in menopause using natural progesterone cream at night. Recently i've had mild cramping at night. No bleeding. Progesterone side effect?
Natural P4: Possible but hard to say. If you mean otc 'natural progesterone' cream from a health nutrition store, none actually contain any progesterone. They're plant compounds that claim 'progestational activity.' in studies i've seen most, especially the mexican yam products, have estrogenic activity instead! creams can be made from micronized progesterone, and these are more predictable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor prescribed cronine 4% 2x/day after clomid.My insurance doesn't cover it, can I use that 1x/day & supplement with natural progesterone cream?
Please ask your doc?: Crinone is very expensive so most of my patients don't use it either. Please DO NOT modify your doctors prescription without talking with him/her (which may be difficult over the holidays but TRY.) I'd switch any patient to another progesterone if she asks, but would be very unhappy with "natural" progesterone, which is not progesterone and doesn't work. Good wishes, hope this helps you! ...Read more
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