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What is the definition or description of: Progesterone overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Progesterone overdose?

Progesterone/OD?: Sometimes progesterone is given to women who have irregular periods or heavy bleeding due to the lining of the uterus becoming thicker due to hormonal changes, There is no real harm from extra progesterone, but unless your gyn provider gives you a high dose, your own body is unlikely to provide an "overdose". ...Read more

Progesterone Overdose (Definition)

Sometimes progesterone is given to women who have irregular periods or heavy bleeding due to the lining of the uterus becoming thicker due to hormonal changes, There is no real harm from extra progesterone, but unless your gyn provider gives you a high dose, your own body is unlikely ...Read more


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What is the treatment for progesterone overdose?

Overdose?: I do not believe there is, or could be, anything corresponding to Progesterone overdose. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of overdosing on progesterone cream?

Not really: First of all, it is very hard to overdose on the cream and secondly Progesterone is very bening. However, if one uses it inapropriately in terms of timing it can alter cycles and make timing very confusing. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to overdose on any kind of progesterone tablet?

Is it possible for a woman to overdose on any kind of progesterone tablet?

Yes: If you take too much on one hormone it will throw the other hormones out of balance. There are symptoms involved with too much progesterone. They include: depression and sleepiness. They can also include acne, weight gain, fatigue, anxiety, and loss of labido. ...Read more

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Will the effects of overdose of progesterone gradually decrease with time?

Yes: You'd have to take a lot of Progesterone to overdose, as high doses are frequently given for patients undergoing chemotherapy, etc. But to answer your question, yes over time the effects of Progesterone do diminish. ...Read more

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I have low progesterone 5.5, I want to be pregnant, I took progesterone injection, february 17, yet I am not pregnant, what drug do I take.?

I have low progesterone 5.5, I want to be pregnant, I took progesterone injection, february 17, yet I am not pregnant, what drug do I take.?

See your doctor: Low Progesterone is usually a sign of an ovulation problem rather than the cause of infertility. Most fertility docs would consider using a drug like Clomid (clomiphene) to treat this. This should be managed by your gyn or a reproductive medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Crinone (progesterone gel) drug prescribed for my husband. Any side effects to make sex unwise?

Crinone (progesterone gel) drug prescribed for my husband. Any side effects to make sex unwise?

Condom use: Would be advised, and you want to have intercourse before putting the med in rather than right after insertion and oral sex not recommended while on the drug. ...Read more

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What are the most popular medicines prescribed for menopausal symptoms? Premrin and Prempro? Anything with progesterone & estrogen outside of bc pill

What are the most popular medicines prescribed for menopausal symptoms? Premrin and Prempro? Anything with progesterone & estrogen outside of bc pill

Premarin-least used: Premarin and its' companion product Prempro are the least popular among GYN MD's as it is an older product and there are many more estrogen/progesterone medications on the market that work "better". Premarin was one of the first estrogen products historically derived from equine urine (horse). ...Read more

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I am 23 weeks and 4 days pregnant with a girl. My cervix is 2, 6 cm. Should I worry and start taking progesterone related drugs? If yes which one is best?

I am 23 weeks and 4 days pregnant with a girl. My cervix is 2, 6 cm. Should I worry and start taking progesterone related drugs? If yes which one is best?

See your doctor: Unfortunately you cannot be helped online, you need to be seen, examined and assessed by your obstetrician, you can't just self treat, your doctor would decide which line of therapy that suit your case, good luck ...Read more

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Pcos, at metformin for seven months and progesterone also added to my medicine is there any side effects of progstrne becaues I feel wkness n dizziness?

Some: Dizziness is not a side effect of progesterone. The point is what are u trying to achieve? 1.Pregnancy: you need to ovulate and Clomid (clomiphene) is a much better treatment than for ovulation induction. After you ovulate you may not need Progesterone because u will make it on your own or 2.Regulate the cycles: birth control pills are much better options than progesterone. ...Read more

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I had embryo transfer last week on 13th and since yesterday I have heavy period like bleeding and cramps is it possible to have period during the 2 ww period ie after 7 days I am taking the oral progesterone medicines?

I had embryo transfer last week on 13th and since yesterday I have heavy period like bleeding and cramps is it possible to have period during the 2 ww period ie after 7 days I am taking the oral progesterone medicines?

Yes: It is not uncommon to have bleeding even while on supplemental Progesterone and still be pregnant. Cramping is sometimes thought to be of uterine origin, but in fact is originating from the ovaries as they begin to regain their normal size after hyperstimulation with gonadotropins or injectable medications. ...Read more

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I'm 4w, 5d preg. Blood progesterone level is 16. Doc said that is low. Prescribed crinone (progesterone gel) 8%. Is it safe to have intercourse while on this medicine?

I'm 4w, 5d preg. Blood progesterone level is 16. Doc said that is low. Prescribed crinone (progesterone gel) 8%. Is it safe to have intercourse while on this medicine?

U need to ask your: Doc and do what your doc says, personally I do not think that level is low at 4 wks 5 days, I consider anything over 10 normal, unless you had a previous one and the level has significantly dropped or you have a history of miscarriages, if u have intercourse some will come out and it is messy to start out with so if I had u on it I would say no and your husband or partner can absorb some of it. ...Read more

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Me: 31, premature menopause, FSH is 120, amh is 0, 16. Medicine: estradiol, progesterone, dhea & coq10. Is there a chance I can get pregnant naturally?

Me: 31, premature menopause, FSH is 120, amh is 0, 16. Medicine: estradiol, progesterone, dhea & coq10. Is there a chance I can get pregnant naturally?

Elevated FSH: Since the fsh is elevated, you may have fewer normal eggs than others your age. Still, it doesn't mean that you have no normal eggs. However, the chance for success with ivf or other art procedures is low. Oocyte donation may be your best option. ...Read more

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Pcos, is there any relationship among metformin progesterone n regular periods bcs I am at these medicines n regular prds for 7 months but no pregnancy?

Pcos, is there any relationship among metformin progesterone n regular periods bcs I am at these medicines n regular prds for 7 months but no pregnancy?

PCOS /Progesterone: Patients with pcos taking metformin will reduce the Insulin resistance seen in some pcos patients and it may make things more regular but isn't a treatment. If you are taking Progesterone throughout the cycle, then you aren't likely to get pregnant because the lining won't be suitable for implantation. You should only be taking Progesterone after ovulation if you aren't making enough. ...Read more

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How can I apply and use progesterone?

Often use for menses: Porgesterone for 10 days as in provera (medroxyprogesterone) will give you menses if you have a normal ESTRADIOL LEVEL.
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Why does oral progesterone make you drowzy?

Gaba receptors: Progesterone taken by mouth gets metabolized into breakdown molecules, some of which stimulate GABA receptors in the brain, which result in sedation or drowsiness. ...Read more

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Day 21 progesterone is 3.1 what does this tell me?

Low level: This is a relatively low level for day 21, but higher than one would expect for follicular phase of menstrual cycle. You need to count back 7 days from the start of your period to make sure it was truly day 21 (not count forward from your last period). If it was truly day 21, you may not be ovulating. ...Read more

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How can I increase my progesterone levels naturally?

By getting pregnant: Progesterone has specific function, when needed nature takes care of it, normal 2ng/ml to 5ng/ml after ovulation, reaches 200ng/ml during pregnancy, . ...Read more

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Are there foods I can eat that are progesterone rich?

Are there foods I can eat that are progesterone rich?

No: To eat foods containing chemicals known to be similar (in effect) to the body's hormones is usually a bad idea. The dosing would vary each day because the foods never contain the same amount of chemical from meal to meal, people don't eat the same meals each day, foods from different farms have different levels of chemicals, etc... The only way to get exact amounts is by approved, purified drugs. ...Read more

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What can be done if you produce too much progesterone?

Progesterone sources: Progesterone comes from both the ovary and adrenal gland as sources, and if a MD has determined that it is too high then the adrenal gland should be evaluated for a cause. The ovaries provide high progesterone normally during pregnancy and rarely produce a progesterone secreting tumor, but it should be ruled out. ...Read more

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