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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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Can you ovulate while taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Can you ovulate while taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) doe not inhibit your own ovulation. And it is safe to take in pregnancy so that is why it is a nice medicine. I assume you are taking it to regulate your periods. But since it is generally a low does it wont usually suppress your own body from ovulating. ...Read more

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Will progynova suppress ovulation?

Will progynova suppress ovulation?

It can: do that if taken in moderate/ high doses before ovulation. ...Read more

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Do cyclo-progynova pills inhibit ovulation/ pregnancy?

Do cyclo-progynova pills inhibit  ovulation/ pregnancy?

Not reliably.: This preparation is for post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy. It should not be used during established pregnancy. But can be used to prepare the lining of the uterus for embryo transfer. The medication should not be used for birth control. ...Read more

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Age 20 w/ pcos+anovulation. Ovulated last cycle on just metformin+provera . Now taking 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) cd5-9. Chances of ovulating this cycle? Conceiving?

Age 20 w/ pcos+anovulation. Ovulated last cycle on just metformin+provera . Now taking 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) cd5-9. Chances of ovulating this cycle? Conceiving?

Varies: About 75% of women with pcos will ovulate with clomid (clomiphene). About 75% of them will conceive with in the first 4 cycles. Some of the others will eventually conceive if they continue to ovulate with the clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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Progesterone micronized can delay menstruation?

Progesterone micronized can delay menstruation?

Yes: The period comes on when Progesterone levels drop. If a woman is taking progesterone, the level will stay high and the period will be delayed. ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) delay ovulation?

Can Clomid (clomiphene) delay ovulation?

It's just the: Opposite. Clomid (clomiphene) will enhance ovulation by stimulating the brain to produce fertility hormone (gnrh) subsequently inducing the production of ovarian hormones fsh & lh. It's the latter causing ovulation. And the rest is history. God bless you! http://www.Ovulation-calculator.Com/clomid.Htm. ...Read more

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Can provera (medroxyprogesterone) induce ovulation?

Not directly: No. Since Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can start a period (sometimes ) ovulations can happen afterward, but no guarantee. ...Read more

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Can clomid (clomiphene) regulate periods?

Can clomid (clomiphene) regulate periods?

Not used for this: While clomid (clomiphene) can induce ovulation and ovulation is what regulates periods, it is a poor choice for regulation of periods unless you are also trying to conceive. There are many of other ways to regulate periods and there have been some concerns about the long term use of clomid (clomiphene). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Pcos+anvulation age 20. Ovulated last cycle on just metformin. This cycle added 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) days 5-9. Chances (in %) of me ovulating this cycle? Next?

Pcos+anvulation age 20. Ovulated last cycle on just metformin. This cycle added 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) days 5-9. Chances (in %) of me ovulating this cycle? Next?

Varied: Whether you ovulate is not a matter of chance, but rather a factor of how well your ovaries respond to the clomiphene. If you have pcos, the combination of Clomiphene and metformin are very likely to induce ovulation. ...Read more

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When should period come when taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

When should period come when taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Varies: Usually 7 to 14 days after the last pill. This is only if the uterine lining is thickened with estrogen simulation. ...Read more

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Does Clomid (clomiphene) regulate periods?I have pcos.

No: Clomid (clomiphene) is not used to regulate the period but to stimulate ovulation so a women can get pregnant. Birth vontt pills are used to regulate the period. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate while taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) doe not inhibit your own ovulation. And it is safe to take in pregnancy so that is why it is a nice medicine. I assume you are taking it to regulate your periods. But since it is generally a low does it wont usually suppress your own body from ovulating. ...Read more

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I'm TTC and my doctor put me on 200 mg of micronized progesterone daily, every day. Will this interfere with my ovulation?

I'm TTC and my doctor put me on 200 mg of micronized progesterone daily, every day. Will this interfere with my ovulation?

Clarify with doctor : Progesterone is sometimes used for certain conditions in the second half of the cycle in women trying to conceive. If you were told to take it daily all month long then contact your doctor and clarify the plan. ...Read more

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When to start taking Prometrium (micronized progesterone) twice a day when TTC? 3 days past ovulation or the day I find out I'm pregnant? Previously had 2 miscarriages@6 & 5wks

When to start taking Prometrium (micronized progesterone) twice a day when TTC? 3 days past ovulation or the day I find out I'm pregnant? Previously had 2 miscarriages@6 & 5wks

Best to ask: To know for sure how to take any medicine it is best to ask the prescriber who knows your full history and the plan of care. Best wishes for a healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can taking 200 mg prometrium (micronized progesterone) vaginally 5 DPO affect my next cycle's ovulation? Will my periods come on time while on promethium?when 2 stop taking it?

Hopefully pregnant: With the help of prometrium (micronized progesterone) you will hopefully achieve pregnancy. A pregnancy test around the time of your anticipated period will tell. Do the test even though you may start your period. If the test is negative, stop the prometrium (micronized progesterone). If the test is negative and there is no menses, then repeat the test in another week, and stop the prometrium (micronized progesterone), if the second test comes back negative. ...Read more

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What is prometrium (micronized progesterone) used for?

Progesterone: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a bio identical hormone which is used to initiate withdrawal bleeding after a cycle where ovulation doesn't occur or it can be used to support a pregnancy when the Progesterone level is too low. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Prometrium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Prometrium allergy?

Misguided Reaction: Prometrium allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Prometrium that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

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 by the ovary in a woman's body. ...Read more

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endometrial echo: 10.3mm normal? Im 21 years old taking prometrium..

 endometrial echo: 10.3mm normal? Im 21 years old taking prometrium..

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 endometrium is <11 mm. Please note that normal endometrium changes in appearance as well as in thickness throughout the menstrual cycle. Ref. https://radiopaedia.org/articles/endometrial-thickness ...Read more

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Is the micronized progesterone any different from regular progesterone?

Is the micronized progesterone any different from regular progesterone?

Micronized P4: Practically speaking, for someone using progsterone, no. Progesterone does not dissovle well in water, and so it's poorly absorbed unless micronized in oil. You can think of 'micronized' as meaning dissolved, although it's not quite identical. ...Read more

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How long does prometrium (micronized progesterone) stay in your system? Does it build up over time and how long before its depleted?

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 is gone from your system hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can oral micronized progesterone make you fat?

No.: There is no real evidence that taking Progesterone or other hormones with cause you to gain weight. 20 years ago when birth control pills were much higher doses of hormones than they are today gained a reputation for creating "water weight" gain ..... But that was patient complaint, not medical evidence. Micronized Progesterone is not likely to contribute to any weight changes you experience. ...Read more

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Can prometrium (micronized progesterone) make a cyst larger?

Can prometrium (micronized progesterone) make a cyst larger?

No: There is no reason and no real way for Prometrium (micronized progesterone) to cause any kind of ovarian cyst to grow. Cysts may grow larger, but it is not caused by the prometrium (micronized progesterone). ...Read more

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Can alcohol be consumed while on prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a bio identical progesterone. There is no contraindication in consuming alcohol along with prometrium (micronized progesterone). The alcohol consumption should be moderate for health reasons. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of being on prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Safe: If you are inquiring about effects that are either unpleasant or dangerous, there really are no important ones. ...Read more

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What are the safety concenrs with bioidentical oral micronized progesterone?

What are the safety concenrs with bioidentical oral micronized progesterone?

None: Progesterone is progesterone. All Progesterone comes from the same plant based source and even the synthetic progestins like Provera (medroxyprogesterone) have Progesterone as their base. Micronized Progesterone is exactly Progesterone while synthetic progestins are progesterones that have been chemically modified. Progesterone comes from the ovary or from conversion from the adrenal hormone dhea. ...Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Micronized Progesterone (Definition)

Micronized progesterone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Prometrium (Definition)

Prometrium is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more