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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?

VERY unlikely: Overdose of Progesterone is really hard to imagine, . It makes no sense at all. The main things that would happen are uterine bleeding, dizziness, headaches, weakness, mood changes. Here is a link to toxicology information for the most common progesterone: http://www.Pfizer.Com/files/products/material_safety_data/pz01162.Pdf. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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How soon do progesterone tablets effect your BBT temp? And how high should it go?

Very unlikely: Progesterone should not really affect your BBT - but you are looking a least a 1 to 2 degree rise in your BBT to show that you possibly ovulated. If you have more questions - please ask. ...Read more

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Could oral progesterone tablets be taken vaginally for perimenopause?

Progesterone. : Oral Progesterone would not cause harm if used vaginally, but it would make more sense to have it compounded specifically for vaginal use. ...Read more

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Will progesterone tablets help get pregnant?

Will progesterone tablets help get pregnant?

Progesterone: No progesterone tablets will not help you get pregnant. Use of any type of hormone in hopes of getting pregnant needs to be carefully managed and prescribed by your OB GYN. ...Read more

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Progesterone level is 46 now before it was 7.5 that is why i am taking progesterone tablet. what would happen if HCG will not double every two DAY?

Progesterone level is 46 now before it was 7.5 that is why i am taking progesterone tablet. what would happen if HCG will not double every two DAY?

Pregnancy: Progesterone is called pregnancy hormone, because it's essential before and during the first 8-10 wks of pregnancy as it maintains a supportive environment for the developing fetus, after wk 10 the placenta would do that. if BHCG doesn't double up it possibly means the fetus is not viable. ...Read more

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Can u explain how medroxy progesterone tablet taken cyclically for a irregular cycle of perimenopausal dub?

It helps: The lining of the uterus to stabilize, so the bleeding usually stops while a woman is taking the tablets daily. Once a woman stops the Progesterone that signals the lining of the uterus to shed. So usually 2-5 days after stopping the medication the period starts. After a cycle or two the periods become shorter lighter and regular. Taking Progesterone cyclically helps the period to be regular. ...Read more

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I took 200mg progesterone tablets for 7 days, i stopped one week before but still did not get periods.. And pregnancy is negative. Wht shd i expect ?

Low estrogen: Usually the failure to have a withdrawal bleed after taking adequate dose of Progesterone is caused by low estrogen levels. But this is a simplification. We'd need a lot more details of your medical history, an exam and perhaps lab work and an ultrasound to be able to tell what is going on and what to expect. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 22 weeks preg now. My cervix length is 2.9 cm. My doc has askd me to take progesterone tablets. Should I be worried?pls help.I'm very tensed.

Hi, I'm 22 weeks preg now. My cervix length is 2.9 cm. My doc has askd me to take progesterone tablets. Should I be worried?pls help.I'm very tensed.

No: The cervix is a bit shortened and the progesterone is a tool to minimize the risk of further shortening. It sounds like your doctor is on top of things and will watch you closely ...Read more