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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Prometrium (Overview)

Prometrium is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What is prometrium (micronized progesterone) used for?

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

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Prometrium (Overview)

Prometrium is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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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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Is it safe to use prometrium (micronized progesterone) while taking armour thyroid? Should you not take them at the same time of day?

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Is it safe to use prometrium (micronized progesterone) while taking armour thyroid? Should you not take them at the same time of day?

DrugDrugInteractions: Please allow me to get on my soapbox: always ask your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist about your medications. Tell them about everything you take, whether prescription or not, including herbs & dietary supplements. There. I'm done. Check out http://goo.Gl/fgcjqg which states no drug-drug interactions. However new studies suggest it's best to take thyroid drugs at night on empty stoma. ...Read more

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Natural progesterone cream instead of prometrium (micronized progesterone) 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 (micronized progesterone) are really the same medication.Prometrium (micronized progesterone) 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

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What is the side effect of taking prometrium (micronized progesterone) 200mg during early pregnancy?

Please see below.: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a brand name for Progesterone (a female hormone), which is sometimes used to maintain a pregnancy. This medication may be used during pregnancy only as directed by your doctor. There is conflicting information about whether progestins may cause harm to an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prometrium (micronized progesterone) and do they go away after continued use?

What are the side effects of prometrium (micronized progesterone) and do they go away after continued use?

A few: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) may make some individuals very dizzy and very tired. I normally have my patients take the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) right before bedtime on an empty stomach. If this does not improve the side effects then consider taking the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) vaginally. ...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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How long after taking prometrium (micronized progesterone) does period start? I was on 200mg (2cap qd hs) for 10days. Last dose was july 10 and today is july 12 and no period

One week: You should have a period within 7 days of stopping the promethium. Notify your provider if it has been more than a week with no period. ...Read more

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Useing prometrium (micronized progesterone) for perimenopausal symptoms, two months now, second half of cycle only, no help, now what?

Useing prometrium (micronized progesterone) for perimenopausal symptoms, two months now, second half of cycle only, no help, now what?

Perimenopause: Sometimes Prometrium (micronized progesterone) alone may not be as helpful as adding some estrogen along with the Progesterone to help the perimenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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How many days after my missed period and negative hpt should I start prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

How many days after my missed period and negative hpt should I start prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Anytime: The nice thing about Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is that it is safe in pregnancy. So unlike other progestins, if your test is wrong and you are pregnant there is no harm. But as far as your question, you can start it immediately. ...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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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