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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


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Are there any adverse effects if I accidentally took a double dose of prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Are there any adverse effects if I accidentally took a double dose of prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Unlikely: Depends what you are using it for, pregnancy support or to induce a period, but a double dose shouldn't affect either. ...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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Hormone replacement- is the dose and duration of prometrium (micronized progesterone) used in menopause dependent on the dose of estrogen being used by the patient.?

Hormone replacement-  is the dose and duration of prometrium (micronized progesterone) used in menopause dependent on the dose of estrogen being used by the patient.?

Not necessarily: If you still have a uterus, then you need a combination of estrogen and progesterone. The Progesterone can by taken continuously or in a cyclic fashion. Remember, you are only using the minimum dose of hormones to treat the symptoms that are bothering you. Discuss these doses with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Prometrium (Definition)

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