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Is OTC progesterone cream an okay replacement for prometrium (micronized progesterone) 200mg? What dosage of the cream would i use? I know it's a lower dose.
Can there be any adverse effects to a mistake double dose of prometrium (micronized progesterone)?
No: It won;t hurt you. Sometimes it might make you tired or dizzy but that will go away. ...Read more
Are there any adverse effects if I accidentally took a double dose of prometrium (micronized progesterone)?
I have read that prometrium (micronized progesterone) assists in calming a perimenopausal women for sleep, why does this not work for me at any dose?
Because what: You have read is not strictly true; it may help some women, but it's just trial-and-error. ...Read more
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
Thick lining 1yr ago hysterscpy path was normal put on 100 mg prometrium (micronized progesterone) on for 7 months not strong enough off for 4 months now on 200 mg how likely now cancer from break & too low dose lining 6 mm?
Remote- check lining: Do lining check again in 6 months. ...Read more
Will prometrium (micronized progesterone) have an impact on thyroid panel and prolactin level blood test results if last dose was 36 hours prior to test?
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
Had hysteroscopy/biopsy 11 months ago(normal) have heavier periods with cramps& small clots on day 1& 2 on low dose prometrium (micronized progesterone) is normal perimenopause?
I was on Depo-Provera lupron for 3 months. 1 month later I started 200mg prometrium (micronized progesterone) for 10 days. It's 8 days after my last dose. When should I call my doctor?
?: Reason for d l? Reason for p? Ask your doctor. That's what we do!, try to answer our patients concerns! ...Read more
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
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
Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) capsules can be taken vaginally. When a woman is pregnant and needs extra Progesterone that is usually the way it is given. I have occasionally had my non pregnant patients take Prometrium (micronized progesterone) vaginally. The capsule needs to be inserted in the vagina up near the cervix at bedtime. ...Read more
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