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Prometrium Identical Hormone
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
Hormone replacement- is the dose and duration of prometrium 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
Day 11. Off hrt. Bleeding spell midday w clots & tiredness. Why midday? Take prometrium to stop bleed ? How to balance hormones ?Who in nyc ?
FATIGUE IS THE KEY: Altho more details about your medical conditions and history are important, abnormal bleeding and fatigue in a lady of your age is either caused by hormonal issues, such as perimenopause and an underactive thyroid gland, and may be associated with anemia and a vitamin B12 deficiency. I am located in nyc and would be glad to help you. ...Read more
49yr f - alora patch (.05) & prometrium (100mg) bleed& clots by 5 days on meds. Prob hormonal imbalance. How to balance? More estr or prometrium ?
I take the estrogen patch v-dot ans prometrium but can II start bio-identical progestrone with the patch?
Prometrium: Prometrium is a micronized Progesterone in the form of a capsule. The Progesterone is a plant source and being micronized improves oral absorption. Progesterone can be utilized for different uses, most commonly to induce menses, support pregnancies in ivf, and in postmenopausal hormone replacement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take both: It sounds as of you have break thru bleeding. If you keep taking both drugs, the bleeding will probably stop in 3 months or less. If not, see your dr. There are other reasons for bleeding. An endometrial biopsy, if not done previously might be indicated, as well as a change in hormone dosage. ...Read more
I took prometrium for 6 weeks for perimenopausal symptoms, after stopping it im gaining weight. Why? I gained on it as well.
Hard to say: Prometrium is probably not the best choice, by itself, for perimenopausal symptoms. Find a doctor who will evaluate all issues and hormone levels involved in this stage of your life. This treatment can get complicated so find someone who knows reproductive hormone balance well and treats many patients in your age group. ...Read more
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