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

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.

Dr. Chevies Newman
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My GP said that cyclogest (progesterone) passeries have side effect of causing blood clots in early pregnancy? Is it true? Is 8t dangerous to use in early pregnancy

My GP said that cyclogest (progesterone) passeries have side effect of causing blood clots in early pregnancy? Is it true? Is 8t dangerous to use in early pregnancy

Early pregnancy: Two options: 1: Listen to your doctor's comments. 2: Get an opinion from a a different doctor you have never seen. Your family and/or friends will help you.

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Are there risks or side effects of using progesterone cream (wild yam)?

Are there risks or side effects of using progesterone cream (wild yam)?

These may be: Used for a variety of conditions, but the only one that has any shred of scientific backing is local estrogen supplementation in early menopause-- but even here the scientific evidence doesn't back up the claims. The risks include stimulation of estrogen sensitive malignancies. Also they should be avoided in pregnancy and breast feeding. In summary, probably a waste of money.

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What are the side effects of being on prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Safe: If you are inquiring about effects that are either unpleasant or dangerous, there really are no important ones.

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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.

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How soon does prolactin start to rise in early pregnancy? My prolactin level at cycle day 21 was a 34 and progesterone was 22. What does this mean?

How soon does prolactin start to rise in early pregnancy? My prolactin level at cycle day 21 was a 34 and progesterone was 22. What does this mean?

Non-specific: The progesterone level is ovulatory, the prolactin are "normal": these do not tell you whether you are pregnant on CD 22. Good luck next few days.

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Are there side effects of progesterone cream?

Are there side effects of progesterone cream?

Usually not: A short answer is 'few to none.' it may depend on what cream you use, where you use/apply it, how often, and for what purpose. Progesterone creams used intravaginallyfor women sometimes give mild itching or irritation, the gels also may 'clump' and give discharge. On the skin, irritation sometimes occurs. There are no medically important risks or major side effects to these creams.

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Are there any side effects of overdosing on progesterone cream?

Are there any side effects of overdosing on progesterone cream?

Not really: First of all, it is very hard to overdose on the cream and secondly Progesterone is very bening. However, if one uses it inapropriately in terms of timing it can alter cycles and make timing very confusing.

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Need to take progesterone cream. Are there dangerous side effects?

No!: Progesterone creams used intravaginally for women sometimes give mild itching or irritation, the gels also may 'clump' and give discharge. On the skin, irritation sometimes occurs. There are no medically important risks or major side effects to these creams!

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I have been prescribed 1ML of progesterone creme twice daily to help control menopausal symptoms is this safe, what are the side effects?

Progesterone: Please go online and read all you can about effects of progesterone. Then you need to find out why your did not discuss this properly with you!!

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What side effects should I be concerned about with Progestrone 100 mg ev other day versus bioidentical Progesterone? Age 59, no female surgeries.

What side effects should I be concerned about with Progestrone 100 mg ev other day versus bioidentical Progesterone? Age 59, no female surgeries.

Bioidentical hormone: Bio identical hormone therapy has risks just like pharmaceutical hormones. The hormones have hormone actions just like pharmaceutical hormone replacement, but with less standardization and safety standards. They have side effects and risks, just as pharmaceutical replacement. If you need hormone replacement, I would recommend regulated hormone replacement vs. Unregulated hormone replacement

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43yold taking 200mg progesterone (day1-15)-400mg (day15-28)and dhea 50mg x2yrs-from compounding pharmacy. Can I just stop taking? Side effects of stop?

Unclear: It is not clear why you are taking this particular regimen. This is not a very common combination for a 43 year old. Before stopping a medication I recommend discussing with the prescribing doctor. It is important to know why you are taking these medication before we could advise someone to stop them.

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Crinone (progesterone gel) drug prescribed for my husband. Any side effects to make sex unwise?

Crinone (progesterone gel) drug prescribed for my husband. Any side effects to make sex unwise?

Condom use: Would be advised, and you want to have intercourse before putting the med in rather than right after insertion and oral sex not recommended while on the drug.

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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