Is prometrium (micronized progesterone) safe to take while pregnant?

Yes. Despite the package warning, it is safe. It is the same Progesterone you make during the luteal phase of your cycle and during pregnancy. It is often used to supplement in the first trimester if the Progesterone level is low and you are threatening to miscarry.

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I'm supposed to take prometrium (micronized progesterone) on day 12-16 200mg twice a day, is this medication completely safe and does it cause dementia? I'm ttc but unsure

Prometrium (micronized progesterone) No medication is "completely safe." Every action we take in life has risks and benefits. Dementia is not one of the concerns from Prometrium (micronized progesterone) so I am not sure where you got that. It is an extremely commonly used medication that is very standard. You will have to decide if your desire to conceive outweighs your fear of medication. Read more...

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

Probably "safe" It is not an issue of safety as much as related to absorption and control of side effects. Given that the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is more likely to have some side effects (tired, nausea) then i would have you consider taking the thyroid medication in the morning and the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) at night. Run this by your doctor first! Read more...
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...

I take prometrium (micronized progesterone) 15 days of my cycle. I have the stomach flu. Is it safe to take right now?

It's perfectly safe. ...to take even if you have "stomach flu." However, if you vomit after taking promethium, it might not get into your system and, as a result, it might not be effective. If your symptoms last more than 3 days, I recommend you see your doctor or arrange for a Virtual Visit on HealthTap. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. Read more...

When using estrasorb with with prometrium, (micronized progesterone) how do you take both if your still menstruating?

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...

Took prometrium (micronized progesterone) to start my cycle but it never started should I take it again?

Prometrium (micronized progesterone) If you don't have a period after taking prometrium, (micronized progesterone) possibly you are also lacking sufficient estrogen to prime the uterus. I think that you should schedule a gyn vist and try using estrogen first, and then using the promedriu. Read more...

I take the estrogen patch v-dot ans prometrium (micronized progesterone) but can II start bio-identical progestrone with the patch?

Yes. Bio identical Progesterone obtained from reputable compounding pharmacies , works just as well and can be titrated easily. However you can take one or the other , you can replace the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) with the bio identical progesterone. Read more...
Yes you can. Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is sort of a bioidentical compound and if tou are doing well on it eould not change it. There are estrogen plus progesteron patches in the market. Ask your your doctor about it. Read more...

Do you know of any safe, online pharmacies that I can buy discounted prometrium (micronized progesterone) (with a prescription)? I live in the us

Great question!!! Your timing is impeccable. Fda just shut down 1, 677 online pharmacies (http://www.Cnn.Com/2013/06/27/health/online-pharmacies-closed). Check out http://www.Fda.Gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/buyingusingmedicinesafely/buyingmedicinesovertheinternet/besaferxknowyouronlinepharmacy/default.Htm then http://www.Nabp.Net/programs/accreditation/vipps/find-a-vipps-online-pharmacy/ for vipps. Read more...