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Can oral micronized progesterone [prometrium] make you gain weight?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Progesterone increases your appetite as well as water retention, these 2 effects being associated with weight gain.

In brief: Yes

Progesterone increases your appetite as well as water retention, these 2 effects being associated with weight gain.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology

In brief: Rarely

Perimenopausal women rarely complain of weight gain when placed on natural progesterone.
Most women feel better and sleep better on natural progesterone but there are exceptions.

In brief: Rarely

Perimenopausal women rarely complain of weight gain when placed on natural progesterone.
Most women feel better and sleep better on natural progesterone but there are exceptions.
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
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