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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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