What are the safety concenrs with bioidentical oral micronized progesterone?

None. Progesterone is progesterone. All Progesterone comes from the same plant based source and even the synthetic progestins like Provera (medroxyprogesterone) have Progesterone as their base. Micronized Progesterone is exactly Progesterone while synthetic progestins are progesterones that have been chemically modified. Progesterone comes from the ovary or from conversion from the adrenal hormone dhea.

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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...

Can oral micronized progesterone make you fat?

No. There is no real evidence that taking Progesterone or other hormones with cause you to gain weight. 20 years ago when birth control pills were much higher doses of hormones than they are today gained a reputation for creating "water weight" gain ..... But that was patient complaint, not medical evidence. Micronized Progesterone is not likely to contribute to any weight changes you experience. Read more...

D5 trnsfer 03/22/14. Prgsterne level 40. 03/24 prgsterne level 25. 03/24 took prometrium (micronized progesterone) oral 200. Chance won't implant? Am taking prgsterne 200 vagin

Your doctor's advice. Your Progesterone levels are fine; following levels is not terribly helpful unless you are doing an ivf with complete hormone replacement. The important question is: are you following your ivf doctor's instructions on the progesterone? Are you asking him/her for advice on how to adjust it? Ivf is not a "do-it-yourself" treatment. Read more...