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.

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Is micronized progesterone body hair growth also as side effect?

Micronized. This is a topical progesterone, not oral. It is absorbed and is the precursor for all of the body's steroids, including those with androgewnic activity, which can increase hair. It cannot do so through any known local effect!
No. I am not sure I understand your question, but if you are asking: 'does micronized Progesterone cause growth of body hair? ' then the answer is 'no.'.

What does prometrium (micronized progesterone) do for 62 yr old post menopause, will it cause any side effects?

Nothing. Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a synthetic progesterone. It needs estrogen to work. At age 62, after menopause, estrogen production is low and Prometrium (micronized progesterone) will generally not have any effect. The question is why would one take Prometrium (micronized progesterone) at age 62? I cannot think of reason!

Is it normal to have vaginal spotting during prometrium (micronized progesterone)? Or is just a light period?

Yes-spotting. Menstrual irregularity and menstrual flow changes are common with use of prometrium (micronized progesterone). Some other side effects may include spotting, breakthrough bleeding, breast tenderness, nausea/vomiting and even mild headaches. Keep your appointment with your physician for monitoring.

Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is not a contraceptive, is it? I am taking it to get my period back. When during the cycle am I supposed to start taking them?

It isn't. Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a progesterone. You generally start it on day 14 of your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). If you haven't had a cycle in a while, you should just start taking them. In general, you take it for 10 days and you should have a period with in a week of stopping. Good luck!
No. Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is not a birth control pill. Patients usually take it to help get a period. Please ask the provider that gave you the medication when you should take it.

I was prescribed prometrium (micronized progesterone) for PMS during days 12-26 of cycle. Cycle has now been 21 days. Do I stop taking it once I start menstruation?

Conform instructions. Progesterone can be used to help prevent PMS although daily birth control pills is a more common and likely more effective option. Bleeding for 21 days is not normal. I would see your obgyn for a follow up visit and ask if you are candidate for a 24/4 birth control pill for PMS and cycle control.

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.