Review: could Progesterone cause Anxiety?
Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Premarin, and have Depression.
We study 4,267 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Progesterone (latest outcomes from 4,445 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,272,788 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,275 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 197 people (4.61%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,269,961 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.
Time on Progesterone when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Progesterone * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Progesterone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (24 people, 12.18%)
- Anxiety (23 people, 11.68%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (19 people, 9.64%)
- Menopausal symptoms (15 people, 7.61%)
- Sleep disorder (13 people, 6.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Premarin (38 people, 19.29%)
- Estradiol (27 people, 13.71%)
- Estrace (25 people, 12.69%)
- Fosamax (23 people, 11.68%)
- Prozac (21 people, 10.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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