Review: could Progesterone cause Anxiety?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 12, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,274 people who take Progesterone. Among them, 160 have Anxiety. See who they are, when they have Anxiety and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Progesterone (latest outcomes from 4,441 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in menopausal symptoms, menopause. Commonly reported side effects of Progesterone include nausea, nausea aggravated, breast cancer, breast cancer aggravated, fatigue.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,275,703 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 4,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 197 people (4.76%) have Anxiety.
Time on Progesterone when people have Anxiety * :
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Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Progesterone * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Progesterone ** :
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How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
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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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