Review: could Progesterone cause Anxiety?


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Premarin, and have Depression . We study 4,692 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Progesterone

Progesterone has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy. (latest outcomes from Progesterone 5,091 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 228,798 Anxiety patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

4,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone.
Among them, 186 people (3.96%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Progesterone cause Anxiety?

Time on Progesterone when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.05 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.53 %
  • 10+ years: 15.79 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Progesterone *:

  • female: 97.84 %
  • male: 2.16 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Progesterone *:

  • 0-1: 1.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.28 %
  • 20-29: 9.62 %
  • 30-39: 13.46 %
  • 40-49: 20.51 %
  • 50-59: 35.26 %
  • 60+: 18.59 %

Severity if Anxiety when taking Progesterone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 28.57 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 28.57 %

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (29 people, 15.59%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (22 people, 11.83%)
  • Anxiety (21 people, 11.29%)
  • Menopausal Symptoms (15 people, 8.06%)
  • Osteopenia (12 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Premarin (39 people, 20.97%)
  • Estrace (24 people, 12.90%)
  • Prozac (22 people, 11.83%)
  • Provera (22 people, 11.83%)
  • Fosamax (21 people, 11.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (54 people, 29.03%)
  • Nausea (39 people, 20.97%)
  • Insomnia (37 people, 19.89%)
  • Fatigue (35 people, 18.82%)
  • Pain (30 people, 16.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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