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Review: could Progesterone cause Cystic acne?

Summary: Cystic acne could be caused by Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Clonazepam, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 4,267 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Cystic acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Cystic acne and more.

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Progesterone

Progesterone (latest outcomes from 4,445 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy.

Cystic acne

Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) (latest reports from 61,681 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 4,275 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Cystic Acne. They amount to 0.00% of all the 62,645 people who have Cystic Acne on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cystic acne in Progesterone reports

Time on Progesterone when people have Cystic acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cystic acne0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Cystic acne when taking Progesterone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cystic acne0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Cystic acne when taking Progesterone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cystic acne0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cystic acne ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Panic disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Anxiolytic therapy (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Donaren (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Arflex (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Nimesulide (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Diazepam (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I gained weight rapidly and want to know if any of these medications or combination of any of them caused the weight gain.

    Reply

    Ronnie on Apr, 5, 2014:

    Hell yes they could cause weight gain! The progesterone alone could do it! Not to mention all the other meds...

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Want to know if there are any significant interactions between these 3 drugs

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Ive been on neurontin amth now. And have suffered terrible acne

    Reply

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