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Review: could Progesterone cause Cystic acne (Acne)?

We study 4,282 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 4,464 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in menopausal symptoms.

Cystic acne

Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) (latest reports from 64,529 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 4,282 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Cystic Acne.

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. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Sleep disorder therapy (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Pain (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Gastric disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Prophylaxis (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Diazepam (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Depakene (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Tramadol hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Humira (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Omeprazole (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 (3 days ago):

  • Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.

    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I always had and still have very thick healthy hair.I noticed two years ago after starting on Armour thyroid and Lorazepam also I started using a natural biodentical progesterone cream that slowly I noticed my hair was thinning out in my bang area along with the temple area.

    Reply

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