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Review: could Progesterone cause Dry mouth?

Summary: Dry mouth could be caused by Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Estrace, and have Osteopenia.

We study 4,275 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Progesterone

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

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 197,652 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 4,275 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 61 people (1.43%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.03% of all the 197,150 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry mouth in Progesterone reports

Time on Progesterone when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Progesterone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.75%15.79%57.89%24.56%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Progesterone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteopenia (10 people, 16.39%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 11.48%)
  3. Hot flush (5 people, 8.20%)
  4. Convulsion (3 people, 4.92%)
  5. Menopausal symptoms (3 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Estrace (16 people, 26.23%)
  2. Premarin (14 people, 22.95%)
  3. Fosamax (13 people, 21.31%)
  4. Vioxx (11 people, 18.03%)
  5. Femhrt (10 people, 16.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am extremely concerned about very sudden weight gain. With the exception of the Wellbutrin XL (which I know is weight neutral or negative)& the spironlactone,I have been on all of these medications for quite some time. I am beginning to wonder if the prozac could be causing it or if perhaps it is an interaction between two or more of the meds. I AM getting older but my eating and exercise habits have remained consistant and could not possibly be attributed to the amount of weight I have gained in the last six months. For a short amount of time,I was on the generic form of Wellbutrin and as I discovered after much research,that medication CAN lead to weight gain. I quickly switched to the XL but my weight continued to increase. The newest addition of spironolactone has compounded my problem. I am getting desperate and plan to see an endocrinologist soon who hopefully will be able to advise/help me.

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