Review: could Progesterone cause High blood pressure?
Summary: High blood pressure could be caused by Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Premarin, and have Osteopenia.
We study 4,275 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,275 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 124 people (2.90%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,139,552 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.
Time on Progesterone when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Progesterone * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.17%||4.31%||11.21%||51.72%||27.59% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Progesterone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteopenia (13 people, 10.48%)
- Depression (13 people, 10.48%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (10 people, 8.06%)
- Pain (10 people, 8.06%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 7.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Premarin (31 people, 25.00%)
- Fosamax (22 people, 17.74%)
- Synthroid (21 people, 16.94%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 16.13%)
- Prednisone (17 people, 13.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have always had low Blood pressure, even when I smoked over 20 years ago. Since weight gain my BP has always been until the last 2 months 110/70. I want to know if any of these above drugs or supplements could be causing my high BP.
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