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Review: could Progesterone cause Knee swelling (Joint swelling)?

Summary: Knee swelling is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 4,304 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Knee swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee swelling and more.

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Progesterone

Progesterone has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy. (latest outcomes from 4,485 Progesterone users)

Knee swelling

Knee swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 23,903 Knee swelling patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 4,299 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 25 people (0.58%) have Knee Swelling.

Trend of Knee swelling in Progesterone reports

Time on Progesterone when people have Knee swelling * :

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Age of people who have Knee swelling when taking Progesterone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%0.00%28.57%42.86%

Severity of Knee swelling when taking Progesterone ** :

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How people recovered from Knee swelling ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 20.00%)
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis (3 people, 12.00%)
  3. Pregnancy (3 people, 12.00%)
  4. Osteoarthritis (3 people, 12.00%)
  5. Osteoporosis (3 people, 12.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (7 people, 28.00%)
  2. Fosamax (4 people, 16.00%)
  3. Aspirin (4 people, 16.00%)
  4. Estradiol (4 people, 16.00%)
  5. Enbrel (4 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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