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Review: could Progesterone cause Menorrhagia?

We study 4,279 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Menorrhagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Menorrhagia and more.

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Progesterone

Progesterone (latest outcomes from 4,458 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy.

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) (latest reports from 45,258 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, depression.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 4,276 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 21 people (0.49%) have Menorrhagia. They amount to 0.05% of all the 45,237 people who have Menorrhagia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Menorrhagia in Progesterone reports

Time on Progesterone when people have Menorrhagia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Menorrhagia100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Progesterone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Menorrhagia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.08%38.46%30.77%7.69%

Severity of Menorrhagia when taking Progesterone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Menorrhagia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Menstruation irregular (2 people, 9.52%)
  2. Contraception (2 people, 9.52%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 9.52%)
  4. Anxiety (2 people, 9.52%)
  5. Major depression (2 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Estrace (3 people, 14.29%)
  2. Paxil (3 people, 14.29%)
  3. Mirena (3 people, 14.29%)
  4. Sertraline (2 people, 9.52%)
  5. Acebutolol (2 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Ali on Jul, 3, 2014:

    I tried alot of things when I had menorrhagia, and popping Standard Process Organically Bound Minerals probably bought me some time, but I was falling apart. What worked? SHEPHERDS PURSE!!!! I researched potential side effects so I knew to take it slow. I made a tea from the tincture, and I only had to drink a half cup of tea three times a day.... WOW!!!!! By the first day I knew it was working. By day three, bleeding nearly 100% gone. Since all of this happened I've started taking things like - Stinging Nettles, Holy Basil (suppresses Estrogen), Ecklonia Cava (helps with sleep, it's a seaweed), Bladderwrack (another seaweed that nourishes the body). Hibiscus lowers estrogen which is great. Some herbs can boost estrogen. If you want to find studies go to the U.S. National Library of Medicine online. This is how I hunt there - put in a word or two about what you seek info. on.

    Now using these words ONE at a time... search. Look at the bottom of the study for the conclusion to see if you want to study it out more. Herb-Herbal-Vitamin-Bark-Root-Leaves-Berries-Seaweed-Plant ... Watch out for herbs that boost estrogen. I was taking alot of Milk Thistle then found out it was pro-estrogen. So I lowered my dose. Many women are estrogen dominant and that can lead to Menorrhagia. Having enough progesterone is what promotes new bone growth (estrogen maintains what you already have), prog. supports the thyroid (estrogen can suppress it). This page I found explains progesterone well. It's at "Taylor Medical" google with the word progesterone.
    BTW.... for stress... ashwagandha, lemon balm (it's pro estrogen tho), holy basil (suppresses estrogen), l-theanine and niacinamide are great from my experience. Niacinamide made a HUGE difference in anxiety.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • trying to determine if muscle spasms related to atelvia. had parathyroidectomy in November 2013 to correct hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism. levels after surgery returned to normal then atelvia started.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Doctors suspect Adenomyosis....am booked in for a laporoscopy. Has been on my mind about the Prozac though, my dose went up 2 weeks ago and I am currently on my heaviest period yet!

    Reply

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