Review: could Progesterone cause Menorrhagia?
This is a review of Menorrhagia by studying 4,274 people who take Progesterone. We analyze: the time on Progesterone when people have Menorrhagia, age of these people, the severity of Menorrhagia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Progesterone. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Progesterone (latest outcomes from 4,441 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in menopause, menopausal symptoms. Commonly reported side effects of Progesterone include nausea, nausea aggravated, breast cancer, breast cancer aggravated, fatigue.
Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) (latest reports from 43,687 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, depression.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 4,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 21 people (0.51%) have Menorrhagia.
Time on Progesterone when people have Menorrhagia * :
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Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Progesterone * :
Severity of Menorrhagia when taking Progesterone ** :
How people recovered from Menorrhagia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Menstruation irregular (2 people, 9.52%)
- Contraception (2 people, 9.52%)
- Depression (2 people, 9.52%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 9.52%)
- Major depression (2 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Estrace (3 people, 14.29%)
- Paxil (3 people, 14.29%)
- Mirena (3 people, 14.29%)
- Sertraline (2 people, 9.52%)
- Acebutolol (2 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Progesterone (progesterone) is often used for menopause. Find out below the conditions Progesterone is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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I am a 50 year old female, 130 lbs, 5' 7" tall. I have been receiving hormone replacement therapy pellets for that last two years. Getting over an elevated testosterone level having had two much inserted in the last 90 day cycle. Testosterone levels now about 265. Having head pressure or headaches that started about three weeks ago that last all day until sleep. Is there an metabolic or vitamin decline or might some levels of something be too high that might cause these headaches and might materialize when the menstrual cycle ceases ? I.E. Iron, adrenal production, etc. Have had an MRI recently that came back normal.
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After suffering a cough since Christmas, I was given Flutiform as an alternative to my usual asthma medication about three weeks ago. At around the same time I began a heavy period, which has continued ever since.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
During monthly breast exam tonight I found black discharge from one of my milk ducts whereas the other outlets were typical clear/yellow as usual. I breastfed for 6 years total and haven't breastfed now for 4 years. I take 200mg progesterone from day 2 to day 12 post peak ovulation using natural family planning. My friend who is a Board Certified Lactation Consultant said that this is most likely what it is and to ask my MD if I should continue on the Progesterone treatment after showing him pictures of the discharge.
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