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Review: could Progesterone cause Menorrhagia (Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding)?

Summary: Menorrhagia is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Estrace, and have Menstruation irregular. We study 4,315 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 has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in menopause. (latest outcomes from 4,497 Progesterone users)

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 13,556 Menorrhagia patients)

On May, 22, 2015: 4,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 21 people (0.49%) have Menorrhagia.

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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