Could Progesterone cause Menorrhagia - from FDA reports


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 Mirena, and have Birth control . We study 6,565 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA. Among them, 36 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 Progesterone 7,002 users)

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) has been reported by people with birth control, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding, multiple sclerosis, endometriosis, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 24,164 Menorrhagia patients).

On Dec, 05, 2016

6,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone.
Among them, 36 people (0.55%) have Menorrhagia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Progesterone cause Menorrhagia?

Time on Progesterone when people have Menorrhagia *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Progesterone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 30.43 %
  • 40-49: 30.43 %
  • 50-59: 17.39 %
  • 60+: 13.04 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirena (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Soliris (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Neurontin (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Coumadin (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 8.33%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Birth Control (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (2 people, 5.56%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Pain In Extremity (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Headache (4 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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