Review: could Progesterone cause Pancreatitis?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,274 people who take Progesterone. Among them, 20 have Pancreatitis. See who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more. This review is 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.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 192,642 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 4,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 20 people (0.48%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 191,984 people who have Pancreatitis.
Time on Progesterone when people have Pancreatitis * :
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Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Progesterone * :
Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Progesterone ** :
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How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (3 people, 15.00%)
- Mood swings (2 people, 10.00%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 10.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 10.00%)
- Panic attack (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Estradiol (4 people, 20.00%)
- Estrogen nos (4 people, 20.00%)
- Prometrium (3 people, 15.00%)
- Provigil (3 people, 15.00%)
- Diflucan (3 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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