Review: could Progesterone cause Pancreatitis?


Pancreatitis is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ativan, and have Hormone replacement therapy . We study 19,725 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.

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Progesterone has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy. (latest outcomes from Progesterone 19,905 users)


Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, abdominal pain upper (latest reports from 25,155 Pancreatitis patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

19,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone.
Among them, 36 people (0.18%) have Pancreatitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Progesterone cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Progesterone when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Progesterone *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Progesterone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 31.58 %
  • 30-39: 31.58 %
  • 40-49: 26.32 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Pancreatitis when taking Progesterone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (6 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Contraception (4 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (9 people)
  • Zyprexa (7 people)
  • Prempro (7 people)
  • Premarin (6 people)
  • Depo-Provera (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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