Review: could Progesterone cause Suicidal Ideation?


Suicidal ideation is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vicodin, and have Abdominal pain . We study 4,595 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Suicidal ideation. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicidal ideation and more.

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Progesterone has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy. (latest outcomes from Progesterone 4,928 users)

Suicidal Ideation

Suicidal ideation has been reported by people with suicide attempt, weakness, drowsiness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 47,556 Suicidal ideation patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

4,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone.
Among them, 32 people (0.7%) have Suicidal Ideation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Progesterone cause Suicidal ideation?

Time on Progesterone when people have Suicidal Ideation *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Suicidal Ideation when taking Progesterone *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Suicidal Ideation when taking Progesterone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 14.81 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 3.7 %

Severity if Suicidal Ideation when taking Progesterone **:

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

How people recovered from Suicidal Ideation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (4 people)
  • Abdominal Pain (4 people)
  • Major Depression (3 people)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (3 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vicodin (6 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (5 people)
  • Paxil (5 people)
  • Estrace (5 people)
  • Reglan (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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