Review: could Progesterone cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Calcium, and have Depression.
We study 4,311 people who have side effects while taking Progesterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Progesterone has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in menopause. (latest outcomes from 4,493 Progesterone users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 4,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone. Among them, 102 people (2.37%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Progesterone when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||0.00%||22.22%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||11.11% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Progesterone * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.90%||16.09%||20.69%||44.83%||11.49% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Progesterone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||14.29%||28.57%||42.86%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (16 people, 15.69%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 5.88%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (6 people, 5.88%)
- Pain (5 people, 4.90%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 4.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium (13 people, 12.75%)
- Estradiol (12 people, 11.76%)
- Humira (11 people, 10.78%)
- Premarin (11 people, 10.78%)
- Enbrel (9 people, 8.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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