Progesterone and Functional ovarian cysts - from FDA reports

Functional ovarian cysts is found among people who take Progesterone, especially for people who are 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Prometrium, and have Assisted fertilisation. This review analyzes which people have Functional ovarian cysts with Progesterone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,666 people who have side effects when taking Progesterone from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On May, 26, 2018

7,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone.
Among them, 34 people (0.44%) have Functional ovarian cysts

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Could Progesterone cause Functional ovarian cysts?

Time on Progesterone when people have Functional ovarian cysts *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 60 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Functional ovarian cysts when taking Progesterone *:

  • 0-1: 4.55 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.55 %
  • 20-29: 13.64 %
  • 30-39: 45.45 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Assisted Fertilisation: 3 people, 8.82%
  2. Panic Reaction: 2 people, 5.88%
  3. Bleeding Disorders: 2 people, 5.88%
  4. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 5.88%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 5.88%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prometrium: 6 people, 17.65%
  2. Gonal-F: 5 people, 14.71%
  3. Lupron: 5 people, 14.71%
  4. Provera: 5 people, 14.71%
  5. Klonopin: 4 people, 11.76%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 14.71%
  2. Ovarian Torsion (twisting of ovary): 5 people, 14.71%
  3. Necrosis (the stage of dying): 4 people, 11.76%
  4. Abdominal Pain Lower: 3 people, 8.82%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 8.82%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

What's next:

Do you take Progesterone and have Functional ovarian cysts?

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