Progesterone and Ovarian cyst - from FDA reports

Ovarian cyst 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 Multiple sclerosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,166 people who have side effects when taking Progesterone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 11, 2018

9,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Progesterone.
Among them, 36 people (0.39%) have Ovarian cyst

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Progesterone cause Ovarian cyst?

Time on Progesterone when people have Ovarian cyst *:

Age of people who have Ovarian cyst when taking Progesterone *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Assisted Fertilisation: 3 people, 8.33%
  2. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 3 people, 8.33%
  3. Astrocytoma, Low Grade (low grade tumour of the brain that originate in a particular kind of glial-cells): 2 people, 5.56%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 5.56%
  5. Bleeding Disorders: 2 people, 5.56%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prometrium: 6 people, 16.67%
  2. Gonal-F: 5 people, 13.89%
  3. Provera: 5 people, 13.89%
  4. Lupron: 5 people, 13.89%
  5. Klonopin: 4 people, 11.11%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 13.89%
  2. Ovarian Torsion (twisting of ovary): 5 people, 13.89%
  3. Necrosis (the stage of dying): 4 people, 11.11%
  4. Abdominal Pain Lower: 3 people, 8.33%
  5. Depression: 3 people, 8.33%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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