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(also known as Prometrium)
Progesterone is a C-21 steroid hormone involved in the female menstrual cycle, pregnancy (supports gestation) and embryogenesis of humans and other species. Progesterone belongs to a class of hormones called progestogens, and is the major naturally occurring human progestogen. Prometrium is a brand of micronized proge... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 78% (1993 Members) find Progesterone helpful

Progesterone Reviews

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Suppositories- messy and expensive but very necessary.
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regulated my period in one cycle
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Help my period to come frequently
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Major mood swings but it did the job
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It's working to the extent it's keeping away the bad affects of too much estrogen...
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Its much better than injecting myself daily or twice daily!
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Injections and suppositories. Tough, but I have my eyes on the prize. No side effects so far.
I have used this successfully as a way to re-start my period.
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Helped keep pregnancy until we found genetic abnormalities
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Took shots for 10 weeks during first pregnancy, took shots for 3 weeks before I found out the second didn't take, will start shots again next week. Inserted pills vaginally before. They always did what they were supposed to do.
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  1. Advice: About Prometrium
    Hello all~ I'm new to this support group. Just had third surgery for endo and I am making more dietary changes to feel better. I am also about to... [More]
  2. Advice: Am i Hyop?
    My Boston doc had me on 200 mgs progesterone (prometrium pills) but my Hotze doc lowered my dose to 37.5 mgs of compounded micronized progesterone. [More]
  3. Discussion: short luteal phase/progesterone
    Hi there, I'm on prometrium. I'm on it for high risk reasons but thought I'd give you info. Your doc will prescribe it for 3dpo (after you confirm ovu... [More]
  4. Discussion: Progesterone (natural vs. synthetic?)
    Does anyone have good (or bad) experience with taking natural progesterone? Supposedly progesterone that is "bioidentical" and is compounde... [More]
  5. Discussion: Progesterone Side Effects
    I've been taking prometrium (progesterone suppositories) twice a day vaginally for about a week and a half now. Twice now, while at my desk at work, I... [More]