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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

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Infertility
1139
81%
Polycystic Ovarian Synd...
431
80%
Endometriosis
240
54%
Infertility, Secondary
93
77%
Menopause
98
81%
Overall, 78% (2049 Members) find Progesterone helpful
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Progesterone Reviews

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Took progesterone to induce a period after I went off birth control and didn't have a period.
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doing the Micronor. not really helping
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I used PIO during our IVF cycle.
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The progesterone has worked as described. It has caused an increased appetite and a lot of cramping for me.
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no effect
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Progesterone levels always seem to be normal.
Working / Worked
I have no idea if it is working but I was an emotional person before I started the progesterone and when I am on it I am all over the place with my emotions. I also seemed to get a lot more acne with it :(.
Working / Worked
I take this to start my period...has worked in the past and I'm taking it right now to prepare for my first IVF
Working / Worked
I take progesterone for a week every month to mimic my menstrual hormone levels and it works fine. The only side effect I notice is that it can cause moodiness if you take them at different times each day and they can easily because squishy (if you have the round capsules) if you don't leave them in a slightly cool place.
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: ladies- anyone take Prometrium?
    Hi ladies, I was diagnosed with low progesterone and ob/gyn is recommending Prometrium, but admits she can't promise it won't cause clots. Anyone h... [More]
  2. Discussion: ladies- anyone take Prometrium?
    Hi ladies, I was diagnosed with low progesterone and ob/gyn is recommending Prometrium, but admits she can't promise it won't cause clots. Anyone h... [More]
  3. 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]
  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]