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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

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Condition Members Success
Infertility
1115
82%
Polycystic Ovarian Synd...
426
80%
Endometriosis
231
55%
Infertility, Secondary
87
79%
Menopause
91
81%
Overall, 78% (1998 Members) find Progesterone helpful
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Progesterone Reviews

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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.
Working / Worked
I took Progesterone suppositories for the first trimester of my current pregnancy. I didn't have a miscarriage. I think it helped maintain the pregnancy because my progesterone levels were really low from my blood tests.
I took Progesterone twice to get my period going and regulate it, I guess. Yep- started my period but they didn't last very long.
It helped me maintain an early pregnancy.
Working / Worked
Big scary needle, but whatever it takes!
Working / Worked
Using as add on therapy right now
My body doesnt make enought so I take this when I find out I am postivly pregnant until the 4th month of pregnancy.
Took it in the process of ovulation.
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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]