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Progesterone Therapy

Progesterone is a vital hormone in the menstrual cycle, and it’s often used as a treatment for irregular periods or other menstrual problems. Progesterone therapy can also help prevent premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats.

About Progesterone Therapy

Are you feeling tired? Slight bloating, weight gain, or mood swings could point to progesterone imbalance. The ovaries produce this female hormone. It can be part of hormonal replacement therapy for women suffering from irregular periods and an increase in other hormone imbalances, such as estrogen levels.

Progesterone is a natural female hormone that some women lack. Progestins decrease the amount of estrogen in your body, which can lead to menstruation and other hormonal changes when it’s replaced with progesterone, like those found in HRT therapy.

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  • Hormone that plays a crucial role in regulating the menstrual cycle and pregnancy
  • Has been shown to have several other benefits, including reducing anxiety and improving sleep quality
  • Essential in regulating the menstrual cycle and preparing the body for pregnancy
  • We will develop a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your goals.

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Progesterone Therapy FAQ’s

Progesterone is a natural female hormone that some women lack. Progestins decrease the amount of estrogen in your body, which can lead to menstruation and other hormonal changes when it’s replaced with progesterone, like those found in HRT therapy.

The cost of Progesterone Therapy varies greatly. Price can be divided into annual exams, blood-work labs, and progesterone replacement therapy products. Everyone’s body is different and requires different lab work and products. Contact us today to find out more.

Most doctors recommend that women taking PRT not suddenly stop but do so gradually. You and your provider can slowly taper down the amount, either by dose alone or by lowering the dose and taking it less frequently.

This medicine may cause some people to become dizzy or drowsy. Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert. Before you have any medical tests, tell the medical doctor in charge that you are taking this medicine.

Source: MayoClinic

Over-the-counter progesterone cream has been marketed as a treatment for menopausal symptoms, including:

  • Hot flashes
  • Memory loss
  • Fatigue
  • Tender breasts

It’s also sometimes used by people to try to treat:

  • Thyroid problems
  • Osteoporosis
  • Weight gain

Source: webmd.com

Many plants make compounds similar to progesterone which may or may not function like the purified progesterone chemical. The progesterone in creams bought without a prescription is made by processing ingredients from plants, such as yams.

Source: webmd.com

The hormone progesterone doesn’t directly cause weight gain, but it does increase your hunger levels which may make you feel like there’s a need to eat more. The increased appetite can be due to other hormone imbalances that affect how much food is needed at any given time, and taste buds aren’t always sensitive enough when they’re overwhelmed with all sorts of different flavors from meals eaten daily life. 

Hormone therapy (HT) is not usually recommended if you:

  • Have or had breast cancer or endometrial cancer.
  • Have abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • Have had blood clots or are at high risk for them.
  • Have a history of stroke, heart attack, or increased risk for vascular disease.
  • Know or suspect you’re pregnant.
  • Have liver disease.


Check with your doctor before using if you are on any hormone medicines or are being treated for cancer.

Progesterone may add to the drowsiness caused by certain drugs or herbs, making driving or using heavy machinery unsafe. It may also interact with many other medicines and supplements.

Tell your doctor about any supplements you’re taking, even if they’re natural. That way, your doctor can check on any potential side effects or interactions with any medications.

The FDA does not regulate supplements in the same way that food and drugs are. The FDA does not review these supplements for safety or efficacy before they hit the market.


In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking medication must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:


Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or other medicines. Also, tell your healthcare professional if you have allergies to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For nonprescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.


The use of progesterone is not indicated in children. Safety and efficacy have not been established.


Although appropriate studies on the relationship of age to the effects of progesterone have not been performed in the geriatric population, no geriatric-specific problems have been documented to date. However, elderly patients are more likely to have breast cancer, stroke, or dementia, which may require caution in patients receiving progesterone.


Studies in women suggest that this medication poses minimal risk to the infant during breastfeeding.

Drug Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together, in other cases, two different treatments may be used together even if an interaction occurs. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When taking this medicine, your healthcare professional must know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected based on their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended but may be required in some cases. If both medications are prescribed, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both medicines.

  • Abametapir
  • Conivaptan
  • Eslicarbazepine Acetate
  • Fedratinib
  • Fexinidazole
  • Fosnetupitant
  • Netupitant

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Abnormal or unusual vaginal bleeding or
  • Allergy to peanuts or peanut oil or
  • Blood clots (e.g., deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism), active or history of or
  • Breast cancer, known, suspected, or a history of or
  • Heart attack, active or history of or
  • Liver disease or
  • Stroke, active, or history of—Should not be used in patients with these conditions.
  • Asthma or
  • Diabetes or
  • Edema (fluid retention or body swelling) or
  • Endometriosis or
  • Epilepsy (seizures) or
  • Heart disease or
  • Hypercalcemia (high calcium in the blood) or
  • Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol in the blood) or
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure) or
  • Kidney disease or
  • Migraine headache or
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or
  • Thyroid problems—Use with caution. This may make these conditions worse.

Source: MayoClinic

Keep all appointments with your doctor.

Before having any laboratory test or biopsy (tissue removal for testing), tell your doctor and the laboratory personnel that you are taking progesterone.

Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.

You need to keep a written list of all the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking and any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies..

SourceMedlinePlus Drug Information

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