What is Natural Progesterone Cream?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Emerita Pro-Gest FemmeFactor

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See also: Progesterone

Natural progesterone is used in hormone replacement therapies. It is often used for PMS and for the problems associated with menopause and fertility. It is available in topical preparations.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Menopause 6 9
General health 3 2
Hot flashes 3 2
Breast tenderness 1 0
Female infertility 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
15

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Natural Progesterone Cream

Side effect Patients
Increased sex drive (libido) 1
Insomnia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Natural Progesterone Cream

Dosage Patients
0.25 tsp. daily 1
20 mg monthly 1
1 app daily 1
2 other daily 1
28 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Natural Progesterone Cream

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently taking Natural Progesterone Cream

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Natural Progesterone Cream

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 6
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 16
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 6
< $25 7
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Natural Progesterone Cream

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Oct 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for menopause)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily

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