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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Progesterone in Oil IM.

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5 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Other
6/9/2014 1:09:33 PM

Reviewer: progesteroneuser, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 4 miscarriages I was referred to a fertility clinic. My RE put me on this medication for the first 10 weeks of pregnancy. For the first time I have heard a heartbeat. I realize that this website claims that progesterone cannot prevent miscarriage and that's probably true in general but for women like me who are carrying healthy embryos but don't make enough progesterone, it can make ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/2/2012 2:45:17 PM

Reviewer: ciera1love, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have been taken progesterone 1cc IM every day for 8 days straight as part of an IVF regimen to sustain the uterine lining in hopes of implantation. my injection is not sesame oil. it is 50 mg/ml and made with ethyl oleate. if you can get this instead of the sesame oil..do so. it is much thinner. after 8 days straight my behind is getting a bit sore, but it is tolerable for now. the side effects ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/25/2012 8:47:22 AM

Reviewer: Jessie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have gone through several ivf treatments and have taken progesterone in oil. Last time I started getting extremely itchy bumps in a few areas so my doctor took me off the injections and put me on suppositories. I lost the pregnancy. They can't monitor the progesterone levels in your blood from just taking the suppositories. This time around the itchiness and bumps is much worse. It appears a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/25/2010 10:42:43 PM

Reviewer: mommy2, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I took these shots to prevent postpardom depression after having my second child, as I had this problem after my first. The treatment worked great and I had no symptoms of postpardom, however the side effects are awful. I have never had acne and I had acne that would not go away. I have extremely thick hair and it is falling out in handfuls. When I wash my hair the bath tub is full of hair. W ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/28/2010 9:38:06 AM

Reviewer: babyblue, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i have been on progesterone oil for 10 days , i used like 2 years ago also.im using it for ivf treatment, the whole injection process dose not bother me but the site of the injection is painfull , red and swollen.but my doctor says is the only way to do this treatment

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