Precautions and Warnings With Progesterone Capsules
Before starting treatment, it's important to understand the precautions and warnings with progesterone capsules. For example, let your healthcare provider know if you have epilepsy, heart disease, or high blood pressure. People who have had a blood clot in the lungs should not take progesterone capsules. Warnings and precautions also extend to those with asthma, diabetes, or migraines.
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Heart problems of any kind
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- A history of heart attack or stroke
- Heart disease
- A history of blood clots
- Cancer (or if you have had cancer in the past)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, hepatitis, or liver tumors
- Unexplained vaginal bleeding
- Any allergies, including allergies to drugs, foods (especially peanuts), preservatives, or dyes.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.