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Progesterone may cause weight gain. WebMD lists weight gain as one of the side effects of taking FDA-approved progesterone prescription products. It can also cause fluid retention and swelling, which can contribute to we... More »

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According to HowStuffWorks, progesterone cream is applied to the skin and absorbed into the body to mimic the behavior of the hormone as it would naturally occur. This is intended to help menopausal women whose progester... More »

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Progesterone suppositories are mainly prescribed and used as part of a fertility treatment program to help women who are having hormonal problems. Since fertility treatments for women tend to decrease the progesterone le... More »

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