Precautions With Progesterone Therapy

For patients Advise the patient about the following: Anticipated menstrual and premenstrual effects of progesterone therapy Dizziness or giddiness and caution when driving or operating machines, especially in the initial days of therapy. Side effects such as symptoms of thromboembolism, fluid retention, irregular vaginal bleeding, headache, breast tenderness, bloating, acne, and injection site pain.