Does progesterone cream make you sleepy

by JoEllen
(Nova Scotia Canada )

Hi. I recently started using progesterone cream 20mg (1/4 tsp) morning and night. I am 44 years old with 3 children and was diagnosed last year with a couple of fibroids. My doctor put me on a low dose birth control and after 3 months of continual spotting I decided to stop taking them.

I have started taking the progesterone cream and within a day my bleeding improved to only need a panty liner. I have noticed that I'm very sleepy with 1/4 tsp in the morning but sleep well at night. I'm still spotting but don't want to reduce the dose in case I start flowing heavier but need to function during the day. What are your thoughts??

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