Natural Progesterone Rapid Dissolving Tablets

by robyn

Hello, I have been reading your forums and have actually requested an increase in my progesterone. I have gone from first using the progesterone creams 3 yrs. ago then reluctantly stared on 100 mg. Prometrium oral at night. However, I was aware you only get a certain percentage when taking it orally. But my Bio-Identical hormone Dr. does not like the cream, because he says it does not work. Well, he only uses a blood serum to get results and that is why he does not see any increase in levels. I had another Dr. my GYN put me on the Rapid dissolving tablets of progesterone 100 mg. first then 200 mg on second RX. Since reading your forum I have increased my Natural progesterone up to taking 400 mg. But I found I started being angry and snappy, just not myself. I was speaking with a woman a few days ago about this and she said she was also put on 100 mg. of progesterone however to start her periods, she was in her late 30's or early 40's at the time. She said the Natural progesterone did not make her period start, but she felt angry and she would snap at her family, she quit taking after a 3-4 mths. Next her Dr. put her on the promethium and her period started right away and she did not feel angry. I want to increase the progesterone but I do not want to feel that way again. Right now I am taking 1/2 of the RDT which is 100 mg. of progesterone. I also take BI-EST with testosterone during the day. I need to change my regimen because I have not been able to lose the 40-50 lbs I have put on starting 3 yrs. ago when all this menopause craziness started. Have you had anyone complain about bad side effects from Natural progesterone?

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Aug 21, 2015
Natural Progesterone Rapid Dissolving Tables
by: Alyce

Hi Robyn

Why does your doctor not like progesterone cream, has he tried it? You are wasting your time on oral progesterone as so much gets destroyed by the liver as stated many times on this website. I am not surprised that you have not been able to lose weight either, your are not using progesterone the way it should be used.

I am happy with progesterone cream and would never use oral.

Aug 24, 2015
cream vs. RDT
by: Robyn

Hi Alyce,
thank-you for your comments. I am actually not using the oral progesterone anymore but am using the Rapid Dissolving Tabs that go under the tongue. However, I think I am going to go back to the cream because even when using the dissolving tablets, which go into the mucous membrane under the tongue, so it is not considered oral, I feel like when I swallow I do end up swallowing some of the tab that is dissolving into a powdery form in my mouth.
The reason my Doctor does not like the cream is because he never saw an increase in any of his patients progesterone levels for a 6 month period, but he only drew blood to check their levels and it is not going to show up as much in serum. Now my GYN is okay with whatever method I choose. So, I think I will ask the Pharmacy if they have Natpro. Anyway, I will make sure it is from yams not soy because I do not need they estrogen. One more note, I actually was on the progesterone cream for a long time and did not lose any weight, but not sure what dose I was on at the time.

Aug 29, 2015
Cream vs RDT
by: Joy

Hi Robyn

Good choice switching to a cream, as Alyce posted, all oral progesterone is not the best delivery method and RDT is oral. Your doctor probably did not see any results with the cream because progesterone was not being used correctly or not enough progesterone cream was used. He only has to look at the study research papers to get the answers. This would probably explain your weight problems when you did use the progesterone cream, not enough was used or you could have Insulin Resistance. Natpro is not sold at pharmacies as far as I am aware of, but you can order it online. Please read theHow to use Progesterone Cream and Estrogen Dominance pages.

Do you know what your Vitamin D3 level is as a deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone.

Hope this helps.

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