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femoston1/10 advice please

(6 Posts)
ProperLavs Wed 25-Oct-17 12:28:37

I am on my first packet of this and am about to enter the last week of the packet so into progesterone territory.
For the first 2 or so weeks I realised I was feeling much better. I felt calmer and quite cheerful, it was really great. Now I am feeling absolutely awful; am restless and angry and crying a lot. Is this normal? Will have have to pt up with this every month or should things settle down?
I know this sounds stupid but I wish I didn't have to take the progesterone . Is there any hrt that won't do this?

ProperLavs Wed 25-Oct-17 18:29:16


LineysRun Wed 25-Oct-17 18:34:31

Yes, same here, though I'm on Evorel patches.

I've a phone appointment booked with my GP to ask for the progesterone to be changed (from norethisterone) to the one PollyPerky uses (Utrogestan) - although may well be pre-tempted by a gynae appointment to discuss hysterectomy because of a fibroid problem that isn't going to go away.

ProperLavs Wed 25-Oct-17 18:41:42

Thank you for replying! I am honestly wondering if this is worth the chilled outness I had for the first 2 weeks. I feel possessed, this is worse than any pmt I have ever had. I would get a bit bad tempered with pmt but I never cried and I never felt depressed and hopeless.sad

LineysRun Wed 25-Oct-17 18:49:01

Honestly I'd pack it in, and ask for GP for an alternative. You shouldn't have to feel like that.

LineysRun Wed 25-Oct-17 18:51:12

Btw have you looked at the website Menopause Matters? It's very good.

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