Progesterone is among the most commonly prescribed of supplementary hormones among women. It is prescribed as a part of HRT or Hormone Replacement Therapy. However, progesterone side effects have been noted in many women using progesterone-supplementary aids. This includes symptoms like bloating and tenderness of the breast along with nausea and headache. Some women might find a sudden change in the amount or viscosity of their vaginal discharge. Others can develop extreme mood swings or blurred vision. Other common progesterone side effects include dizziness, feeling of malaise of drowsiness.
It is commonly seen that these symptoms tend to surface in a more severe form when the supplementation is first begun. It usually takes a few weeks for most women to get used to progesterone supplementation.