Thanks for writing to us.Progesterone
is known to decrease peripheral vascular resistance and thus theoretically can increase pressure gradient in HOCM (hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
). But in the dosage prescribed for contraception
, it effect on HOCM is not well known. Since you are having a problem and this drug may be responsible, I would like you to see your cardiologist and discuss. You may request your cardiologist and gynecologist to have chat over this issue.