A 36-year-old female asked:
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can i take usp progesterone for heavy cramping and bleeding instead of progesterone pills?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prescribing doctor: We can not tell patients whether or not they can take a particular medication that is different than that which was prescribed by their doctor. You could certainly discuss alternatives with your doctor if you re not comfortable with the current treatment plan
Answered on Feb 12, 2019
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