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Doctor insights on: Dydrogesterone Duphaston During Pregnancy

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What is the use of Duphaston 10mg during pregnancy?

What is the use of Duphaston 10mg during pregnancy?

Progestin: Dydrogesterone is a steroidal progestin used for Progesterone deficiency. It has reportedly been used off –label for threatened abortion & “habitual” abortion. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Was prescribed with Duphaston 3 tablets daily by Gynae. Is it safe during early pregnancy around 5 weeks? Had a chemical pregnancy previously.

Was prescribed with Duphaston 3 tablets daily by Gynae. Is it safe during early pregnancy around 5 weeks? Had a chemical pregnancy previously.

Clarify plan: Sometimes Progesterone is prescribed in early pregnancy to help support the uterine lining. Contact the prescribing doctor to clarify the instructions for use in your clinical scenario. ...Read more

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What are the differences between drugs susten and duphaston? Which is more safe during pregnancy? I am 12 weeks pregnant now.

What are the differences between drugs susten and duphaston? Which is more safe during pregnancy? I am 12 weeks pregnant now.

Drugs: Both drug are given to maintain pregnancy especially if you have had a miscarriage before. Susten is Progesterone and Duphaston is a Progesterone derivative. It prepares the enometrium so that the fetus is maintained. Both are safe to take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more

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Had only one episode of slight brown discharge during fourth month of pregnancy... my doctor prescribed duphaston tablet... is it good or not?

Had only one episode of slight brown discharge during fourth month of pregnancy... my doctor prescribed duphaston tablet... is it good or not?

Not: Presumably the doctor thinks this might help prevent miscarriage or premature labor. There is no evidence that this is the case, nor is it clear that this is completely safe for the baby. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy stage and stop duphaston?

Not sure of question: If you are asking should you stop Duphaston because you are now pregnant? The answer is no. Call your doctor immediately. It depends on why you were given duphaston. Duphaston is a progesterone. It is used to treat conditions like recurrent miscarriages and something called luteal phase defect. If you have either of these and you stop your Progesterone treatment you may lose the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could Duphaston helps the risk of pregnancy?

Could Duphaston helps the risk of pregnancy?

May help some risks: There is some evidence that it is helpful in reducing risk of miscarriages. Other articles may differ. If you had several miscarriages it may help. ...Read more

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It is fine to stop Duphaston in early pregnancy stage?

NO: It depends on why you are on duphaston. If you doctor gave it to you because of recurrent pregnancy loss or for luteal phase defect then you should not stop it without his or her approval. Please call your doctor and ask before you stop. Stopping this medication may cause you to lose your pregnancy. Call asap. ...Read more

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Should I test for pregnancy before stopping Duphaston?

Should I test for pregnancy before stopping Duphaston?

Well: U are likely not pregnant if using the Progesterone regularly. The confusion must be about it's use to support early pregnancy. You can always check a upt but if u stopped it and was pregnant it likely wouldn't make u lose the pregnancy. You may bleed after but you do not need to check a upt before stopping but if u r going to be worried just check 1, gd luck. ...Read more

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Dr today my dr gave me Duphaston 10 mg for 10 days, im at 18 DPO today. It will help me to get a healthy pregnancy? I had a miscarge before.

Dr today my dr gave me Duphaston 10 mg for 10 days, im at 18 DPO today. It will help me to get a healthy pregnancy? I had a miscarge before.

Progesterone in preg: This product is indicated in women trying to concieve if there is proven documented deficiency of the progesterone hormone during luteal phase.
Once conception has take place, progesterone hormone is indicated only in pregnancies due to assist reproduction techniques such as in vivo fertilization or in cases of repeated miscarriages 1st trimester ...Read more

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What wil happen after stop my 10mg/day dydrogesterone at the end of 10wks pregnancy? I never hv bleeding problem n I don't know why my ob gave it

What wil happen after stop my 10mg/day dydrogesterone at the end of 10wks pregnancy? I never hv bleeding problem n I don't know why my ob gave it

Please ask your OB: And why would u take a med like that without asking your OB the reason for taking it! Please call your ob. In us we don't use that one but a med like that is given to help prevent misc. Esp. If your Progesterone level is low. Any questions about your preg or any meds u are given from here till u deliver should be directed to your ob. ...Read more

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Its been two weeks since I finished Duphaston and not got periods. I have tested negative for pregnancy. Should I take Meprate or Duphaston again?

Its been two weeks since I finished Duphaston and not got periods. I have tested negative for pregnancy. Should I take Meprate or Duphaston again?

Need doctor: This issue will need to be addressed by a doctor and self prescribing should not be done, lab testing should be done to evaluate your amenorrhea ...Read more

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After stopping Duphaston when my period would come. And can a pregnancy occurs?

After stopping Duphaston when my period would come. And can a pregnancy occurs?

Duphastone: You should get a period within a week of stopping this medication. If you have not been taking this medication the whole month it is possible for you to ovulate next cycle if everything else is ok (no pcos, obesity and so on). ...Read more

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I'm 14wk pregnant doctor has given me dydrogesterone 10 mg twice a day I've taken it from 12wk of pregnancy till now, is it safe for my baby please advice?

I'm 14wk pregnant doctor has given me dydrogesterone 10 mg twice a day I've taken it from 12wk of pregnancy till now, is it safe for my baby please advice?

Yes: Safe for baby and necessary to maintain your pregnancy. You were probably low and at risk of losing baby without the extra because for some reason your body did not make more itself. Enjoy being pregnant! Congrats! ...Read more

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I am taking Duphaston for 4days yet no signs of period but negative pregnancy test?

I am taking Duphaston for 4days yet no signs of period but negative pregnancy test?

Wait: Another week. If no period fake another pregnancy test. If negative you might want to discuss with your prescribing doc ...Read more

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I had chemical pregnancy. I did not get period for 2 month, had Duphaston to get period. Will I have my period next time without medicine?

I had chemical pregnancy. I did not get period for 2 month, had Duphaston to get period. Will I have my period next time without medicine?

That can be: Hard to say but you were pregnant meaning u did ovulate. My guess is that you will soon resume normal menses but it can take some time; that is if your menses were normal prior to the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more