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It has few side-effe: It is an artificial "progesterone" like drug (progestin). It is not used much in the us, but it can be used to prevent miscarriages do to hormone imbalance, and it can be given with estrogen, uusally 17-beta-estradiol to prevent uterine hyperplasia, breakthrough bleeding, and uterine cancer, in women who have a uterus. It has some benefits over medroxy- and methylprogesterone. ...Read more
Daily: Only when your doctor (s) have agreed that you need both. If you can't understand their comments try and get an appointment with a different doctor. The origin of the word doctor is "docere", to teach! ...Read more
I am taking dostinex (cabergoline)and dydrogesterone (duphaston)tablets. What is the purpose of it??
The best way for you to understand this is to go online and search for articles related to your meds. Please look for articles that are designed for patients not doctors.
Contact me after you have digested the articles and want to ask me a question. ...Read more
Good day doc, I have pco and I have taken dydrogesterone for 12 days. I'm a little bit worried that I cant be pregnant. I'm 26. thank you?
Dydrogesterone: Not usually used for PCO. See an endocrinologist ...Read more
Taking dydrogesterone for 4 days having backside side pain of head after taking this what's exact reason kindly explain and what should I do for that?
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
If you had a withdrawal bleeding after taking Dydrogesterone, does that mean that you are not pregnant?
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?
Can dydrogesterone (duphaston) cause mild hypertension? I moved to a v cold weather (-4 deg) and start Duphaston the same day. Can it cause hypertension
I'm 14wks pregnant with a cyst of 4.4x5.2cm in rt. Adnexal region, also anti HCV + and taking dydrogesterone 10 mg twice a day, is it threatening or?
Higher risk: But I would not use the word threatening! Follow dr advise closely and close monitoring and you should do ok. ...Read more
Which is more suitable for patient with pcos and endometriosis doing ivf? Dydrogesterone or medroxyprogesterone?
Similar: I think it comes down to "what are you using them for? " in IVF. Both are synthetic progestins, both are safe with limited side effects. For regulating a cycle start there should be no difference. Some protocols use Duphaston (dydrogesterone) for luteal support in IVF, MPA (medroxy-P) would be a less good choice - although micronized progesterone is probably superior to both. ...Read more
10 weeks pregnant. Stopped my 10mg/day dydrogesterone n start having mild shortness of breath n can't walk/move as fast as b4. Should I b worried?
Needs evaluation: If you are having shortness of breast so severe that you can not move or walk you should be promptly evaluated in an emergency department. ...Read more
I have PCOS & I am ttc. Last month my obgyn gave metformin & letrozole. This month she prescribed for dydrogesterone. What is for the last one?
I'm having menorrhagia, my doctor advised to take duphaston (dydrogesterone 10 mg) for 10 days, im taking it for 4 days but until now im still bleeding.
Continue med: You may have some condition other than undetermined menorrhagia which needs evaluation. Continue the med for the full time. If your condition continues your provider may consider endometrial evaluationl. ...Read more
I'm on 30 mg dydrogesterone (oral) supplement. Period 5 days late. No cramping or any pregnancy symptom. Is it pregnancy or dydrogesterone delaying?
Delay: Most likely is caused by the medicine you're taking, but you should check a pregnancy test. If you get a period about 2-7 days after stopping the medicine, you'll get your answer. ...Read more
Hi, how are you doctor. My problem is that I have missed my periods since 26-02-2015, but there is no pregnancy show in the test. Now my doctor recomand me dydrogesterone for getting start my periods but still no periods start, what should I do please help me?
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more