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Doctor insights on: Dydrogesterone Medication

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What is dydrogesterone pill side effects?

What is dydrogesterone pill side effects?

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

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When should someone take dydrogesterone and progesterone daily?

When should someone take dydrogesterone and progesterone daily?

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

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How do (duphaston)dydrogesterone induces menstural bleeding?

How do (duphaston)dydrogesterone induces menstural bleeding?

Progesterone: Duphaston is progesterone. Progesterone stabilize the lining of the uterus. When Progesterone is taken away (when you stop taking the medication) that cause a period. ...Read more

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I am taking dostinex (cabergoline)and dydrogesterone (duphaston)tablets. What is the purpose of it??

Medicines: 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

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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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When will my normal period occur after withdrawal bleeding from taking Dydrogesterone?

When will my normal period occur after withdrawal bleeding from taking Dydrogesterone?

After stopping it: After your body clears the medication after your last dose bleeding usually occurs. It does not always happen with Progesterone only mediations. ...Read more

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If you had a withdrawal bleeding after taking Dydrogesterone, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

If you had a withdrawal bleeding after taking Dydrogesterone, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

Not necessarily: I got reprimanded as a resident once for putting a patient on a progestin (like dydrogesterone) without doing a pregnancy test prior to prescribing. Withdrawal bleeding could conceivably occur even in early pregnancy when using progestins. ...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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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

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

Not common: Hypertension is not a typical side effect of Progesterone. If your doctor thinks that it is causing it in your case they want to stop it and see if your blood pressure improves. Other causes of high blood pressure should be considered. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Which is more suitable for patient with pcos and endometriosis doing ivf? Dydrogesterone or medroxyprogesterone?

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

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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.

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

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I'm on 30 mg dydrogesterone (oral) supplement. Period 5 days late. No cramping or any pregnancy symptom. Is it pregnancy or dydrogesterone delaying?

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

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

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

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

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

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

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

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

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

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

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