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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??
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
Good day doc, i have pco and i have taken dydrogesterone for 12 days. im a little bit worried that i cant be pregnant.. im 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 dont 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?
Im 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