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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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Can you tell me about it's like to take progesterone suppositories for infertility & experienced a heavy painful 1st period?

Can you tell me about it's like to take progesterone suppositories for infertility & experienced a heavy painful 1st period?

Sure: Progesterone suppositories are inserted once or twice daily inside your vagina. Most do not have any problems with it. Some women can have some discharge and some can have bloating and feel crampy. Some feel drowsy. Most feel completely normal. Painful 1st period may just be related to having a stressful cycle trying to conceive or from all the hormones you have taken. Good Luck to you ...Read more

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I was just put on progesterone suppositories at 7weeks my level was 10 and I'm on 40mg 2times a day. Is that a good mg or should I be getting more?

Progesterone (PG): Check with your OB if you haven't done so already about when she plans to re-check your progesterone levels. She can tell you what PG levels are ideal and if you need to adjust the dose. ...Read more

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Accidentally i left my progesterone suppositories out of the refridgerator for 12 hours. They did not melt. Are they no more useful?

Accidentally i left my progesterone suppositories out of the refridgerator for 12 hours. They did not melt. Are they no more useful?

Should be fine: Being left out at room temperture (68-75 deg F ) should not make them ineffective. Just put them back in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes and then insert one of them vaginally as directed. ...Read more

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Do all progesterone suppositories cause pink bleeding? Even the white suppositories?

Do all progesterone suppositories cause pink bleeding? Even the white suppositories?

They can: Anything you put in your vagina can be associated with pink bleeding. ...Read more