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Wks Taking Duphaston
I miscarried bfore.Now pregnant 24 wks.Taking Duphaston 10mg twice aday from 6th week onwards.Any problems bcoz of using this medicine for a long time?
Dufaston ; Pregnancy: Dufaston is a synthetic progestin, and it is prescribed for women with low natural Progesterone to help maintain pregnancy, especially if there is a history of miscarriage. Most practitioners consider it safe. If, however, you continue to have questions, consult another practitioner for a second opinion. ...Read more
I lost my pregnant at 22 weeks bfore.Now again pregnant 14 wks.Am taking Duphaston 10mg from 5wk onwards.Any side effects bcause of continuing this medicine?
So sorry 4 your loss: I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I wish you much better luck this time around. The Duphaston is a Progesterone replacement--i assume Progesterone deficiency was cause of your pregnancy loss? If so, this should help. Side effects are many but you need this during pregnancy. If you are feeling well, then it is working for you. Your doc sure is monitoring you closely. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
28wks preg. I lost prev pregnancy at 22 wks. Now taking Duphaston 10mg twice aday from 6th wk onwards.May this much long term usage harmful to baby?
Usually few days: Your period usually comes a few days after finishing the medicine, however, it can take up to 2 weeks. If it does not start by then, contact your MD. ...Read more
Yesterday i had my 1st U/S.5wks 6dys with empty sac still have bleeding what if the bleeding dont stop after taking Duphaston in a week?
More info needed: The effect may be dose dependent, though unlikely to affect BBT (basal body temp). Bbt and the temperature elevation is a marker for ovulation and if you're undergoing fertility treatments at the age of 45, it may be more important to expedite surveillance and trigger ovulation medically. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Depends on condition:
presumably you are taking this for gyn problem.
"Its freedom from hormonal effects like those related to corticoid, androgenic, estrogenic, anabolic, and other effects gives dydrogesterone an advantage over other synthesized progestogens." That being said all the progesterones may cause weight gain. Specific medications my help prevent weight gain depending on your hormonal status. ...Read more
Sold outside States: Duphaston is a brand of dydrogesterone, a progesterone, used to maintain pregnancy among other indications. Clofert is a brand name sold only in india for Clomiphene which is used to induce ovulation (or off-label to increase testosterone production in men). You can use www.Drugs.Com to search for (global) medications & drug-drug interactions. ...Read more
I was prescribed duphaston 10mg 2 times a day for 5 days. But I don't know how many hours apart in a day should I take each pill. Please help me
Morning and night: When medications are prescribed twice a day the general assumption is that one will take them in the morning and at night roughly 12 hours apart. ...Read more
Is it possible for you to still be pregnant after taking Duphaston and your pregnant test is negative?
No pregnancy: Provided the test was correctly administered, a negative pregnancy test indicates that there is no pregnancy, whether or not Duphaston was taken. ...Read more
When period will come after taking duphaston 5 mg twice a day for 4 days ,im now on day 53 of the cycle i stopped duphaston 2 days ago?
Soon: Usually the period will come 2 or 3 days after the medication is stopped, so give it a little more time. Sometimes it will not bring a period, but take it a step at a time. ...Read more
Under meds a search for Duphaston turns up nothing..I hear its produce has been discontinued.Been taking it since 3 weeks .Any harm if I have to stop?
Depends : This is a type of progesterone. It can be prescribed in a variety of ways but is sometimes used to assist in fertility treatments or to support an early pregnancy for miscarriage prevention. It can affect ovulation depending on how it is prescribed. Discuss your desire to conceive with your doctor to determine the best dose and treatment options. ...Read more
Ask your doc!: Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dydrogesterone & http://www.Drugs.Com/international/dydrogesterone.Html re Duphaston brand of dydrogesterone which is a progestin usually used by itself for specific progestogen deficiencies. Marvelon is a brand name combination birth control pill (http://www.Drugs.Com/international/marvelon.Html) w/both estrogen & progestogen. Ask ur doc why prescribed both. ...Read more
Why?: Ethinyl Estradiol is an estrogen and progestin combination pill used for the prevention of pregnancy. It works by preventing ovulation and causes changes in cervical mucous making it difficult for sperm to penetrate and for an egg to implant. Dydrogesterone is a progestogen indicated in a wide variety of gynaecological conditions related to Progesterone deficiency. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more
Can i take my marvelon pills even if i stop it for 2 days? Coz i thought it can't be take together with duphaston?
Go see your doctor: It's time for you to talk to your doc. At least 3 different docs here have questioned the rationale for taking both marvelon (birth control) and Duphaston (used in Progesterone deficiency, possible to prevent preterm delivery). Can you take any birth control pill after stopping for 2 days? Yes but it's best not to stop if it can be avoided. For now, use 2nd form of contraception like condom. ...Read more
Doesn't help: Duphaston doesn't help conception. In ivf pregnancies and perhaps, in the rare luteal phase defect, it helps support an early pregnancy once conception has already taken place. It has no place in conception normally and no use in normal cycling women who are trying to conceive. ...Read more
Progesterone: Progesterone does not always work to trigger a period in all patients. It is not clear why you are taking this medication. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Follow up with the prescribing doctor to discuss why you were given this and what other options may be available to meet your goals. ...Read more