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Are progesterone shows good for preterm labor?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

In a select group of patients , those with a single fetus, and prior preterm delivery, have benefitted from taking a specific kind of progesterone.

In brief: Yes

In a select group of patients , those with a single fetus, and prior preterm delivery, have benefitted from taking a specific kind of progesterone.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Only for prevention!

Progesterone (injections or vaginal preparations) can help prevent preterm birth in high-risk women by up to 75%.
It is no good once preterm labor is diagnosed and has been shown to be very safe for both mother and baby. Ask your obstetrician about it!

In brief: Only for prevention!

Progesterone (injections or vaginal preparations) can help prevent preterm birth in high-risk women by up to 75%.
It is no good once preterm labor is diagnosed and has been shown to be very safe for both mother and baby. Ask your obstetrician about it!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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