Duphaston contains Dydrogesterone, which is a type of Progestin. Progestin is a synthetic progesterone hormone and helps treat menstrual problems in women due to hormonal imbalance. This medicine is also used to reduce the risk of abortion or miscarriages in pregnant women.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Is hCG or Progesterone injection indicated for spotting in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 7 weeks pregnant. I am passing clots and spotting is there for the last two weeks. USG revealed subchorionic hemorrhage, but the fetal heart rate is good. I am taking Susten 200 twice a day and Duphaston 10 once a day. My hCG is 18000 on the 7th week. Should I take hCG injection or p...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are already on two forms of progesterone. It depends on the severity of your bleeding. If decreasing, then continue the same progesterone as you are taking now. If not decreasing, then you need to discuss with your obstetrician. I do not think that an injection in add...  Read Full »

Why did I get brown discharge after taking Duphaston and Clomid?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 and trying to conceive but my periods are irregular i went to a gynec and she gave me duphaston after using it for 5days i got my period after 5 days and in the same way i used it the next month also and after my second dose after ultrasound she prescribed me Clomid and i took ...  Read Full »

Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Hope u r safe. The Duphaston that's being prescribed is to correct the hormonal levels and to support your pregnancy. In your case ,to conclude from the history alone whether you are pregnant would be difficult. If there is no pregnancy ,patients will start to bleed after stopping duphaston ...  Read Full »

Will Duphaston cause any harm to fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old and married for five years. I had two confirmed pregnancies before 11 years, which were terminated safely via a pill (no D and C). We now want to have a baby. I have excess dark, thick hair on my legs, thighs, and back, but I have regular menses, 30 days cycle. My ...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Duphaston is safe for the fetus, but if everything is normal unnecessary medication should be avoided. Folvite tablet 5 mg is safe to be used when you plan your pregnancy for at least three months before. All the symptoms are right for you except for decreased libido....  Read Full »

How many cycles can Clomid 50 mg be taken?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I have been trying to conceive for the past seven months. I have regular 28 day cycle. Recently, I got a hormone test for FSH, LH and prolactin, uterus scan and my husband's semen analysis. Everything was normal. My doctor prescribed me Clomid 50 mg on day 4 to day 9 an...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, relax. Anxiety and depression also cause¬†delay in pregnancy. Continue with the same medications and start Folic acid supplements. Try every alternative day during your fertile period at least for two weeks. In this way you are giving rest to the body and also to i...  Read Full »

My LMP is 6 weeks, then why does the scan show only 4.4 weeks gestation?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 26 year old female. I had my last periods one and a half months back. In between I had Regestrone tablets thrice daily for 3 days and Meprate 10 mg tablets thrice daily for 2 days. Today, I had spotting of reddish brown color. A transvaginal and transabdominal ultrasound was done. It ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I must tell you that those reports are not very convincing for a healthy pregnancy (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Though fetal pole could not be visualized, the beta HCG level should be more in this gestational age. Size is also 2 weeks less, which sign...  Read Full »

Can Duphaston cause missed periods?

Query: I am 30 Years old, Missed period for 8 days now. Since my 24 day of menstrual cycle was starting using duphaston drug once daily and finish the prescribed dose yesterday. And my menstrual cycle is between 26-28 days, this month on the days of my periods I got cramps but nothing come out. Could this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. I would like to know the reason why you had been taking Duphaston? If you have been planning for a pregnancy, then it would be advisable to check your urine pregnancy test once. If negative you can wait upto two week for your Periods to come as you just finished your cour...  Read Full »

Will Duphaston help in regulating irregular periods while trying for pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. My BMI rate is 29 and I am trying to conceive for the past one and a half years. I have irregular periods and my doctor prescribed me Duphaston tablets for getting periods last year. Should I take this medicine again? It has been 90 days since my last period. I tested...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may be suffering from PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). If you want to conceive then the entire approach to treatment changes because we then focus on making you ovulate. Let me know your LMP (last menstrual period) and health history and also, any investigations don...  Read Full »

Do presence of beta hCG and endometrial thickness indicates the presence of remnants post abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a medical abortion a month ago. My period came 29 days after the abortion. After the period I did an hCG test and it was positive. 37 days after abortion my hCG level is 18.21. After three days, the test showed 17.56. I also did an ultrasound and the doctor said I have 3 mm endo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, there is no harm in taking Duphaston in your condition. It is just a progesterone hormonal analog, the same hormone is secreted from the ovaries once the egg is released after ovulation. So there is nothing to worry about taking it. I would like to kno...  Read Full »

Can Duphaston be continued even after getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, We got married for the past three years. We planned to have a child after one year. We tried to conceive for about a year but were unable to do so. Then we consulted a doctor who conducted many tests such as endometrial lining, hormonal levels, etc. All tests including hormonal level...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) strip results positive, it means that your wife is pregnant. Based on her last menstrual date she is 5 weeks and 2 days pregnant. She can take Duphaston for two weeks every day two tablets a day and Folic acid 400 mcg one ta...  Read Full »

Can taking Gestin 5 mg help a woman get pregnant?

Query: I'm 28 years old ,i got married before 2.5 years but no child, i'm trying for conceive but still i'm suffering from pcos & irregular periods. Nowadays this 3 month my periods comes regular without any medicine intake, but problem is bleeding flow normal it's comes only 2 days. After 7th day star...  Read Full »

Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Hope you are safe. I understand from ur mail that you are trying for pregnancy and you had some basic evaluation for the same. Taking gestin will in no harm ur chances for pregnancy.But gestin is a synthetic progesterone.We prefer natural progesterones like duphaston wen u r trying for preg...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours
Chat with a Doctor

Chat with a Doctor

Starting @ just $29.99

Search for a Health Issue


Disclaimer: All health Q&As published on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.