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Dydrogesterone is used to make synthetic progesterone (progestin) medication. It is used in conditions like dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, irregular cycles, severe premenstrual symptoms, hormone replacement therapy, intermenstrual spotting, and reduce the incidence of miscarriages.

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I am seven weeks pregnant. Can I take both Susten and Duphaston?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24.5 years old female. I am seven weeks pregnant and have a history of ectopic pregnancy and two miscarriages. My doctor has prescribed Folic acid, Duxil, Susten 200 mg, Duphaston, and Ecosprin. All tablets once a day. Should I take both Susten and Duphaston or just Susten is eno...  Read Full »

Dr. Sree Gouri. S. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you had previous miscarriages and ectopic pregnancy, your doctor might have prescribed all these tablets for the maintenance of pregnancy and to prevent abortion. As Susten (natural micronized progesterone) and Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) both are progesterone with...  Read Full »

Does bleeding after a positive pregnancy test indicate a miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying to conceive for four months now. Last month, I got two positive pregnancy tests followed by some bleeding a week after the test. I bled for about a week. And this month, I also got three positive pregnancy tests. I got a positive test two days before my missed period...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome¬†to How are you doing? If you had bleeding, as in periods, then this is a fresh pregnancy. But, if that bleeding was minimal or just discharge, it is the same pregnancy continuing. All you can do is to get a serum beta hCG and repeat it after 48 hours. If this is a healthy p...  Read Full »

Why have I been prescribed Ovares plus, Letrozole and Duphaston?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had three miscarriages. The doctor prescribed me to take Ovares Plus before going to bed at night. Also, prescribed Letrozole 2.5 milligrams to take from the third day of the period and Duphaston to take from the sixteenth day of the period. Why did the doctor prescribe me all these...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi,I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries.I understand your concern and will try to help you with it. These medications are given to support the reproductive system to work normally and provide a better response to get pregnant.1. Ovares plus (Coenzyme Q10, Melatonin, Dehydroep...  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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 si...  Read Full »

I experienced bleeding at 6 weeks of pregnancy. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am at six or seven weeks from conception. I did not have a visit yet. Today, I experienced a slight bright red bleeding. Can you tell me what I should do? I am really worried.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to By six weeks of pregnancy, the baby's heartbeat is visualized. Only a scan showing adequate fetal growth and heartbeat, with good decidual reaction indicates a healthy pregnancy. The reasons for bleeding now could be: Pregnancy is associated with erosions on the cerv...  Read Full »

Can Duphaston cause any problems during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is pregnant for about five weeks. So the doctor suggested Duphastone three times, JC Folate one time, Myocyst two times a day. My wife has got miscarriage two times before that and she was also treated for PCOD last one year. I am scared about Duphastone.  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the case summary. As she has had PCOD, in such patient, there is a deficiency of pregnancy hormone Progesterone. So we have to give from outside to support pregnancies. There is a history of two miscarriages. Can you tell me where did they occur a...  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 wei...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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. A...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding with pain during 5th week of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old woman. I am 5 weeks 2 days pregnant as per USG report. Four days ago, I have had a little bleeding with pain. It was mucus type blood and dark brown colored. I went to a local gynecologist for seeking medical treatment. He advised me to take Duphaston 10 mg tablet twi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Truly speaking, any form of bleeding in pregnant state is risky and needs consultation. An ultrasonography is appropriate here, but you need another scan at 7 weeks or 2 weeks later to know whether you are having any viable fetus or not. Absence of fetal heartbeat or ...  Read Full »

Can I travel with little bleeding from a thick endometrium?

Query: Hello doctor, I took a home pregnancy test 44 days after my last LMP. I underwent my pelvic scan today and it says I have no gestational sac and have a thick endometrium. I have very mild bleeding for the past two days and slight press on my right lower abdomen. My doctor has suggested me to take hC...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can definitely take a long flight. What you had was a biochemical pregnancy meaning pregnancy hormones only in blood and urine and not on the scan. Urine pregnancy is positive when the blood level of beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) hormone is 25 IU/mL. ...  Read Full »

I am three weeks pregnant and I am getting a brownish-black mucus discharge once a day for four days now. Is it anything to be concerned about?

Query: Hello doctor, I tested positive for pregnancy three weeks back but I am getting a brownish-black mucus discharge once a day for four days now. I am currently taking Dydroboon, Trafolic, and Macgest 200. Is it anything to be concerned about? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have seen all three attachments (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). All your reports are normal except that in the urine examination, there is albumin in trace; as blood pressure is normal at pres...  Read Full »

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