Medroxyprogesterone

Medroxyprogesterone is a female hormone that regulates the release of the egg from the ovary. It also has a major role in regulation of periods. In its synthetic form, medroxyprogesterone acetate, it is used to treat hormonal imbalances.

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How effective Meprate in preventing pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend is a virgin and we were intimate on two consecutive days last month. During that time, her periods were delayed by two weeks. I was careful not to ejaculate anywhere near her vagina nor was it knowingly in contact with my penis. She waited for another 10 days and since she d...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ideally, Meprate - Medroxyprogesterone should be taken only after confirming the absence of pregnancy as Meprate has a tendency of causing incomplete abortion. So, it would be wise to get a serum beta hCG done (human chorionic gonadotropin). It is a blood test that d...  Read Full »

Can Deviry be used to get periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my husband after five days of my last periods and took an i-pill immediately. I did not get my periods yet and my two home pregnancy tests were negative. My periods are always regular prior to this. I am under regular medication of Eltroxin 100 mcg. Please help ...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, hormonal disturbances can also cause delay in periods. Since your pregnancy test came negative, you can be fairly sure that you are not pregnant. I suggest you to wait for a week and still if you have no periods then let me know. We will start you on medicine ...  Read Full »

Can Provera cause miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOS, and I missed my last two periods. Can I take Meprate or Deviry? In case I am pregnant, I want to keep the baby. Will these medicines cause abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can definitely take either of the medicines, they both are the same. They are both Medroxyprogesterone acetate, and it is the same hormone which is released from your ovaries in the second half of periods after ovulation. In PCOD (polycystic ovar...  Read Full »

Missing Periods after taking Meprate

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing problem of missing periods from last month. Pregnancy test is negative. I have also taken tablets of Meprate. My last period was 62 days back. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Period normally starts within a week of finishing Meprate (Medroxyprogesterone) tablets. Rarely it can take 15 days for period to start. If it has been more than 15 days since last dose, you need to visit gynecologist to get one ultrasound done, as Meprate will be effec...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for spotting and delayed periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My last 2 periods were very light. The latest one came after 50 days and started with 5 days spotting followed by light flow which is going on for 6th day now and has not stopped. My periods have been regular so far, 30 days cycle and lasts for 3 days with 2nd day heaviest. But, since the...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood that your menses have been regular so far and it is just since last 2 months that you have been experiencing delayed menses and metrorrhagia (abnormal bleeding). It seems unlikely that there is a sudden hormonal deficiency. But, likely stress induced hor...  Read Full »

As the scan was clear, had Medroxyprogesterone to get period. Now, UPT is positive. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I went to my PCP for a pregnancy test and it was positive. Had an ultrasound a few days later and the technician said he did not see pregnancy in my uterus so he performed a transvaginal ultrasound to see if I was pregnant in my uterus but I was not. I took a pregna...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You are about 14 weeks gestation, based on your last menstrual period. At this size, the embryo is easily visible. The blood test will also have high hormonal levels. Pregnancy hormone detected by scan and urine is serum beta hCG. If the fetus is heal...  Read Full »

When will I get my periods after taking Deviry tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not got my periods for the past 60 days. Now I have planned for trip in the next week. My doctor advised me to take Deviry tablet twice in a day for five days. Can any one let me know by when will I get my periods? I have started taking the tablet yesterday night.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After completing a five days course, you will be getting your periods within a week or so. However, if you have a doubt then get back to me. Take care.  Read Full »

Pills to delay periods while travelling

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. My date of period is 16th and it got over on 20th. I need to travel. If I start taking pills 15 days prior to my date, will it delay my periods?  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In case you want to postpone your periods, then start taking the medication a week before your scheduled periods and then you can postpone the periods. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-onl...  Read Full »

Are breast tenderness and vaginal discharge symptoms of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My cycle is about 25 days. Me and my husband got intimated on day 18 using a condom. We are worried that the semen had fallen near to me while taking out. Soon, I took a Morning after pill within an hour. Can you please tell me is there any chance to conceive? Also, please let me know the...  Read Full »


Dr. Archana Sundarka

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Morning after pill is an emergency contraceptive pill and is very effective of around 97% if taken within an 1 hour after unprotected intercourse. So, I am hoping that your period will come in a couple of days.   Read Full »

How to get pregnant with PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,I have PCOD. In spite of that, I want to get pregnant soon. I took the PCOD medication for six months. I was using Krimson and due to uneasiness, now I am using Deviry. Please suggest the ways to get pregnant. I am eagerly waiting for your reply.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly Deviry alone cannot treat your PCOD. PCOD is a polycystic ovarian disease which causes an increased testosterone levels in women leading to androgenic features and multiple small cysts in the ovaries. It is one of the most common reasons for irregular menses, e...  Read Full »

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