Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

Medroxyprogesterone acetate is a progestin, which is a type of female hormone progesterone. It is used in women whose body does not make enough progesterone, to treat conditions like abnormal uterine bleeding, intermenstrual bleeding, amenorrhea, and as hormone replacement therapy to reduce menopause symptoms.

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Are mood swings, nausea, and hungry indicate pregnancy after missed Depo-Provera?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. I have been on Depo-Provera for six years. I am not taking any other medications. Lately, I have been experiencing severe mood swings and have not been myself. One minute I am dancing around the room and could not be happier, the next I am either crying or v...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The home pregnancy test is fairly sensitive and very unlikely to miss pregnancy (except in very early pregnancy). If you suspect pregnancy strongly, you can repeat a home pregnancy test again after a week if period does not start. Most of your symptoms can be either due...  Read Full »

I am 45 days late and not pregnant. Why did I not still get periods?

Query: Dear Doctor, I have not get periods since 45 days. Normally I have a problem of delayed periods. Pregnancy test came negative. Can you please advise?  Read Full »

Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are having delayed period, there could be lots of reasons for it. First on the list is pregnancy, which you have ruled out already. Second cause could be PCOD which gives rise to multiple tiny cysts in your ovaries with failure in ovulation thereby leading to no ...  Read Full »

What is Megest used for?

Query: Hi doctor, I wanted to postpone my period date. So, I have started consuming Megest 10 mg from 22nd day. Will it be effective?  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If your periods were regular of 28 to 30 days, then you going to postpone your period as long as you are continuing the Megest 10 (Medroxyprogesterone acetate) daily. So, continue the tablet as long as you want to delay and do not miss in between. Because if you miss, ...  Read Full »

Can unprotected sex during the infertile days result in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old female. I had unprotected intercourse 14 days back with no ejaculation from his end. I took an I-pill the next day at 8 PM for precaution. Those were my infertile days as my last period occurred 36 days ago. It has been more than a month; still I have not got my periods...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please wait for a week for your period to start. If it does not start by then, you will have to do urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Period could have been delayed due to stress. Another rare possibility is that of pregnancy. Though you mentioned the days you...  Read Full »

Delayed period after abortion. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 23 years old. Two months back she had abortion. After abortion she is taking Folic acid and Ecosprin 75. Last month her period lasted for around 14 days and then doctor gave her Sandoz medication. This month her period date already has passed far off but still she is not hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please ask her to wait for a week for her period to start. If it does not start by then, she can repeat urine pregnancy test. If the test turns out to be negative, ask her to take tablet Medroxyprogesterone acetate 10 mg twice daily for five days. Period normally starts ...  Read Full »

How many days does it take to get periods after Deviry course?

Query: Hello doctor, I was on a course of Deviry 10 mg for 5 days as I missed my period last month but I am not pregnant. How many days does it take to get my period now?  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It will take a week or so to get back your periods. So relax and do not worry. Do not take any medication without an expert advice. However, if you have a doubt then get back to me. Take care. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online -->...  Read Full »

My periods lapsed after safe sex. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected sex using condoms six days before my expected periods, but that was not safe. My periods has now lapsed. What should I do now?  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If your periods were regular previously, you can wait for the next three days. If periods does not start by then do urine pregnancy test. If it comes positive then you need to visit gynecologist for medical abortion. This is for the case if you do not want pregnancy to c...  Read Full »

I get spotting every 15 days. What can be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from irregular periods. I am getting few spots in 15 days and also the flow was heavy during my periods. I have consulted a gynecologist here. She asked me to check the Hb count, thyroid, sugar levels, vitamin B12 and D3. Everything was fine except Hb and vitamin D3. She a...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), which is found in 5-10 percentage of general population and there is nothing to worry for it. Your spotting is not related to PCOS directly. In PCOS, periods become irregular due to anovulation, which leads t...  Read Full »

Missed Periods for two months. Will it indicates pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am late on my period. My last period was two months back. Generally, my period is late, irregular and maximum it goes for 45 days. I have never been late so much. It is almost 50 days. I have a kid of 2 yrs and do not want to have another one. I did the pregnancy test at home twice...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If the pregnancy test is negative, then the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. The period may be late due to many reasons including anxiety and stress. Pregnancy test becomes positive by the fifth week. So, you will be able to get abortion two weeks after the test becom...  Read Full »

My period has not come. Should I take Misoprostol kit?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex on the first day of my period which was on 28th two months ago. As it was unprotected, I took the morning after pill within 24 hours. My next period was expected on 28th last month but it has not come yet. I have also done home pregnancy tests three times - the first one aft...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As the pregnancy test is negative, there is no need to consider Misoprostol kit at all. The delay can be a side effect of the morning after pill in itself which is quite common where the next one or two cycles are delayed or get regular. You can opt for progesterone...  Read Full »

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