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Meprate is a female hormonal tablet composed of Medroxyprogesterone. It is used to treat menstrual disorders, endometriosis, amerrorhea, and abnormal uterine bleeding.

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Is there any chance of pregnancy with non-penetrative sex?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner and I were intimate last month, and I did not penetrate but ejaculated near her groin. First, she washed her genitals thoroughly with water and cleared any secretions. Then, she took Meprate for five days and got her period (bleeding for seven days). This month, she again took ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. For pregnancy, the sperms have to be ejaculated or placed inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg which needs to be implanted in the female's uterus. Once all this happens successfully, then the female is s...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 ho...  Read Full »

I missed my period even after taking Meprate. What are the chances that I might be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I have missed my period even after taking Meprate. It has been eight days now, what are the chances that I might be pregnant although I have not done penetration tests?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, did you have had emergency pill post intercourse? Was there any menstrual irregularities before this like delayed menses and all. If you have had an emergency pill, then the likelihood is very less as these are highly effective. In this situation, since you ha...  Read Full »

Will taking Meprate help me with prolonged spotting?

Query: Hi doctor, I had prolonged spotting for one month followed by bleeding for 2 to 3 weeks. I took Meprate twice a day for three days, followed by one tablet each day. Bleeding stopped, but while I was taking Meprate on eighth day I did heavy workout and spotting started again. What shall I do? When s...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Meprate is not the treatment for bleeding. It is a Progesterone and the dose is fixed, you cannot reduce it on your own as you would start getting withdrawal bleed once dosage is reduced, which is what has happened in your case. Once you stop Meprate, you shall again...  Read Full »

I have been trying to conceive and had two miscarriages. After a follicular study scan, my doctor prescribed the tablet Meprate. Is it safe?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying for a pregnancy for five years and have had two miscarriages in the sixth week of pregnancy. I went for a follicular study scan, and the doctor prescribed me a Meprate tablet for 16 days of my cycle and gave me 10 tablets per day. Is it safe to have the tablet? On th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and I understand your concern. I hope you have done all the basic investigations including the husband's semen analysis before going towards any treatment. The progesterone tablets in the second half of the menstrual cycle are prescribed ...  Read Full »

Can thyroid and hair growth medications affect pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old and trying to conceive. However, I constantly have pain in my lower back and lower abdomen. I also have excessive hair growth and thyroid issues, so my gynecologist has recommended the tablet Ovabless-Myo and Meprate 10 mg. In addition, I got an ultrasound and TAG blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I could not see your laboratory results. It would be better to guide you based on laboratory results and scan. Thyroid abnormalities themselves can be a cause of infertility, congenital abnormalities, and even misca...  Read Full »

What will happen to my periods if I discontinue Meprate?

Query: Hi doctor, My last menstruation happened 50 days ago. But usually, my cycle is around 33 to 36 days on average. We had unprotected intercourse on the 11th day of my cycle, and I checked UPT on my 46th day. It was negative. I started taking tablet Meprate 10 mg once daily and had only for three da...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The cause for delay in the period may be due to the discontinuation of tablet Meprate 10 mg (Medroxyprogesterone acetate). It is essential to take the complete dose, as the progesterone levels in the body have to reach a critical level bef...  Read Full »

After how many days will I get my periods regularly on stopping Meprate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old, and I have had regular cycles throughout my life, but I missed my period last month. The doctor suggested Meprate for five days, and I have started getting brown spotting last night. Does this normally happen while consuming this tablet? After how many days will I ge...  Read Full »

Dr. Ridhi Narang

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern, and let me help you with this. Usually, with Meprate, it takes 7 to 10 days after stopping medicines for your periods to come. Brownish discharge is fine initially, and you will get the flow also. As you are already having spotting while taki...  Read Full »

Why did I not get periods even after taking Meprate?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to know about the missed periods. I had sex two months back, and I got my periods after 12 days. I have not got my periods after that, and I consulted a physician. She recommended me Meprate 10 mg. I took Meprate for five days but have not got the period till today. For the first ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the description you provided, but specific details are missing and are required to identify the problem. Can you tell me from which date to which date did you take Meprate tablets, whether single daily or twice daily dosage? It usually may take...  Read Full »

Is my delayed period a side effect of i-pill intake?

Query: Hi doctor, I had intercourse (he did not ejaculate) and took an i-pill the next day. I am suffering from PCOD and by doctor's prescription, I took Meprate for seven days twice daily. But still no sign of periods. What can be the causes? Also, after taking the i-pill there is no withdrawal bleeding. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not worry, you have nothing to worry about. As you have PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) your ovulation will not be on time. As you mentioned that he did not ejaculate and you took i-pill within 24 hours, chances of pregnancy are very low. Meprate is a hormone pill...  Read Full »

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