Progesterone Tablet

Progesterone tablets are used for birth control and hormone replacement therapy (HRT). It is also used in women who missed their periods, women who have abnormal uterine bleeding, and for severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

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Can sesame seeds induce periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My last period was two months back. Then I postponed my period by taking lemon seeds and till now I have not got my period. I am taking sesame seeds daily for the past four days but I did not get my period. Can you please help me by giving medical prescription to get period?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think period can be postponed or withdrawal bleeding can come with these seeds. If you are not sexually active then you may take progesterone tablets like Gynaset 5 mg (Norethisterone), thrice a day for three days and then wait for one week to get withdrawal b...  Read Full »

How do Deviry and Krimson affect pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I missed my periods for the last four months. So, I had Deviry 10 mg two tablets a day for five days, but I did not get periods. Then, I started taking Krimson 35 for 21 days. Still, I did not get periods. Then I had a pregnancy test and unfortunately, it turned to be positive. Now, I am ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Deviry is progesterone and it would have supported the pregnancy. But, Krimson 35 contains Cyproterone acetate. It is a category C drug and not to be taken during pregnancy at all. In fact, Krimson35 is advised only in cases of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). Now, yo...  Read Full »

What should be the level of beta HCG to confirm that I am pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a day late for my period. My beta hCG test came back to 4.9, and my doctor wants to repeat it. Am I considered pregnant since HCG is so close to 5? I have been trying to conceive, and I am currently taking progesterone vaginally during the luteal phase. My basal body temperature re...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your question is not very clear, but I will try to address your concern, which I guess is whether it is pregnancy or not based on the beta HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) value and whatever details you mentioned. As per your doctor's advice, it would be recommend...  Read Full »

Why does my period occur only with medicine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old married girl. I am 5 feet tall and weigh 68.7 kg. I am having the problem of irregular periods for the last two years. Medical investigations done several times such as ultrasound and hormone levels. No abnormality was found. Periods occurs with medication. With disc...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It is normally found in 5-10% of girls and is probably of genetic origin. The treatment is lifestyle modification such as healthy diet and regular exercise (at least 45 minutes of sweat induc...  Read Full »

Which oral contraceptive pill has high success rate?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the best contraceptive pill to be used to avoid pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best choice of contraceptive pills varies from one individual to another. What may be suitable for one person may not be for another. In general, pills which mimick the natural hormonal levels in the body are most effective and tolerable with the least side ef...  Read Full »

Is Tranlok-E safe to take during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I have checked my pregnancy test on the 8th of this month and my last LMP was on the 5th of last month. I have consulted the doctor, he confirmed my pregnancy and prescribed me capsule Gestafine 200 (Progesterone soft gelatin 200) one capsule per day for 15 d...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your query completely here. Tranlok-E (combination of Tranexamic acid and Ethamsylate) is an antifibrinolytic. They prevent the blood clot from breaking and hence helps in controlling bleeding. There are insufficient data regarding the safety of Tranexami...  Read Full »

Will brown discharge during early stages of pregnancy indicate a chance of abortion?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an ultrasound last week and I just got a few informations. They said that my baby was around 6 weeks and 3 days with a heartbeat and measuring 6 mm but they did not said about the frequency. I had a brownish discharge this week and I did a blood test and the Beta HCG was growing s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As of now, you are on the best treatment possible to prevent abortion as your gynecologist has already started you on Progesterone too because of your spotting, which is helpful in supporting ...  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 »

Will it be effective if I took placebo a week before the first mini-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, I am switching from a combined pill to POPs. I am switching due to a history of chronic migraines and the estrogen in the combined pill was not helping my migraines. I was instructed to take the placebo pill a week before starting the POPs, so I did. But now, after taking the first mini p...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The idea is if you are switching from combined pills then during the placebo week you should be getting a withdrawal bleed. It shall indicate the start of a fresh cycle and then from day 2 of your cycle you can easily start your mini-pill pack (Progesterone pills)....  Read Full »

Please suggest a better birth control pill than Ortho-Cyclen.

Query: Hi doctor, I had to switch my birth control from the Mononessa to Ortho-Cyclen today. Do you have a better recommendation? I was on Ortho-Cyclen when I was 16 and I remember hating it. It did not help with my cramps or make my periods any shorter. I still bled for 7 plus days. I am now 23 years old ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you should first get investigated for the cause of heavy bleeding. Get your routine blood tests like CBC (complete blood count), blood sugar, thyroid profile, coagulation profile and liver function tests along with a scan of abdominal organs and pelvis. If you hav...  Read Full »

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