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 taking Gestin 5 mg help a woman get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. I got married before two years. I am trying to become pregnant but still, I am suffering from PCOD and irregular periods. Now, I got my periods regularly without taking medicines for three months. I have normal flow only for two days. After the seventh day, I start to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are trying for pregnancy. Taking Gestin will not affect your pregnancy. Gestin is a synthetic progesterone. It is good to take natural progesterone-like Duphaston while trying for pregnancy. It is safer and so it is wise to substitute ...  Read Full »

What are the withdrawal symptoms of Progesterone tablets?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 4 weeks 3 days pregnant. My first beta at 13 DPO was hCG 147 and progesterone 47. My doctor felt that progesterone suppositories would be beneficial for me due to previous early miscarriage. After taking the first dose of 200 mg within 6 to 7 hours, I started having heart ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You experienced the most common side effects of progesterone tablets - headache, bloating, nausea, palpitations, and dizziness. The only way it can be countered is by increasing your daily water intake to 3 to 4 liters per day. In a dehydrated state, the symptoms can...  Read Full »

After getting periods, I have terrible pain in my right side of the ovary. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I usually have quite regular periods, but every month I get absolutely terrible pains to the point I am sick and shaking. I have tried taking the contraceptive pill to help my periods, but it made them worse. So, I stopped. It is not just a cramp. A really bad sickness ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is all likelihood that you may have endometriosis and possible endometriosis cysts as well, which causes pain during menses alone. You should get an ultrasound pelvis done to diagnose it first and then should opt for laparoscopic cyst removal and fulgura...  Read Full »

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 »

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