A quadruple Screen is a prenatal test taken in the second trimester that detects the level of Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), Estriol, Inhibin A in the blood of pregnant women. It can be taken up to the 22nd week but is usually taken in the 15th to 18th week. Down syndrome (trisomy 21), Trisomy 18, Spina bifida, Abdominal wall defects are evaluated in this test.
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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 »
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... Read Full »