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Progesterone supplements to maintain pregnancy. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I helpyou
User :   hi
User :   I am 27yrs married for 2 1/2 yrs... im 6 weeks pregnant now
Doctor :   ok
User :   my ob-gyn has suggested me to take Gestofit 200 capsules along with MCBM-69
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Occupation: Location: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Is Gestofit advisable for me as i was reading that it is used for IVF and other ART treatments
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Can you tell the Constituents of Gestofit
User :   sure gimme a min plz
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if it is Progesterone then it is given
User :   progestrone bp 200 mg
Doctor :   to maintain the pregnancy..
Doctor :   It is used in MANAGEMENT OF RECURRENT MISCARRIAGE WITH PROGESTERONE DEFICIENCY
User :   but is'nt it used if ur not able to conceive normally ???
User :   i have conceived for the first time and have'nt had miscarriages
Doctor :   yes the dosage will differ and in your case the hormone is having this effect
User :   i didnt get u
Doctor :   of maintaining the pregnancy..
Doctor :   In your casethe doctor would have suspected that the
User :   ok ... but wht abt its side effects???? r there any?
Doctor :   previous pregnancy loss will be due to the Pregesterone deficiency
Doctor :   GI disturbances, appetite/weight change, fluid retention, oedema, acne, skin rash, urticaria,
Doctor :   are a few of the side effects.
Doctor :   depression, headache, fever, fatigue, breast changes, hirsutism, can also be seen..
Doctor :   But with time they will subside
Doctor :   and not all of them will develop these side effects..
Doctor :   so you do not have to worry on that aspect
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