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Is Regestrone harmful ?

Is regesterone harmful
Asked On : Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
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Regestrone if taken with pill free period in between and if taken with small doses of estrogen does not cause any significant harm to our body for short periods like 6 months or so. Be careful if you are planning to take it for longer.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Wed, 2 Mar 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
Regestrone contains Norethindrone acetate and this is in combination with estrogen like hormones helps inducing period.
Common side effects while taking this drug include: changes in menstrual period, such as: spotting, or missed periods, light headedness, drowsiness, headaches, possible feverish, hot flashes, stomach ache, nausea, stomach pain, difficulty sleeping, weight loss or gain, and feeling weak. Disclaimer
Answered: Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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