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Prescribed Duphaston for getting periods. Not got periods as yet. Scan shows gallstones. Suggestions?

What if duphaston didnt work? How can i get my menstruation back to normal? My period suddenly stop almost five months now. Doctor prescribed duphaston & i took it for 5 days waited 1 week after and still didnt grt my period. She asked me to take it again for another 3 days, its actually my 3 days today & symptom of a menstruation. Ive got my stomach scan up to my pelvis & they said its all normal the only problem they saw is i have a multiple gallstones.another doctor advised me to take rowachol for the gallstones.
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hello, welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das.

Firstly, you did not mentioned your age. If it is below the age of menopause, then, you are suffering from secondary menopause.

For this, duphaston is the right drug for progesterone challenge. But, when it is not working out, then doctor has to think for other options. The most effective option is dilation and curettage. Send the biopsy material for histological examination.

So, consult with your treating doctor about this.

Answered: Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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