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Delayed periods. Took primolut N to postpone periods. Symptoms of pregnancy. Possible pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:This is XXXXXXX
User:i am married and i have a 3 yr old kid
User:i wanted to clarify on one medication
User:actually my last period date was Apr 9
User:and i have symptoms of pregnancy
User:still i din go for any pregnancy test
User:my hubby was having protection
Doctor:Are you worried if you may be pregnant?
User:since i din get my period last month
User:i had to go to a vacation and so
User:i took tablet to postpone my periods
User:Primolut- N
User:but my symptom of pregnancy is ther for 4 days
User:just wanted to consult even b4 going for check up
User:will this baby be fine
User:will it affect my baby in any ways
Doctor:May I know when was your expected date of period this month?
User:around may 9
User:it ll be +or -2 days
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:i hav already aborted twice
Doctor:Primolut N is a hormonal drug.
Doctor:This medicine can produce similar symptoms such as those seen during pregnancy.
Doctor:Besides as you haven't had your period yet, the symptoms of pregnancy can be explained by delayed period itself.
User:oh fine
Doctor:So first you need to confirm if you are indeed pregnant.
Doctor:If pregnancy is confirmed,
Doctor:then don't worry.
Doctor:There is very little chance
User:ok fine
Doctor:that the medicine you took will have effects on the baby.
User:if i am pregnant
User:is there any possibility of this tablet affecting the baby?
Doctor:There have been many instances of similar cases reported.
Doctor:and all most all women have went on the deliver normal baby.
User:bcos in net i see many saying do not consume this if u r pregnant
Doctor:All you would need is regular check up and early trimester scans.
User:ok i can check this thru normal scans itself right?
Doctor:There have been few ill effects noted in animal studies.
User:will this anyways affect the baby in future
User:any abnormalities?
Doctor:But there have been many such instances in which women have consumed similar medications during pregnancy
Doctor:and went on to deliver normal baby.
Doctor:So do not worry.
Doctor:The scans and other test will confirm this early during pregnancy
User:ok great Doctor
Doctor:I also suggest you to take folic acid
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:supplements now
Doctor:This will benefit you in case you are pregnant.
Doctor:Folic acid such as Tab Folvite 5mg
User:i was greatly confused that i din still discuss abt this to my hubby also
Doctor:has to be taken once a day
Doctor:No, need to worry.
Doctor:Everything should be alright.
User:will take it
User:thank u
Doctor:Get the pregnancy test and see your obstetrician for further check up.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thank u
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