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Hormonal pills and chances of pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   wanted to know the pro and con of taking deviry - twice a day for 5 days
Doctor :   Were you prescribed this medicine?
User :   My gynic suggested
Doctor :   Were you having period problems?
User :   yes
User :   not got since Feb 2010
Doctor :   This is a progesterone pill which is given if the doctor suspects you having a progesterone deficiency
Doctor :   This is relatively a safe pill
Doctor :   and if you take this pill for 5 days, then you will have withdrawl bleed
Doctor :   Sometimes doctor can diagnose the problem of progesterone def if you bleed after taking this pill instead of getting a blood test done
User :   that means will get period
Doctor :   Yes you should get period if you are deficient in progesterone
User :   One more Q: Doctor has suggested Glyciphane SR
User :   on going basis
User :   what is this for?
Doctor :   Was an Ultrasound done for the ovaries?
User :   u mean sonography?
Doctor :   yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you more than the ideal weight?
User :   he does everytime I visit
User :   currently 68
Doctor :   Any cyst over noted in the ovaries on Sonography?
User :   he mentioned the white lining is very thin and hence has not got period
Doctor :   Gyciphage SR is generically called Metformin
Doctor :   Medical Evidence suggests that Metformin can be useful in people who have anovulation ( no egg release) and who have less progesterone activity
Doctor :   Along with them, a 10% weight loss is beneficial
Doctor :   that is 7 kg
User :   he did mentioned no ovulation is not happenning
Doctor :   I did not understand, Is the ovulation happening or not?
User :   Does F Gam medicine also have similar effect
User :   not happening
Doctor :   Are you taking FGAM
User :   he has prescribed on sat
Doctor :   What is the generic compound in it? Can you read it to me?
User :   This one was out of stock and hence would be buying today
User :   by tom I can provide u this detail
User :   F-Gam from Glenmark
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The Name sounds to be Female Gametocyte, might be Ovulation induction drug
Doctor :   However I am not sure about
Doctor :   unless you say the generic name of it
Doctor :   Are you looking for pregnancy
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest for continuation of medicines and weight loss which will increase the chances of pregnancy
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding.
Doctor :   Please login if you have more medical queries
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