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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor,
User :   I want to have an opinion related to a medicine given to my wife who is 6 weeks pregnant
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   My wife is given a medicine Dubagest 200 mg. How safe is it to take that medicine?
User :   This is prescribed by one of the doctors in Bangalore. I wanted to confirm that it doesnt have any sort of side effects
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was it given By Gynecologist
User :   yes'
Doctor :   it is progesterone
Doctor :   it supports placenta
Doctor :   usually in pregancy, placenta produces enough progesterone for its function
Doctor :   if it hormon is deficient , placental function is impaired
Doctor :   so some doctor do give progesterone pills in the easrly stage of pregancy to support placenta
Doctor :   And that is acceptable
Doctor :   It has no sideeffects
Doctor :   Because it is natural
User :   how do you understand that progesterone is deficient in the body?
User :   we didnt conduct any type of test for that.
Doctor :   I did not tell you there is deficiency
Doctor :   There is no need to conduct a test
Doctor :   I am describing physiology
Doctor :   I am explaning why is it given
Doctor :   the reasoning comes from supplementing progesterone will have positive out come of having pregancy
Doctor :   do you follo w me?
Doctor :   simply it supports placental function. on that reasoning, Gynecologist will give the tabs.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   very much
User :   so, no side effects of that
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other Qs?
User :   no.. thats all..
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   You welcome
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye
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