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Psoriasis medication effects on menstruation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   i have psorasis and i am tacking methotraxite
Doctor :   ok
User :   i hve avoiding the pregnency and my wife is tacking 'oval' tablets since 6 months
Doctor :   ok

User :   but now she is getting her menses before time
User :   last month she had dates before time and this month after 20 days
User :   so do u think its normal or their is some prob due to birth control pills?
Doctor :   Can you tell me the dates she had periods for the last 3 -4 months
Doctor :   what is the blister pack she is taking, is it 21 tablet pack
Doctor :   or 28 pack
User :   28 i think
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What are the dates ?
User :   30, 25 & 10th
Doctor :   are you sure about it?
User :   let me make sure with her
Doctor :   You can ask her to login and chat
Doctor :   It is better for a patient and doctor to have first hand information
User :   1, 22 & 11
User :   those r the exact dates
Doctor :   Make sure whether she is using the tablets regualrly
User :   she not using regualrly as some time we r not meeting and she is not tacking tht time
User :   and sometimes i am finishing outside when she didnt took tablets
Doctor :   There the problem lies
Doctor :   always the pills should be used regularly
Doctor :   if one pill is missed for one day the entire cycle starts gain
User :   oh
Doctor :   So it is important
Doctor :   to use them according to the days mentioned on the pack
Doctor :   thats why the packs are designed in such a way
Doctor :   that the user remembers it
User :   using regularly i think the side effects r more
User :   thts y she is avoiding sometimes
Doctor :   yes she has some sideeffects for 2 to 3 months
Doctor :   later she settles down
User :   so how much time we can continue the tablets?
User :   wht is the maximum period to use ?
Doctor :   As long you want dont want to have pregnancy
Doctor :   you can continue
User :   ok thanks a lot
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