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Use of susten during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medcical
Doctor :   medical query
User :   I am 9 week pregnant and was curious about some of the medicines given by my doc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   Age 28 years
User :   I am XXXX wife logging in
Doctor :   ok
User :   Gender Female
User :   Occupation : Engineer
User :   Is that sufficient
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   My doc has given me a tablet by name Susten 200
Doctor :   ok
User :   I donno what is that used for?
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u pleas let me know what kind of tablet is it?
Doctor :   it is hormone
Doctor :   progesterone
User :   Is it necessary to be taken?
Doctor :   it is given for various condition
Doctor :   is this ur first pregnancy?
User :   Ok..... How about Uterone
User :   Yes
Doctor :   did u have miscarriage anytime?
Doctor :   or uterine bleeding?
User :   No
User :   No
Doctor :   did u have irregular periods?
User :   No
Doctor :   absence of periods?
Doctor :   it is given in these cases
User :   First time only after I became pregnant
Doctor :   also used as contraception
Doctor :   did u consult the gynecologist
Doctor :   to confirm pregnancy
Doctor :   any difficult u had during these first 9 weeks
User :   This was given by gynecologist after they confirmed my pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
User :   Except that I am very tired and panting too often
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
User :   Do u think its still necessary.....
Doctor :   I am surprised that you are taking progesterone
User :   yes
User :   I haven't started was prescribed only last week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did the gynecologist tell u
User :   The tablets were unusually big and was reluctant to take
Doctor :   anything like u have less progesterone
Doctor :   ok
User :   It was prescribed by them
Doctor :   You have conceived naturally and in all probability it is a normal pregnancy
User :   I donno
User :   Yup....that is what I know of....
Doctor :   r u sure u didnt have any problem during ur pregnancy?
Doctor :   it is hormonal drug
User :   everything seems to be normal
Doctor :   it is not usually needed for normal
User :   I had reported only of panting, tiredness and restlessness when I sleep
Doctor :   pregnancy expect there is progesterone
Doctor :   level is low
User :   Slight pain in my lower back on the spine
Doctor :   even then there is evidence
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that might be the reason
Doctor :   thats what i asked u
Doctor :   any problem during pregnancy
User :   Only what I have reported
Doctor :   then nothing to worry
User :   All of them are mild
User :   So....should I take the tablets?
Doctor :   I also have no answer to why progesterone is given if it is normal pregnancy except by the logic that something must be done so give some hormone.
Doctor :   u can consult them once again know the cause
Doctor :   may be the gynecologist didnt disclose the cause as why this was needed
Doctor :   becoz the gynecologist is the best person to decide what is good for you
Doctor :   since she was clinically examined you
User :   Yes
Doctor :   and she must have felt the need for this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to knowa bout
User :   Yup one more tablet Uterone
User :   what is that for?
Doctor :   this is also progesterone
Doctor :   isit tablet or gel
User :   Ok.....
User :   Its a tablet
Doctor :   it comes in injection or softgel form
Doctor :   usually
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   I consulted 2 different doc & each of them gave me one of them when pregnancy was detected
Doctor :   please consult one doctor
Doctor :   and follow up with them
Doctor :   till the end of pregnancy
Doctor :   regularly
Doctor :   also u need to tell the doctor when u visit what medicine ur taking
Doctor :   one tablet is enough in that case
User :   Yes we are at present one
User :   doc only
User :   Sure
Doctor :   try to stick with one particular doctor and have regular ante natal checkups
User :   How about Sysfol is it folic acid?
User :   Sure..... I will do that
Doctor :   if u do experience bleeding, fever, abdominal pain
Doctor :   u need to consult a gynecologist immediately
Doctor :   anytime during ur pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
User :   Fine
Doctor :   u can take folic acid tablets
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   Thatz it....Thanks a lot
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   good nite
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   It was very helpful
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic
User :   Bye & Good Night
Doctor :   he are here to help you
Doctor :   good nite
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