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Is duphaston and primolut not same as micronor ?

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is duphaston and primolut nor the same thing as micronor
Posted Fri, 13 Jul 2012 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 13 minutes later

Thanks for your query.

Both Primolut N and Micronor have a common ingredient Norethisterone which is a analogue of female sex hormone Progesterone.

Duphaston contains Dyhydrogesterone which also is an analogue of progesterone.

All above medications have similar effects and are used for same indications.

Well, amongst above the better one would be the Duphaston as oral bioavailability is good with it and its an effective drug.

Hope I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

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Follow-up: Is duphaston and primolut not same as micronor ? 10 minutes later
If i have taken the primolut nor and duphaston in the past will the micronor have the same side effects? Or does the micronor have more side effects? Can I expect the same reaction?
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 4 minutes later
Hi again,

Thanks for writing back.

Yes the side effect profile all above preparations are similar.There would be no difference as the functions of the ingredients in above three are same.

Wish you good health.
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