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Suggest Medication To Regulate Menstrual Cycle

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Posted on Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Question: Hi, I am having regular menstrual cycle. But I am having very less bleeding during periods. Recently found that there is complex right ovarian cyst and also i am having thyroid 25mcg tablet for hypothyroidism. doctor suggested me to take regestrone 5mg tablet for 10 days to cure cyst.
My question is if i have this tablet, will it make my cycle irregular?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (30 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It is helpful in regulating your cycles.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I can understand your concerns.
Regesterone is progesterone and usually given to regulate menstrual cycle.
When you take it for 10 days, you will get withdrawal bleeding within one week after stopping the drug.
Hope it is useful, feel free to ask more questions.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (18 minutes later)
already i have regular cycles...this tablet has any side effect to irregular cycles after 2-3 months?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (14 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Side effect due to regesterone.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Sorry for the long delay in my response.
As it contains progesterone in it, can cause nausea, vomiting, swelling, weight gain, fluid retention, stomach upset,headache etc.
Some patients suffer from its side and some are free.
Hope it is useful.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Suggest Medication To Regulate Menstrual Cycle

Brief Answer: It is helpful in regulating your cycles. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care. I can understand your concerns. Regesterone is progesterone and usually given to regulate menstrual cycle. When you take it for 10 days, you will get withdrawal bleeding within one week after stopping the drug. Hope it is useful, feel free to ask more questions. Regards