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12 weeks pregnant, side effects of Duphaston?

I am 34 years old and 12 weeks pregnant . My doctor prescribed Duphaston 10 mg tablet Two/day.I am bit confused as to why I was asked to take this drug when I am pregnant. are there a particular reasons to take this drug during early stages of pregnancy? this is my first preganancy Are there side effect for this midicine to me or my Baby either it is baby girl or Boy ? please advice
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response

This drug is a progestin like drug. It has been used off-label in the setting of threatened miscarriages or a history of recurrent miscarriages. Your doctor certainly should have explained why you are on it better. It is also a bit confusing why you are on it at 12 weeks without further information.
Answered: Sun, 6 May 2012
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
hope you are doing fine .
Duphaston is progesterone preparation .
this medicine is not routinely prescribed in early pregnancy.
your doctor must have evaluated you for progeterone prescribe this medicine .
progeterone in early pregnancy has its adverse effects on the foetus.
please discuss with your doctor regarding this medicine .
this is your first pregnancy and if there is no problems with your pregnancy with normal growth as evaluated by U S G need of duphaston to be used only after critical evaluation .
hope you and your pregnancy have a normal progress.
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