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Abnormal period. Dark brown discharge. Taking Metrolag 500mg. Pregnancy?

I took metrolag 500mg two weeks back. My period have not been normal. They are dark brown in colour. The first day bleeding was red but second day it turned brown and remained brown for the third and fourth day. Is there any chance that i am pregnant? My bleeding has been normal heavy. It was not just spotting and the spasm was also relieved after bleeding. Moreover, i also had severe cramping before my period. Or is there a possibility that my period is this way because of metronidazole ?
Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
Sometimes medicines may alter the menstrual cycle.
But your irregularity in periods can be more possibly due to the health issue you had and for which you have taken metronidazole.
Recent health issues can alter the hormonal levels and can affect the menstrual cycle.
If you had unprotected intercourse during the period of ovulation, go for pregnancy test once to rule out that possibility.
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Answered: Wed, 15 May 2013
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