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Is it safe to take utrogestan 100mg during pregnancy?

Hello, My last period was on 31st December, according to my doctor I m 5 weeks pregnant, he prescribed me utrogestan vaginale 100mg, he also said that it looks that this pregnancy is week. I have 5 year old child and had pregnancy and delivery very normal without a single problem. I m not used to medication so I m scared if this utrogestan can harm my fetus . Please tell me is it safe to take?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Uterogestan is a natural progesterone and safer as compared to other synthetic progesterone. It may cause vaginal irritation in few cases and rarely it can cause Hypospadias in male infants specially when it is taken before 11weeks of pregnancy.
. I t is FDA approved in certain high risk conditions to prevent pre-term deliveries from 16 weeks onwards.
In certain countries Doctors give this progesterone also during first few weeks of pregnancy in those women who has previous abortions due to progesterone deficiency. even during IVF Doctors use progesterone to increase chances of implantation and to maintain pregnancies. So it depends on your Doctor's choice also.
In your case, may be you can ask and understand the reason for her fear of weak pregnancy. According to your LMP, 5weeks pregnancy is fine.
I hope I have answered Your question. If any further query, you are most welcome.
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Psychiatrist Dr. Sushil Kumar Sompur's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

It is your decision to take uterogestan. It is a form of progesterone that is naturally formed in the body to keep the pregnancy. It usually has minimal to no side effects. I would recommend that you take the expert opinion of another gynecologist if you feel that you are unsure of why you are taking this medication. I hope this helps.

Take care and have a lovely day !
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