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Missed periods, had taken Susten 100, folic acid tablets. What is its function?

Hi Doc..It s been 1yr since I am married..After six months I got conceived but due to unknown reasons got aborted.I underwent a surgical procedure for cleaning (ie D and C).In due course time my Dr.refered me with the folic acid tablet,after taking the tablet as my intake my period cycles are now postponded.As far as now my last LMP was June 9th 2012 and till now my cycle did not repeat and my Dr prescribed me with Susten 100.... Could you pls help me in explaining the reason and the purpose of both Folic acid tablet and Susten 100...
Asked On : Fri, 27 Jul 2012
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  Anonymous's Response
As you have mentioned there is irregularity in your menstrual period. One of the reason for it as you know may be the pregnancy. If your doctor has ruled out pregnancy by blood test or urine test then there may be some other problem which can cause irregularity in menstrual period. One of this reason may be recent miscarriage as in your case. Other reasons are
Sever emotional stress can lead to irregular menstrual cycles. If you are anxious, worried or fatigued then you are more likely to have an irregular period.
Being overweight and underweight are other possible causes of missed or irregular periods. Expert suggests that excessive weight is found to have adverse interference in menstrual rhythm.
Eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia are often linked to irregular periods. So if you have any kind of eating disorder then you are more likely to have an irregular menstrual cycle.
Exercises that strain your body also disrupt the menstrual pattern.
Poor nutrition disbalances the hormonal level and finally the periods.
Tab. susten is a hormonal preparation. containing progesterone. it is used to regularize the menstural periods. Tab. Folic acid is used in early pregnancy and it is necessary for normal foetal development. It is also used to treat anemia.
Hope you have got answers of your queries.
Have a nice day
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Answered: Fri, 27 Jul 2012
Diabetologist Dr. Chitra Reddy's  Response
thanks for choosing hcm

susten 100
it is given in amenorrhoea (no menstruation)
so you get your periods due to withdrawl bleeding
helping in regularising your periods

in other cases it is given to treat miscarriages due to progesterone deficiency,so that pregnancy continues

but the reason you were prescribed is the first , to my knowledge

so get a urine pregnancy test done

if negative use them to get your periods
if positive still use them to maintain pregnancy
and consult your doctor

coming to folic acid
it is prescribed in females who concieved and who wish to be pregnant
it is very useful in avoiding brain defects of growing fetus,neural tube defects
helps in good production and maturation of red blood cells

so no worries
you can take both
feel free to contact me for further queries
thank you
Answered: Fri, 27 Jul 2012
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