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Pregnant, have hypothyroid, prescribed duphaston, hcg injections. Is it safe to take duphaston?

hello doc my name is sana i have hypothyroidisim and taking thyroxine now i m 5 weeks pregnant my doc prescribed me hcg injections for 8 weeks one in aweek and duphaston twice daily for 2 months. my question is that is it safe for me to take duphaston as i read there are alots of side effects? currently i m not taking duphaston but i took my first hcg injection 3 days before. i ll b greateful if u help me out
Asked On : Fri, 4 May 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
hi ,
duphaston does not have any side effects , so u need not bother.but if u r reluctant to have just get a serum progesterone level to see the benefits of this medication.
Answered: Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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OBGYN Dr. Monika Choudhary's  Response
Hi drhinaharris
First thing,I wold like to say,Duphaston is not having any proven teratogenic side effect except nausea,breast discomfort,depression,means,it will be safe for your baby & will support your pregnancy,so,you can start this medication.
All The Best
Answered: Tue, 10 Jul 2012
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