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Pregnant, having brown discharge, prescribed Utrogestan 100mg. Safe?

hi, im 5 weeks pregnant and have had a brown discharge for 4 days now. its not heavy but its there. i wait to my doctor last night and he prescribed Utrogestan 100mg to take twicw a day. I have seen onb google not to take if you are pregnant. now im not sure what to do?
Asked On : Mon, 12 Mar 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
in early weeks of pregnancy brownish discharge or little spotting can be seen because of many reasons among them serious one is impending miscarriage,
for that as one of the preventive measures your doctor might have prescribed utrogestan, which is a synthetic progesterone.
this is considered as category B drug in pregnancy, means animal studies showed no adverse effects but sufficient studies lacking in animals and humans,
as such in general practice these will be prescribed usually.
so after discussing with your doctor if he says that benefits over weigh the risks then you can use those tablets.
take care.
Answered: Thu, 21 Jun 2012
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