Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
150 Doctors are Online

Pregnant, taking regestrone for abortion, want to continue pregnancy. Medicine affect on baby?

Hi My last period was on 15 th March 2013.. I missed my period this month and went for pregnancy test .. it was positive. I consulted a gyn who suggested me to take regestrone 5 mg (10 tablets) for 5 days (twice a day). I took only 3 tablets..But now i have a second thought of continuing the baby. Since i have taken restrone 5mg iam afraid if would afftect the developing fetus.. Can you please guide me...
Asked On : Thu, 25 Apr 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  223
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
Firstly, if your pregnancy test was positive, taking Registrone is a contraindication.
i wonder if it was a gynecologist who prescribed it !
For a positive pregnancy test, if you wanted an abortion, you would have been, and should have been, directed for a medical abortion with tablets or a surgical abortion.
Registrone contains norethisterone which is harmful to the developing fetus.
There are possibilities of virilization of a female fetus, as well as various other abnormalities in the developing fetus.
However you have taken the tablets only for 3 days, and you have not provided the details of the weeks of gestation so far.
Please consult a Genetic Counsellor for further evaluation.
take care.
Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor