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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What could be the side effects of progesterone capsules?

By my lady Gyneacologist, I am advised to use Progesterone (Trade Name Susten 200) soft geletin Capsules
for vaginal insertion, for 15 days, I am 32 weeks normal pregnant with baby wt.1840 mg (1.8kg) Please
advise for which purpose, this drug might have been prescribed, and side effects, if any
Wed, 8 Oct 2014
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Hello ma'am and welcome.

Your pregnancy status is most probably that of a threatened abortion as you might have had a bleed recnetly. There shall be no side effects of the drug, this is purely a pregnancy-supporting prescription.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes.
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