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What is the use of Duphaston tablet?

I am taking Duphaston 10mg tablet (one tablet per day) from 22nd day for 10 days.Can you Please tell me the use of that tablet.I am taking Metformin 500mg(two tablet per day) to become insulin normal.Is any side effect of taking both the tablet.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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metformin may be used as oral hypoglycaemic agent or as treatment of p c o s
duphaston probably being used to postpone periods or may be to regularise the cycle
in normal patients metformin does not cause hypoglycaemia
both the drugs should be used as advised by doctor
Answered: Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
Hello srividhya;
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The tablets you are taking are -
Duphaston -it is used for habitual and threatened abortion cases;endometrosis;and in infertility due to inadequate leutal phase.Few side effect include;weight gain;stomach and intestinal upset;increased appetite;allergy
Metformin -it is a antidiabetic drug and it is also used in cases of poly cystic ovary disease that is the reason you may be on these medicines.Few side effects are nausea;vomiting;loss of appetite;diarrhoea;confusion;rash;sweating;dizziness.etc
Like all drugs even these two have few side effects but it will not be a problem as it is needed for your treatment and in case of any problem you need to consult your doctor.
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