What is Duphaston?

Duphaston tablets contain the active ingredient dydrogesterone, which is a synthetic hormone similar to the naturally occurring sex hormone. Duphaston is a hormonal drug commonly used where assisted reproductive techniques are used to induce conception.

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i was recommended to take Duphaston for 10 day daily 2 tablets. i had scanning dr told me that the ovulation has taken place so to protect the pregnancy she advised me to take the tablet. but i have heard that by taking Duphaston tablet will get my period. please advise on the same
Hi,welcome to healthcare magic forum.I understand your query.Duphaston(dydrogesteron) is a type of progesterone which will helps in maintaining pregnancy it conception occurs.So in your case it will help in this way first if conception does not occur then it will cause endometrial shedding and...
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doctor i had two miscarryers,last one embryonic i am pregnant nearly 5 weeks.from 4th week scan report shows only yolk.i am taking Dulphaston tablets and thyroxine.after 2weeks time i have to do scan again.result will be satisfactory
Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion progesterone is one of the important hormone in pregnancy.It supports the conceptus and helps in the pregnancy maintainance.Sometimes due to progesterone insufficiency the growth is hampered and miscarriage might result.In that suspicious cases...
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Hi, a doctor here in Dubai prescribed Duphaston for me since I had a miscarriage prior to this pregnancy. ( I have three healthy children already) I have been taking it for three weeks, but I have decided to stop today after reading it is banned in the US, UK, and some other western countries. I will be 13 weeks in 2 days. Do you think I should be worried now about cleft palate and other birth defects?
Hello, Duphaston is nothing but progesterone.It actually supplements the progesterone level in the body to maintain pregnancy.As you had history of miscarriage this drug is given to maintain pregnancy

It is absolutely safe in dont worry .It doesnt cause birth defects.It has...
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Hi My LMP was on 19th May. my periods cycle is 32-35 days. I consulted doctor and did thyroid and prolactin test which is normal. then took SCAN and result is Uterus is anteverted measures 7.6x3.4 cm with homogeneous myometrial echoes. Endometrial thickness is 7mm. right ovary not visualized. left ovary seen posterior and close to fundus of uterus measures 3.6x2 cm. cyctic lesion with internal echoes measuring 19 mm(CL cyct) noted.small follicles also noted. No adnexal mass lesion seen. no free fluid in thr pelvis. No significant abnormality detected. thendoctor gave me duphaston 10mg for ten days (twice) and said after 5-6 days my preiods will come and asked me to have contraceptive tablets after that. but my periods are not coming and I am worried. I am married. i am trying to conceive also. please help.
Thanks for choosing HCM.
Don't panic & don't worry!
You may be having Polycystic ovaries & I would advise you to get a Vaginal USG done & get back with the results.
Sometimes irregular cycles can take as long as 2-3 months too. Wait & watch for the next cycle for a week or two & then go ahead...
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Its been 6 weeks from my lmp and took 3 hpt and 1 blood test and unfortunately all the result came out negative.Yesterday i had a visit to my doc and aftr the blood test she told that i am not pregnant and gave a tablet(dydrogesterone- duphaston ) so that i can have my periods aftr having it for 5 days and stopping it.but i have symptoms like tiredness, mood swing ,spotting and slight cramps..the problem is i had started having the tablet from ystrdy.If was pregnant,is there a chance for a misscarriage if i stop having the tablet.could i be pregnant with those symptoms?what should i do??could somebody help me.. note: and i was detected with pcos and few years before and have periods at a 34 days cycle.but now we are ttc. havent been on any medications till now.
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

PCOS is one of the most common causes of irregular periods. Treatment normally involves (1) weight loss (if there is excess weight), (2)the use of metformin which decreases the insulin resistance associated with the condition , aids in weight loss and...
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Iam married on aug 23rd 2012 .iam having irregular periods and doc diagnosed iam having pcos in my left ovary .i does not get my peeriods for the last 2 urine test for pregnancy is also negative.i have taken duphaston 10mg tablet for 1 week ,two per day.After 9 days also there is no period ..I need wait for how many days? or i can go to my gynocologist for further treatment.
Hi,thanks for your query.Pcos is due .to hormonal and metabolic usually involve both ovaries with multiple tiny should have bleeding one week after completion of duphastone tablets. if you dont get your perids after this do repeat urine pregnancy test .consult your...
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Hi Doc, I m Diane..i had my problem it bothers me a lot since last year after taking a pills (depo) i started taking this pills by November 2012 then i had my spotting december 2012 which i dont expect to have because i know i take pills,it last for more than 1 week until it stop, then by January 2013 i had spotting again, so i visited my OB My OB responded that its the common effect of the pills so she said that my menstruation should be in regular/normal she advised me to take duphaston (i take it for 5 days, twice a day) and to have my Ultrasound (transV) the result is ok they found no problem but it was noted that there was a endocervical content consider mucous plug versus blood clot. After taking the same meds i expected to have my menstruation on that month but then i still dont have my period and i take again same medicine as per advised of my OB..until i have my spotting for almost 7 days from now so what will i do Doc? is it really the side effects of the pills? please hel
Hello Diane.
It is common to have erratic bleeding or spotting while on birth control.
Duphaston is generally given to regulate cycles.
However, the issue should have resolved by now.
The ultrasounds can is absolutely normal, so do not worry.
Also, consult a gynecologist again as even after 6...
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in follicular study, for what purpose my doctor gave Duphaston tablet?
Welcome to HCM.
Duphastone is progesteron tab ,has effect on uterus,and producing secretory endometriun which makes the favorable condition for conceiving.
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