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Taking Duphaston for irregular periods

Hey, want to know about taking duphaston for irregular periods. My doctor perscribed me 2 (1+1)tablets a day fromm my 10th day of period for 15 days. Taking my medicines daily but after 8 day i skipped one of my dose mean i skipped 15th tablet and thn continued my medicine bt on next day i saw some spotting(dark brown blackish ) now its being approx 30 hrs i am still spotting. I want to knw how long it take to stop. I am also having severe head ach since 3 days. No medicine worked for it.

P.S I am also using iud as birth control.
Thanks in advance
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replied January 17th, 2019
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
Duphaston is not an ideal medicine for irregular periods and if so used, dosage for it is twice a day. However, you need to be evaluated for the irregular cycle and a symptomatic treatment is not enough for the treatment. Now you can do one thing. Just start taking twice a day dosage for next one week. Stop it. Let the period come. Then you can take few cycles of common birth control pills for couple of months(I know the IUD is there). Meanwhile go to your doctor for an evaluation.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.


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