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which one do i need? duphaston, asprin or folic acid?

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I need you help to guide me for my query.
i m 6 weeks pregnant . i consulted 2 doctors and both have given me different medicine/opinion and I really appreciate if you can give me a guidance which medicine i should go ahead

Before that let me brief you that i doesn’t have any diabetes in family or any infection (urinary) or didn’t have any abortion in the past..i only had irregular periods


Below are the medication given by 2 doctors.
1)1st Doctor gave us 3 medicine:
1. Duphaston (10 mg)
2. Justprin(aspirin ) (81 mg)
3. Folicum (folic acid) (5 mg)


2)2nd Doctor told us to only take Folic acid out of above 3! (she also mentioned that aspirin is only needed if you have done abortion in the past)

Can you pls guide me which one i should go ahead with.


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replied September 3rd, 2011
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A26493
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Duphaston medication contains dydrogesterone, a synthetic hormone similar to the naturally occurring sex hormone in your body, progesterone. It is used in treatment for a wide range of menstrual disorders that are thought to result from a lack of progesterone in the body. As it helps regulate the healthy growth and normal shedding of the womb lining, it may be used in the treatment of menstrual disorders such as absent, irregular or painful menstrual periods, infertility, premenstrual syndrome and endometriosis. By maintaining the womb lining, dydrogesterone is also useful in helping to prevent miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) especially in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages or who may miscarry. There are no known harmful effects when this medicine is used during pregnancy. It can be used for management of abdominal pain and bleeding during pregnancy (threatened miscarriage) or history of miscarriages (habitual abortion). If your gynecologist has prescribed it, it may be to prevent chances of miscarriage. Justprin can be used to again prevent miscarriage and is not needed if there is no previous history of miscarriages. Folic acid supplement is usually given during early pregnancy for proper development of neural tube and prevent neural tube defects and complications arising from it. Continue to be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist/obstetrician and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.



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