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Pregnancy and Provera

I'm on my 3rd day of taking medroxyprogesterone because I haven't had my period. I'm almost 40 years old and have had 4 consecutive miscarriages. I worry that if I am pregnant, will the medicine help or cause harm? The only reason I ask is because my doctor didn't do a blood test and my urine test(from past pregnancies) don't even show up til I'm in my 2nd or 3rd month of pregnancy.
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Hello,
Get your serum HCG levels checked to rule out any pregnancy as medroxyprogesterone has been assigned to pregnancy category X by the FDA.. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy but is contraindicated in pregnancy.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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