Primary Ovarian Insufficiency


my sister is 38 and have two kids,she had irregular periods and after some test she was diagnosed with ovarian insufficiency/ failure and doctor prescribed her medicine ( progyluton ).she wants to know , how long can she take this medicine? is this illness is curable? what are the side effects of HRT( hormones replacement therapy.


MBBS, FCPS | Lahore

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As she has developed premature ovarian failure and she is young, she needs hormone replacement.
She may keep on taking progyluton but what I think that Oral Contraceptive Pills are a better option.
She may Continue to take OCPs for 2 years and then we might consider changing it.

The side effects of OCPs are headache, nausea, vomiting , bloating , weight gain etc

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