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Urgent help needed ladies! Anyone know of a peanut oil free progesterone supplement?

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Takora Wed 24-Oct-12 01:06:46

I got a BFP this morning, but am feeling pretty nervous as I've had 2 consecutive miscarriages already. The miscarriage clinic prescribed progesterone capsules (200g) to take as soon as I got my BFP, so I rushed to the GP this morning, got the prescription and then spent most of the day trying to find somewhere that stocked them. I get some especially ordered to a supermarket a bit of a drive from me, but just went over there to pick them up this evening, only to find that they contain peanut oil. I am allergic to peanuts, so I'm guessing the clinic didn't check my file properly, but now I'm worried that I won't be able to get another type of progesterone, or if I can get an alternative, it will take several days and all the while my body isn't making enough progesterone for my baby again.
After a bit of googling, I found that it is possible to get compounded progesterone and progesterone in alternative solutions such as sesame oil or even dry, but I can't find any brand names or how/where to get them prepared for me.

Has anyone got any experience with this at all or does anyone have any ideas about what I could do? I have written directly to the miscarriage clinic and I'm going to see my GP again tomorrow, but it would be good to have a little knowledge of my own to try and avoid wasting any more time.
A big thank you in advance.

r3dsquirrel Wed 24-Oct-12 01:54:11

Cyclogest pessaries are nut free. Bit more hassle than tablets but very effective.

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