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Does invega stop periods or make them irregular.

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Does invega stop periods or make them irregular.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.


Invega increases the level of prolactin. Increase in prolactin level can cause suppression of gonadotrophin hormone production from pituitary by its action on hypothalamus. Decrease in gonadotrophin decreases the sex hormone production from ovary which in turn can cause amenorrhea or absent menstruation.
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