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When should I call the doctor if I'm being treated with 17P?

Like any pregnant woman, you should call your doctor or midwife if you have any of these symptoms while being treated with 17P:
  • Contractions (not always painful) that come every 15 minutes or more often
  • Cramping (like menstrual cramps) that’s either constant or on and off, and may come with diarrhea
  • Low, dull backache that’s constant or on and off
  • Pressure in your pelvis, groin, or thighs
  • Bleeding or spotting
  • A change in vaginal discharge (a sudden increase in discharge, or discharge that is suddenly watery or full of mucus)
  • A gush or a slow leak of fluid from your vagina
  • A feeling that your uterus is “knotting up” or tightening, or that the baby is balling up inside
  • Headaches that are constant or severe
  • Sudden swelling in your face or hands
  • Pain in the upper right part of your tummy
  • Blurred vision or spots in front of your eyes
  • Sudden weight gain (more than one pound in a day)
  • Decreased or no movement of your baby

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