A female asked:
I started using a over-the-counter hormone pill and since then my period is in the 3rd week.
is this normal or should i stop with the pills.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Endocrinology 41 years experience
No OTC hormone pills: There are no otc pills containing hormones, or they would be prescription drugs. Stay away from any otc product that even mentions the word "hormone" because they're all worthless and potentially harmful. Don't treat yourself, or you'll have an idiot for a doctor.
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Last updated Mar 12, 2013
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