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A 27-year-old female asked:

I am on mylan norethindrone to prevent pregnancy but still get my cycles every 30 days. can i take primolut to postpone a period? (together with micronor?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
It is unusual to ovulate regularly while on norethindrone, but if you are ovulating, and your "period" is regular , taking more progestin (Primolut or Micronor) will not stop the withdrawal bleeding from estrogen made in your ovaries if you are in fact ovulating.

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