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A 18-year-old female asked:

What are some over-the-counter drugs i can take to stop my period temporarily? i'm 18.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Selma Holden
Family Medicine 14 years experience
None: There are no over the counter drugs available that i know of that can stop your period temporarily. Speak to your healthcare provider about this issue and see if you're eligible to take the birth control pill.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can anyone tell me what can I take to stop my period temporarily?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Stopping period: If you wish to stop your menses, start taking oral contraceptives on day 4-5 of your cycle, and take the active pills only until you wish to resume your cycles. See your gyn provider prior to starting oral bcp's, as there are some who should not take them.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what can I take to stop my period temporarily?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Birth control pills?: There are ways to do this if you are taking birth control pills. If not, its difficult to do.
Last updated Nov 11, 2018


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