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I am trying to postpone my period... I took Plan B 4 days ago? Can i start norethindrone today to delay period? Dose? 5mg or 10mg?

I am trying to postpone my period... I took Plan B 4 days ago?  Can i start norethindrone today to delay period? Dose? 5mg or 10mg?

Yes: You can take Norethindrone 5mg daily to delay your period; however since you took plan b, if you try to delay your period, you might be in fact masking a pregnancy (in case Plan B failed). ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

When you get pregnant, rising hormone levels prevent you from shedding the uterine lining at the time you'd expect to have your period. You can also miss your period if you're not pregnant. Other possible causes of amenorrhea include: weight gain or loss, hormonal problems, tension, stress, breastfeeding, and discontinuing birth control pills ...Read more


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Does starting norethindrone after ovulation delay your period?

Does starting norethindrone after ovulation delay your period?

Menstrual period: Starting any hormonal medication after or before ovulation can have an effect on your next menstrual cycle. Norethindrone is a component of most oral contraceptives, so it will definitively affect your period. ...Read more

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I want to delay my period for a week while I'm on vacation. How much norethindrone do I need to take daily to delay my period?

I want to delay my period for a week while I'm on vacation. How much norethindrone do I need to take daily to delay my period?

Sorry but: HealthTap's agreement with doctors prohibits us from diagnosing or prescribing treatment online in this format. You could see a live doctor for a visit or you could do a virtual consult online, good wishes. ...Read more

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More effective delaying period for a few days: start Norethindrone 0.35mg bc pills on day 23 of my cycle OR Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 5mg 3x day start 3 days bef period?

More effective delaying period for a few days: start Norethindrone 0.35mg bc pills on day 23 of my cycle OR Provera (medroxyprogesterone) 5mg 3x day start 3 days bef period?

Might work: These methods that you mention require a prescription for use and need to be taken under the guidance of a doctor. Your doctor might choose either of those but would likely not start them so late in the cycle as it is likely too late to regulate ...Read more

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My period is due in 7 days and I would like to delay it. Can I start bc, progesterone, brevicon, (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) depo shot? I am not currently on any bc

My period is due in 7 days and I would like to delay it.  Can I start bc, progesterone, brevicon, (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) depo shot?  I am not currently on any bc

Nothing effective: Assuming you are correct in your timing, the only thing that will delay your period is pregnancy. That is clearly not the solution you are looking for. For future reference, you would need to start the pill, ideally, 2 months ahead of time and at least at the beginning of your cycle. ...Read more

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Norethindrone, can it be used to delay periods ?

Norethindrone, can it be used to delay periods ?

Yes: Progestins (like norethindrone) can be used to delay a period if timed correctly. ...Read more

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I want to know the dosage of norethindrone acetate tablets USP 5mg to delay my periods.?

I want to know the dosage of norethindrone acetate tablets USP 5mg to delay my periods.?

See your gyn: U need an exam and blood work and an ultrasound, you may not be building up enough tissue to get a period assuming u are not preg, your gyn can determine that and treat your appropriately. ...Read more

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I need a natural way to delay period?

I need a natural way to delay period?

Pregancy/: That may be the only 'natural' means of delaying your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Does smear test delay period?

Does smear test delay period?

Pap Smear?: Having a pap smear done should not delay your period. ...Read more

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Can constipation delay period?

Can constipation delay period?

No: The gastrointestional (GI) system and genital system, while located near one another, don't influence each other in this way. ...Read more

Dr. Paula Bernstein
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Norethindrone (Definition)

Norethindrone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Aygestin (Definition)

Aygestin is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more