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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

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Safe to take norethisterone tablets to delay periods?

Safe to take norethisterone tablets to delay periods?

Depends : This is a Progesterone only pill. It may regulate your period but if you also want the contraceptive effect, you must be careful to take it the same time every day. And if you miss a pill, you must use condoms. If it just to regulate the period, you can do a sunday start. Take it at night to prevent nausea. It is safe to use. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of norethisterone. Is it advisable to take for delaying periods?

What is the side effect of norethisterone. Is it advisable to take for delaying periods?

Norethisterone.: Norethisterone is used in combined oral contraceptives or progestogen only pills and is also a stand-alone drug. Progestogens can treat premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, abnormal heavy bleeding, irregular periods, menopausal syndrome (in combination with oestrogen), or to postpone a period. Side effects are numerous but minor. If causing problems, see the gynecologist who prescribed it. ...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 am age 20 and married. I wanted to take Norethisterone 5mg to delay my menstrual period. I am also a migraine patient. Is it okay?

I am age 20 and married. I wanted to take Norethisterone 5mg to delay my menstrual period. I am also a migraine patient. Is it okay?

Not ok: One of the side effect of this medication is migraine headaches. If you queries shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Doctor give me norethisterone to regulate my heavy menses for a month. Is that a good pills for me?

Doctor give me norethisterone to regulate my heavy menses for a month. Is that a good pills for me?

Yes: That can be very effective in helping. But the most important thing is to be fully evaluated to find out why the bleeding is heavy; the medicine works well in many women in the short term. ...Read more

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I've taken norethisterone for 5 days, but my menses still haven't come. Pls advice.

I've taken norethisterone for 5 days, but my menses still haven't come. Pls advice.

Wait a bit: Typically, bleeding comes after you stop the pills. Wait to see what happens, and then discuss with the dr who prescribed it. ...Read more

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Which is the best ocp for a nulliparous? And is it safe to take norethisterone for continuous 12days for the postponement of menses?

Which is the best ocp for a nulliparous? And is it safe to take norethisterone for continuous 12days for the postponement of menses?

Low dose: I recommend low dose (20mcg estrdiol) for women starting out on birth control. You have all the benefits and hopefully minimal side effects. Unfortunately, not every pill works for every woman and it's difficult to say which pill will work for you. I like Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) or kariva. And yes, definitely safe to take continuous to postpone menses! ...Read more

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What happens if you take norethisterone to delay your period?

Usually: We do this frequently for the exact reason you stated. Just be aware that your cycle may be irregular & this may cause irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Can norethisterone be used to delay my period?

Can norethisterone be used to delay my period?

Yes.: I had a patient who was due to get her period on her wedding day. By starting a progestin about a week after ovulation, we were able to delay her period until the last day of her honeymoon. ...Read more

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Can you take norethisterone to delay period while taking clomid?

Can you take norethisterone to delay period while taking clomid?

No: Do not take any medication to delay menses when taking clomid. This will throw the cycle of clomid off and decrease chances of it working. A person can only take clomid for 3-6 cycles before it stops being effective so it is not worth it to mess around with cycles and waste a cycle ...Read more

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How would one get norethisterone to delay their period?

Prescription: You would get it by prescription from your doctor. Generally you'd take it during the second half of the cycle before the one you want to delay. Do not do this without professional guidance. ...Read more

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How many consecutive months can I take norethisterone for to delay my period?

How many consecutive months can I take norethisterone for to delay my period?

Depends : That depends on the dose and the way you are taking it. This is a prescription medication so you would need to have specific instructions from your doctor. Birth control pills would be an easier way to regulate your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Will I ovulate 2 weeks after stopping taking norethisterone and having my delayed period?

Will I ovulate 2 weeks after stopping taking norethisterone and having my delayed period?

Roughly yes: In reproductive medicine, when a patient stops a progesterone of any type we use three days as "artificial" cycle day one. So in theory, you shoul ovulate 17 days after your last dose. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi my daughter is 13 and she is going to Germany for 1 week and her period is due the day before she goes. Could she take norethisterone to delay her?

Hi my daughter is 13 and she is going to Germany for 1 week and her period is due the day before she goes. Could she take norethisterone to delay her?

Possibly: She would need to be evaluated by a Obgyn to see if she is a candidate for hormonal manipulation. Depending on her pubertal developmental status she may be a candidate ...Read more

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I'm on 20mg of citalopram daily can I take norethisterone to delay my period for a few days?

I'm on 20mg of citalopram daily can I take norethisterone to delay my period for a few days?

Delaying period: Yes there is no problem with drug interaction. Just take the norethisterone untill it's ok to bleed again. The bleeding usually starts 2-5 days after stopping. ...Read more

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Can I take norethisterone to delay may period after I remove my nuvaring?

Can I take norethisterone to delay may period after I remove my nuvaring?

Norethindrone: You should be able to take the birth control pill to delay your period after you remove nuvaring. But it depends on how long you want to delay. If you just want to delay it a short time that's fine.
Or are you switching to the birth control pill after being on the ring? ...Read more

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I was prescribed Norethindrone .35mg to delay my period. Online it says take 5mg TID but I was only prescribed .35mg. Will the lower dosage work?

I was prescribed Norethindrone .35mg to delay my period. Online it says take 5mg TID but I was only prescribed .35mg. Will the lower dosage work?

It should, but…: It should, but I would talk with the Doctor Who prescribed it and ask them the same question. You want to be sure that it was the correct dosage and that it was their intention to give you that dosage. I commend you for following up on what you are taking. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Norethindrone .35mg to delay my period. Online it says take 5mg TID but I was only prescribed .35mg. Will the lower dosage work? I'm afraid it isn't going to be enough to delay my period.

I was prescribed Norethindrone .35mg to delay my period. Online it says take 5mg TID but I was only prescribed .35mg. Will the lower dosage work? I'm afraid it isn't going to be enough to delay my period.

Discuss with your Dr: Your physician likely had a reason for prescribing the lower dose, based upon your particular situation. That's the problem with generalized information on the internet; it does not and can't take individual situations into account. ...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

Dr. Paula Bernstein
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Norethindrone (Definition)

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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more