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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 everyday. 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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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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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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What happens if you take norethisterone to delay your period?

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 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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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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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