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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON Dr. WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
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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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Norethindrone (Definition)

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Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Bryan Treacy Dr. Treacy
Gynecology
31 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Shiroko Sokitch Dr. Sokitch
Holistic Medicine
33 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Deborah Metzger Dr. Metzger
Obstetrics & Gynecology
35 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
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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

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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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

Dr. Michael Fox Dr. Fox
Fertility Medicine
30 years in practice
University of Alabama School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso Dr. Reynoso
Obstetrics & Gynecology
13 years in practice
Creighton University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. L. Collins Dr. Collins
Gynecology
32 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Robin Noble Dr. Noble
Obstetrics & Gynecology
22 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Andrew Seibert Dr. Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
31 years in practice
University of Louisville School of Medicine
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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