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What is the dosage and time to take primolut n tablet to delay periods. For how many days can it be continued?

What is the dosage and time to take primolut n tablet to delay periods. For how many days can it be continued?

Varies: Progesterone supplementation can be prescribed in a variety of ways for various treatments. Please do not self treat. Confirm the dose and duration with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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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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My expecting periods are on 30 or 31 July I want to delay it. Can I start using Primolut N today. Will it work? How many dosage can I take in a day.

My expecting periods are on 30 or 31 July I want to delay it. Can I start using Primolut N today. Will it work? How many dosage can I take in a day.

May be too late: You need to begin taking it about 3 days before the expected menstruation and continue for 10-14 days. It can be taken 2 - 3 times per day. Expect your menstrual cycle to start 2-3 days after stopping the medication. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, can you suggest the dosage for Primolut N for delaying periods? What amount and for how many days and when? Thankyou.

Dear doctor, can you suggest the dosage for Primolut N for delaying periods? What amount and for how many days and when? Thankyou.

Let me try to help: The recommended dosage is 1 tablet of primolut n 3 times daily for not longer than 10-14 days, beginning about 3 days before the expected menstruation. Bleeding will occur 2-3 days after having stopped medication. ...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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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 to delay periods for 1 month. Kindly suggest the primolut N dose and also when to start as I have irregular periods starting from 3rd September?

I need to delay periods for 1 month. Kindly suggest the primolut N dose and also when to start as I have irregular periods starting from 3rd September?

Can delay 2 weeks: Primolut N is usually used to bring on a period in women with irregular menses (M). 1 Pill is taken 3/day for 10 days, and M usually starts 2-3 d after stopping the pills. To delay M, take Primolut N 1 pill 3/d beginning 3 days before the expected M and continue 10-14 d. M starts 2-3 d after stopping. To delay longer, a combination BCP is more effective, taking active pills only. ...Read more

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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

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Is it not useful to take Primolut N to delay periods 2 days before the expected periods?

Is it not useful to take Primolut N to delay periods 2 days before the expected periods?

Unfamiliar drug: This medication is not available in the USA under this name and I know nothing about it. If this is a progesterone, then there would be problem using it to regulate periods. ...Read more

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Hi dr. I was prescribed Primolut N for ten days, from 10 may to 20 may on 24 may I got my period and not in june its 17 days delayed by now

Hi dr. I was prescribed Primolut N for ten days, from 10 may to 20 may on 24 may I got my period and not in june its 17 days delayed by now

Abnormal cycle: The bleeding that you experienced on 24 May was caused by what is called withdrawal bleeding from stopping the medication. It can take3-6 months to regulate your menstrual cycle. Follow up with the doctor that prescribed the Primolut N tablets for further treatment. ...Read more

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I want to delay my period. I took primolut n this afternoon at 10 pm. My expected day is three days from now but I did not take the tablet thismorning?

I want to delay my period. I took primolut n this afternoon at 10 pm. My expected day is three days from now but I did not take the tablet thismorning?

Doctors instructions: Progesterone pills should be used as directed by your doctor. They need to be taken daily. If you stop taking them prematurely then the Progesterone withdrawal will trigger bleeding ...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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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 took primolut N on sunday to delay my periods. My period came Wednesday but I am still bleeding. Normally my periods last for 5 days. Its 7 days.

I took primolut N on sunday to delay my periods. My period came Wednesday but I am still bleeding. Normally my periods last for 5 days. Its 7 days.

Expected side effect: Don't worry You willl be ok after few cycles Try not to take this kind of drugs unless you have no choice They so frequent mess up your cycles for up to few months but, Not to dangerous ...Read more