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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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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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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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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

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Hi i will go for a vacation and i will take Primolut N to delay my period ( two pills a day ) can i drink alcohol while i there ?

Hi i will go for a vacation and i will take Primolut N to delay my period ( two pills a day )  can i drink alcohol while i there ?

Yes, assuming . . .: If you can drink alcohol where you are now while on Primolut N (http://www.drugs.com/uk/primolut-n-spc-15917.html), there's no reason why you can't drink alcohol while on vacation somewhere else. Just be sure to use condoms to minimize risk for sexually transmitted diseases/infections. ...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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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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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 taking primulut n for 15 days thrice daily for delaying periods for one month.My doctor recommended primolut N two tablets twice daily along with Dicynone 500 thrice daily if bleeding starts.I just want to ask will the combination of these medicines

I am taking primulut n for 15 days thrice daily for delaying periods for one month.My doctor recommended primolut N two tablets twice daily along with Dicynone 500 thrice daily if bleeding starts.I just want to ask will the combination of these medicines

Primolut + dicynone : Primolut is a hormonal drug and should be gradually tapered down. Dicynone controls bleeding if it occurs. There is no known drug interaction between the two. Without further history, it is difficult to evaluate your question, but the two drugs are routinely used in combination, if that is what you are asking. ...Read more

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35yrs old. What are the side effects of primolut n depot when used to stop periods? Will it make my breasts bigger?how long will menstrual be delayed

35yrs old. What are the side effects of primolut n depot when used to stop periods? Will it make my breasts bigger?how long will menstrual be delayed

It can but: if not combined with estrogen often leads to masculine side effects since it is a progesterone and testosterone effects , if with estrogen won't do this unless high does ; risk for blood clots . it can have acne, hair growth voice changes effects but if with estrogen usually no . high doses like 40 mg /day can have estrogen breast enlarging effects ...Read more