Delaying Period

Many women look for options to delay their period for the sake of vacations, outdoor trips, water activities and religious site visits. While some resort to prescription drugs, other stick to natural methods.

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What is Megest used for?

Query: Hi doctor, I wanted to postpone my period date. So, I have started consuming Megest 10 mg from 22nd day. Will it be effective?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your periods were regular of 28 to 30 days, then you going to postpone your period as long as you are continuing the Megest 10 (Medroxyprogesterone acetate) daily. So, continue the tablet as long as you want to delay and do not miss in between. Because if you miss, ...  Read Full »

Can I postpone my period?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 20 years old and I want to postpone my periods for 20 days due to work issues. Can you suggest a way?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have some tablets based on hormones that could delay your periods. But, I want you to be aware that it can disturb your cycles, cause irregular bleeding, some water retention, breast heaviness, etc. But it is not necessary that your body will show all the eff...  Read Full »

How To Delay Periods Without Any Side Effects?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 year old female, and I am getting married this month, and I am going for my honeymoon. So, I want to delay my periods without any side effect. I am still a virgin, so I do not want to ruin my honeymoon. So, please suggest the best medicine. When to start taking it, in what dose, ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me start by congratulating you in advance for your wedding. There are many methods, all using hormones, to either prepone or postpone the period. I would like to suggest the simplest and the best method. I would not confuse you with too many dates, as these hormone...  Read Full »

I want to delay menstruation. Please advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I want to delay menstruation. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have hormonal medications to delay the periods. For better results, start 5 to 7 days in advance of a particular date. Have tablet Primolute N (10 mg twice daily) and continue till three days before you want to have periods. After stopping medications, you can h...  Read Full »

Which medicine can be used to delay periods?

Query: Hello doctor,My date of the period was 10th of this month but I got it on 6th. Next month on 2nd, we have a religious function in the temple, so I want to delay my periods. Which medicine is better to use? Some say Primolut N or Ovral G or Ovral l. Please suggest me any medicine with proper dosage t...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generally, to delay periods, Progesterone hormones have better performance. So take the following medications in given dosage, two days prior to expected next date of your periods, till the date you wish to delay. Delaying periods in once a blue moon is fine, but doing ...  Read Full »

How can I prepone my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible to prepone my periods by a few days?  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do understand that when we want our periods to be earlier rather than later. But unfortunately delaying cycles is usually better. If you have 28 days cycles then this month your cycles will start on the expected date. But, if you have 30 or more days cycles I will sug...  Read Full »

When will I get my periods after taking Deviry tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not got my periods for the past 60 days. Now I have planned for trip in the next week. My doctor advised me to take Deviry tablet twice in a day for five days. Can any one let me know by when will I get my periods? I have started taking the tablet yesterday night.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After completing a five days course, you will be getting your periods within a week or so. However, if you have a doubt then get back to me. Take care.  Read Full »

Sysron-N to delay my periods for a week

Query: Dear Doctor, I want to delay my periods for a week. Earlier my periods have been very sporadic. Just wanted to know whether, is there any way which can help in delaying the periods by a week without disturbing the overall cycle?  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Microbiologist, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your question, I understand that you want to delay your next menstrual cycle by a week. I need to know answers to a few questions before telling you the name of the drug. What is your age? Are you married? When did you get your last period? Once ...  Read Full »

Pills to delay periods while travelling

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. My date of period is 16th and it got over on 20th. I need to travel. If I start taking pills 15 days prior to my date, will it delay my periods?  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In case you want to postpone your periods, then start taking the medication a week before your scheduled periods and then you can postpone the periods. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-onl...  Read Full »

How to delay periods?

Query: Hello doctor, My monthly period was due on last week, but the same has delayed. I want to delay my period by around 15 days. I am 38 years old. I am married and have no medical history.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For delaying cycle we use to advice progesterone tablets available in the trade name of Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) twice or three times a day depending upon how prior you have started it. The guideline is, if you start it from day 10 of previous cycle, then twice a...  Read Full »

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