Norethisterone

Norethisterone is a drug made of progestin, which is the synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. It is used to treat women with abnormal vaginal bleeding or menstrual problems due to hormonal imbalance. It is also used as a birth control pill to prevent pregnancy and as for menopausal hormone therapy.

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Is it good to take Crina-NCR along with Yasmin?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 42 years old. I am a hypertensive patient with beta-thalassemia and fits. I am taking Yasmin for a long period of time. I have never missed my pill. I got my periods after four days of taking a pill and I started a new pack instead of waiting for seven days. I got spotting till ten ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you were taking Yasmin (Estrogen with Progestin), then there are no chances for you to have ovulation. You have not stopped taking pills even when you started taking other medications. So there is no way to have ovulation. Your sexual exposure was on the seventh day ...  Read Full »

Does Primolut help to delay periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife wants to delay her period for one week. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Meeta Airen

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For guiding you, I want to know the details of your wife's period date. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

Can you take Primolut N to delay periods even if you are spotting and on OCP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking Yaz as a contraceptive for three months. I am expecting my periods to come after two days. But I have spotting always. Can I take Primolut along with it?   Read Full »


Dr. Artur Holubka

General Practitioner, Family Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yaz (Ethinyl estradiol with Drospirenone) is a combined hormonal contraceptive pill with antimineralocorticoid and antiandrogenic action. The contraceptive effect of combined oral contraceptive drugs (COC) is based on various factors. The important factors are suppressi...  Read Full »

Could ECP result in a delayed period?

Query: Hi doctor, Last month, I had unprotected intercourse with my partner and soon after which I took an ECP. Then, 10 to 12 days later I got my period. However, this month they are late by 13 days. But, I am getting lower abdomen cramps. Why is this happening? Could you suggest any medicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When you take ECP (emergency contraceptive pill), you are taking hormonal pills, which can interfere with your body's hormonal cycle that is responsible for your normal menstrual cycle. Due to this disturbed cycle, you can have irregular cycle for once or twice and it ...  Read Full »

Does Primolut-N and I-pill, when taken together, delay periods?

Query: Hi doctor,I took Primolut-N for six days as I was going out for the vacation. My boyfriend fingered me and before that he touched his penis. So, we got tensed regarding pregnant. I took an I-pill also within 72 hours. But, I did not get my regular period this time. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. By taking an I-pill (emergency contraceptive pill - a high dose progesterone), you have further delayed your menses. Otherwise, it would have started within five to eight days after finishing Primolut-N (Norethisterone). Now, you may have to wait another 7 to 10 d...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from prolonged menstrual bleeding. The bleeding did not stop for the past one month. I have PCOD and I am overweight. How to stop the bleeding? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD - polycystic ovarian disease often gets presented with heavy menstruation. I suggest tablet Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) one tablet three times a day till bleeding stops. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. This wil...  Read Full »

Do fibroids continue to shrink after six months of UFE?

Query: Hi there, Presently, I am a very anxious lady, who has just turned 50 years in perimenopause. I have a severe phobia of menstrual blood loss and dread having heavy loss, in fact most things about periods upset me, where I just wish to avoid them. Last year, I had UFE for one intramural fibroid, and...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, How are you doing? You have having the right treatment for fibroid but I don't think you have been fully explained about the procedure and what to expect. Let me give you few facts. First of all, you are absolutely healthy and will lead a normal life. You are 49 yrs old & will be entering ...  Read Full »

Delayed period after abortion. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 23 years old. Two months back she had abortion. After abortion she is taking Folic acid and Ecosprin 75. Last month her period lasted for around 14 days and then doctor gave her Sandoz medication. This month her period date already has passed far off but still she is not hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please ask her to wait for a week for her period to start. If it does not start by then, she can repeat urine pregnancy test. If the test turns out to be negative, ask her to take tablet Medroxyprogesterone acetate 10 mg twice daily for five days. Period normally starts ...  Read Full »

I took Primolut-N after my periods started. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I took one Primolut N 5 mg this morning to delay my periods and then immediately realized that my periods have already started. What should I do now?  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can stop Primolut N (Norethisterone) and nothing else is needed. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

Will taking Microgestin Fe at same time regularly prevent spotting?

Query: Hello doctor, I take Microgestin Fe 1/20 and I am starting to have a lot of spotting. I had spotting yesterday for a couple of hours and then it stopped but then it started again today. However, I think it is because yesterday, I took my pill six hours after I usually take it. Honestly, this spotti...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your discomfort. The trick is to take the pill at the same time every day. As of now do not stop the pill as you have started it already and stopping will result in getting bleeding again.  Read Full »

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