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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Are there ways to delay my periods by seven days since I am going on a vacation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am going on a holiday in a couple of months, and my period is due in the last week of the holiday. Is there any way I can delay my period by seven days? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can delay your periods using the birth control pills. I suggest taking any of the oral combined contraceptive pills or birth control pills or a packet of 21 pills. Take one tablet at night from the first day of the periods. After 21 pills are over...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding for 16 days after taking hormonal pills for acne?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old female. I suffer from hormonal acne and my dermatologist gave me Yasmin 21 to take for it. I have never been on any contraceptive before. I started Yasmin on day 1 of my period. It has been 16 days and I am still bleeding. It is not much but I still have it daily. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you miss any tablet? If yes, then it may be due to that. Or your body could be adjusting to the new hormones. If you have not done so already, then do the blood tests such as TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and testosterone. To stop the bleeding you can take Prim...  Read Full »

Why did I start bleeding after taking Primolut-N for two days?

Query: Hello doctor, I took the tablet Primolut-N for two days to delay my period. But I got my period on the third day. It is my fifth day of the period, but I am still bleeding like the third day. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. To delay your period, tablet Primolut-N (Norethisterone) should be started atleast one week to ten days before your actual cycle date and continued till the time delay is required. If you take the tablets very close to the date o...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding continuously for three weeks after missing a dose of a birth control pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I was prescribed a birth control pill to stop an ovarian cyst about two months ago. I have been taking the pill regularly, but I missed a day. I have been sexually active. I have now been bleeding for three weeks without a stop. My doctor told me to stop taking the pill until the blee...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Please do not get stressed out. You are fine. All this while, you have been trying to control the symptoms of the cyst, when the real cause of this cyst, which is anovulation is still present. Let me explain. You are not pregnant. I say this becau...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the delay in my periods after a negative pregnancy test?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 years old married woman. My last period was 18th of last month, but I did not get my periods till now. I got a pregnancy test, but it was negative. My hemoglobin is 12. Why did I not get my periods still?  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be because of hormonal changes due to stress and strain, anxiety, work pressure, change of place, change in climate or low blood count. However, if you have doubt, then get yourself checked by a gynecologist and get a blood test for pregnancy done to ensure tha...  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

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 »

What is the reason for my missing periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I missed my period for the first time in my life, and I am worried about the reason behind it. I am not sure why I have not got my periods yet. What to do now? Can you please help?  Read Full »


Dr. Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I would advise you take the urine pregnancy test. If it is negative, then you can undergo an ultrasound of pelvis to evaluate the endometrium. If the report is within normal limits, you can take tablet Primolut N (Norethisterone), one tablet twice daily after food for fi...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have only spotting instead of normal bleeding after taking tablet Primolut-N?

Query: Hello doctor,As I did not get my periods for this month, I consulted a gynecologist, and she prescribed me Primolut-N. After four days of taking tablet Primolut-N, I am spotting. And it does not look like my normal period. Pregnancy beta hCG is also negative. Is it normal to have spotting?Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Primolut-N is a synthetic progesterone that helps initiate a period by increasing the progesterone content in the body. A decreased progesterone level causes missed or delayed periods. The period after Primolut-N will differ as f...  Read Full »

Is there a way to to prepone my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My periods are irregular. I have a holiday planned, so I wanted to prepone my periods. My last periods was exactly a month and a half back. So, I started taking Deviry tablet, twice a day for five days before my period was due. It has been six days now, but I still did not get my periods...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When are you going for your vacation? Usually, after stopping the tablets, you should get your period within 15 days. Revert with more information to an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecol...  Read Full »

Is there a chance of being pregnant after getting withdrawal bleeding by Norethisterone tablet?

Query: Hi doctor, I had missed my periods for two months. Five months back, I had unprotected intercourse and got my period after two days. Later missed two consecutive periods in the following two months. I did a urine test in the morning twice in both the month it was negative. In the third month doctor...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no chance of you becoming pregnant this time because the day you had SRC (sexual relationship) is not your ovulation time. Moreover, I think you have to check your hormones, especially the thyroid, as it may make your periods irregular. Also, there is one condi...  Read Full »

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