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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I have taken 15 Regestrone tablets at once. Will there be any side effect?

Query: Hello doctor, I have taken 15 Regesterone tablets at once. Now having pain. Is there any side effect of this?  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Diabetologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Norethisterone is progesterone-like a hormone, usually used to correct menstruation-related problems. It is never taken in such high doses. Taking such a high dose can cause a lot of unexpected side effects, including breast enlargement, pain in the chest, nausea, bl...  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy after taking I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female. I have had irregular periods since the beginning. I was sexually active, and I had protected intercourse before six months and had my period on second of very next month after having sex. I had sonography done, and the reports said only slightly enlarged ovar...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of pregnancy are close to zero. Primolut N for period induction is good, but it is unlikely to work for you if I-pill did not give you a withdrawal bleeding. You may be suffering from PCOD. Please get your blood tested for LH, FSH, TSH, free testosterone,...  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 »

Do I need to take Pause 500 to stop my heavy menstrual bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old, sexually inactive woman. My present weight is 77 kg and I have PCOD. Two months back, I tried a weight loss medication and my last period started on 12th, two months before. First I had spotting for 10 days and started bleeding heavily after that and it did not sto...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The bleeding that started after missing Regestrone (Norethisterone) for three days is your withdrawal bleed where endometrial shed has started because you missed daily pills. Now, this endometrium cannot be repaired again by Regesterone once the bleeding has started. S...  Read Full »

How can I prepone my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to ask that is there any method with which we can have periods earlier than due date? Also, if we can use any tablet to delay monthly periods?  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are medicines to delay periods but to bring it early might be dicey, as spotting may stay, finally botching the occasion. Please start taking tablet Norethisterone 5 mg twice a day two days prior to the expected date of periods and continue till the day you want t...  Read Full »

Why am I having just spotting after taking Primolut N?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I had a small issue. I have used Primoult-N for 20 days due to vacation. After stopping the medicine, the mensus was as usual but this month mensus started but only once there was a little spot of blood and later it was only black spots. Please provide me a solution...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be because of hormonal changes. There is nothing to worry about. However, if you have a doubt, then get yourself checked by a gynecologist and get a pelvic scan done to rule out the exact cause. Do get back to me with reports so that I can guide you further. ...  Read Full »

Can one I-pill after sex prevent unwanted pregnancy? Do you recommend one more I-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner had sex with me before ten days. During that time, my condom was out and went inside of her without our knowledge. I did an ejaculation, and so she took one I-Pill on the evening. Now, we are worried about unwanted pregnancy. She says that her breasts have become big and her n...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she has taken I-pill (Levonorgestrel) in a proper dose within 48 to 72 hours of unprotected sex, without any vomiting, then it will work, and she will have bleeding within one to two weeks. Please mention about the menstrual history. It would be better, and I can gui...  Read Full »

Had sex on third day and took I-pill, but there was no withdrawal bleeding. Should I worry?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a regular cycle of 28 to 30 days cycle. I got my last period last month, and I had bleeding for five days. But I had unprotected sex on the third day of my periods, and I took I-pill within 10 hours. I have not got a withdrawal bleed, and also, I have not got my periods this month...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen many ladies taking I-pill post unprotected sex are unable to get withdrawal bleed. But they can have heavy bleeding in the same menses during which they had sex, or they can have prolonged bleeding during the periods when the I-pill was taken in the proper d...  Read Full »

Though I am not involved in sexual activity, my period is late for ten days. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have not involved in any sexual activity, but my period is late for ten days. What is the reason? Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send your gynecology, and obstetrics report, drug history and medical history. Strict diet, strenuous exercise, anxiety, stress, illness, contraceptives, medications, and hormonal imbalance can cause delayed periods. If you are not involved in sexual activity and...  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 »

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