Postpone Menstrual Cycle

The menstrual cycle is postponed by taking Hormonal supplements. Oral contraceptive pills containing Estrogen and Progesterone are usually preferred and can be taken under a doctor's prescription. Norethisterone is the drug prescripted by the doctor to delay periods.

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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

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

How to postpone my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, My marriage is ahead in 13 days. We are planning for honeymoon after four days of our marriage. But, my fiance's monthly cycle date is on the fifth day following our marriage. We need help in postponing her period as well as about birth control. Please guide.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is a perfect time to start a birth control pill from now. Just start a Novelon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol combination) tablet from day one of this cycle. Then start another pack after completion of this one without any gap. This will cross your honeymoon date. J...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 can I delay my period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am on a holiday. I wish to delay my period. Kindly advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please mention your last menstrual period date. Ideally, menses can be delayed safely and effectively by starting progesterone only pills from day 21 of your cycle daily till as long as you wish to delay your menses but advisably not more than 15 days. Once the pills a...  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 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 -->  Read Full »

Is it possible to halt or postpone my periods temporarily?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old female, and I have an upcoming event in which I have to perform. Unfortunately, my expected menstruations date is also on the same day. If I get my menstruation on the same day, I will not be able to perform at all. I have heard about temporarily halting your perio...  Read Full »

Dr. Shalaka Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is safe to postpone your periods. I need to know when was your last period and during which days you do not want the period this month. Also, how are your periods and its average length? After this information, I would be able to suggest medicine. Revert with more inf...  Read Full »

Why have I missed my periods this time?

Query: Hello doctor, Three months ago, I had sex with my partner. Fourteen days later, I had my normal periods. But now two months have passed by and I have not got my periods. Moreover, I have used home fertility kit and that has shown negative results. Am I pregnant? What is the reason for my mi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sabita Laskar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you had a period after intercourse which is totally normal like the ones you had before, in terms of flow and days, it is highly unlikely that you would be pregnant. Also, you have stated urine pregnancy test is negative. So that goes against too. There could be...  Read Full »

What medicine can be taken to postpone my menses?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got my periods today. Can you suggest a medicine to stop the bleeding for two days since I have to attend a holy ceremony tomorrow?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Once the period starts, there is no way to stop it. But, if progesterone is taken in high doses, the bleeding may be stopped. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicines w...  Read Full »

What medicine should I take to postpone my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am going on a vacation in two days and I am supposed to get my periods today. I still have not got them. I am wondering if there is anything I can take to get my periods now or take something that can delay my periods.  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Initially, check urine pregnancy test as you were supposed to get menses today, but have not got them. it. Then if it is negative then get one gynecological ultrasound to know the endometrial thickness. If the endometrial lining is less than 5 to 6 mm then you should ...  Read Full »

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