Prepone Periods

Prepone period is a term given when a woman wants to postpone her period due to some event or circumstances. Tablets like Primoult-N (Norethisterone) 5 mg are given three times a day for seven days. The periods come after two or three days after stopping the tablet, and it can delay the periods for around ten days. Tablets for preponing periods are generally not advised by a doctor.

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I am going on vacation and want to prepone or postpone my menstruation. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old and going on vacation. My menstrual cycle for this month is due. Is there any way that I can either prepone or postpone this? I always have regular periods and have never attempted to delay or prepone them, so I am clueless. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, you can either prepone or postpone your periods. As your menstrual date is approaching so postponing periods will more convenient. Talk to your specialist doctor, talk to them, and take medications after their consent. Take a tablet of Primolut-N (Norethisterone) ...  Read Full »

I got my period twice in the same month and it also lasted more than usual for eight days. What could be the problem?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am on my period for the second time this month. My previous period took eight days but it is usually for five days. What could be the problem? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This may be due to hormone imbalance, anemia, thyroid problems, or infection due to either urinary tract or pelvic floor response. I suggest you do the following tests: 1) Urine routine and culture test. 2) PAP (protected area permit) smear of vaginal discharge for...  Read Full »

How to prepone the menstrual cycle by taking medications, and what are its side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, My periods usually come between the end of the month and the beginning of the following month. I have a few relatives coming at the beginning of the following month. So I need to either delay or advance my periods. So advancing the period would be preferable. On the other hand, I already ...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. To delay the periods, you must take the medication two days before your expected date and take it continuously without missing any dose for a maximum of seven to ten days. And when you stop the medicine, you wil...  Read Full »

Please suggest some medications to prepone my periods as I have to travel.

Query: Hi,I am a 27-year-old woman, and I want to prepone my periods. I have to travel for important work. My expected date for periods is after a week, and I have to travel early morning that day. Could you suggest to me a medicine which can prepone my periods? I am currently not under any other medicatio...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hi,Welcome to read your query and understand your concern.Usually, we do not give medicines to prepone periods as results can be unpredictable, but yes, periods can be postponed easily.I suggest you to take the tablet Primolut-N (Norethisterone) 5 mg thrice daily from tomorrow for the ...  Read Full »

Is there any solution to get my period a little late without affecting my health?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-years-old female student. My query is that I have a three-day continuous journey that is exactly on my period dates for this month, and the tickets are already booked. Naturally, I used to have very painful periods. So is there any solution without affecting my health to get m...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello,Welcome to suggest Tablet Primolut N (Norethisterone) twice a day for three to five days. Periods will occur within a few days after stopping this tablet.  Read Full »

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Query: Hi doctor,My period was earlier than usual, about nine days earlier, and my cycle this time was 21 days, while usually, it is 28 or 29 days. This period was heavy and long for about six days. Then for about a week later, during ovulation time, I started bleeding dark again.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As explained, the period was heavy, and it stopped now. I guess there is nothing to panic about. However, we need to ascertain the reasons for the early periods this time and about the bleeding during ovulation. Do you have any history of similar problems anytime in ...  Read Full »

I am getting my periods either five days before or two days later than the due date. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor,From the last six months, I am getting my periods either five days before my due date or two days later than the due date. I want to know, is it normal to experience this time interval in periods?  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, this is normal. Seven days plus or minus is considered as a normal menses cycle. It means any cycle length between 21 to 35 days is normal.  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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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