Q. Is it possible to prepone periods?

Answered by
Dr. Prerna Gupta
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This is a premium question & answer published on Dec 25, 2018

Hello doctor,

Is it possible to prepone my periods by a few days?



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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 suggest starting tablet Meprate (Progestin) 10 mg twice daily from two days before the expected date till the day you do not want your periods. After stopping tablet, the cycles will start in 2 or 3 days. They might be heavier than usual but no worries.

Thank you doctor,

The tablets have to be taken after food or before food?



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