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Regestrone contains Norethisterone, which is used as an oral contraceptive. Norethisterone is a progestin, which is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. The common side effects seen while taking Regestrone are weight gain, nausea, headache, fever, dizziness, spotting, abdominal cramps, and sleep problems.

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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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

Is there any chance of pregnancy after taking Regestrone?

Query: Hello doctor, I and my fiancee had unprotected sex a month back. I had an orgasm before having but not during sex. She has PCOD so her periods are irregular. She went to the doctor and doctor suggested having Regestrone 5 mg three tablets for three days. She started taking it 13 days later and fini...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As she has PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), her ovulation date cannot be predicted. So there is always a chance of pregnancy. But as she had bleeding after having tablet Regestrone, pregnancy is not possible. Bleeding after having hormones will be thicker and lesser ...  Read Full »

My daughter is experiencing prolonged menstruation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 12 years old. She is having prolonged menstruation for more than 35 days as on date. She just attained her reproductive maturity last month, and did not even complete her first cycle properly. I have consulted many doctors, and all the reports are normal. Only the hemogl...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This condition is called puberty menorrhagia, which is quite common in young girls of this age group. Please relax and do not worry. It will settle down within six months duration. Ensure you give her an iron-rich diet and iron supplements. Keep her well hydrated. As...  Read Full »

I have PCOD, under treatment and missed a period with white discharge. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23-years-old. I have irregular periods from five years. I have PCOD problem (hormonal imbalance, delay periods) three months before I consulted a doctor and gave me Ovacet and Regestrone (day16 today 25) for two months. In these two months periods are regular. Last month I used on...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Patients with PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) are advised low dose hormones for regularisation of cycles. In your case, you were given Estrogen (Ovacet) and Progesterone (Regestron) to be eaten separately. Ovacet forms endometrium and progesterone matures it into s...  Read Full »

Irregular bleeding post-contraceptive pills. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old female. I was recently put on the contraceptive pill Yaz for 12 days and have not stopped bleeding in that time. The blood varies from dark red and stringy to black and is reasonably heavy (about the same as the first few days of period). Is there anything I can do ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can definitely have tablet Tranexamic acid, but I do not think it will stop the bleeding. To immediately stop bleeding, I suggest you take tablet Norethisterone 5 mg (Primolut-N or Norgest or Regestrone or Regulate or Carina-NCR). Have two tablets thrice a day ti...  Read Full »

My wife has heavy clots and pain during periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife usually has a period for six to seven days. On the first two days, she has pain. At times, she has heavy clots also. The doctor had asked us to do the scanning and some test. The scanning report is attached. 'There is anteverted and bulky uterus which measures 4.6 x 4 x 2.2 in...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The scan (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows a bulky uterus which can be due to adenomyosis or possible fibroids in situ, but the absence of fibroids is evident. She is likely to experience painful menses and heavy bleeding due to adenomyosis as we...  Read Full »

I have a heavy menstrual flow. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from heavy menstrual flow for the past 1.5 years. Around six months, I had heavy flow with clots. Now, I have been menstruating for the past 20 days continuously with heavy flow and clots. My current medication includes capsule Gynae CVP, tablet Augmentin and capsule...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are losing blood heavily. Kindly upload your reports as well. Since you are bleeding for the last 20 days continuously, first we should try to stop this. I suggest tablet Meftaris (combination of Tranexamic acid and Mefenamic acid) one tablet thrice a day for three ...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest medicines to postpone my periods by a day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have an unavoidable family function coming up when my periods would also start.I have never used any medicine to postpone my periods.My monthly cycle is of 28 days. My periods would start on the last day of this month, which I need to postpone for a day.Could you please prescribe me some...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Though it is possible to postpone your periods, it is not possible to just do it for a day. We give the tablet Progesterone (synthetic form) and then stop it to cause withdrawal bleeding. The bleeding usually starts after quitting the tab...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have nausea while on Regestrone?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods are delayed by a month and was prescribed Regestrone 5 mg twice daily for three days. How soon can I expect to start bleeding and is it normal to feel nauseous after taking that dosage? Until when is it legal to get an abortion for a woman without any complications or faile...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you asked, yes, it is common to have nausea after taking Regestrone pills, as it is a hormonal pill. Your periods will stop only after stopping the tablet and should be getting any time between 7-10 days after stopping it, as it varies from person to person. MTP (...  Read Full »

What to do if you do not get periods even after taking Regestrone?

Query: Hello doctor, My pregnancy test is negative. But my period is not coming. I checked my pregnancy five times with pregnancy kit. Every time it shows negative. But my period has not started. I have taken Regestrone 5 mg for three days. I took my last dose two days before but not yet got my periods. So...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As your urine pregnancy test is negative, there is nothing to worry about. The delay could be because of hormonal changes. After taking Regestrone it will take a week or so to get your periods. So relax and do not worry. Wait for a week or so and if you do not get pe...  Read Full »

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