Regestrone

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

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 »

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

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

I had sex with my partner last month and missed periods. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old and I had sex with my partner last month. My expected period date was a week later. Still, I did not get my periods. I have tried testing pregnancy strips the result was negative. I consumed Regestrone tablets for the past four days. We do not want to have a baby beca...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the urine pregnancy test was done after eight days post missed menses was negative then you are not pregnant. However, to be double sure, you may opt for a serum beta hCG test, where if the hCG levels are less than 3 mIU, then you can be sure that you are not pre...  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 take Regesterone 5 mg for three days. I took my last dose two days before but not yet got my periods. So wha...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since your urine pregnancy test is negative, there is nothing to worry about. The delay could be because of hormonal changes. After taking Regesterone 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 ge...  Read Full »

Got periods after taking Regestrone post unprotected sex. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

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. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? 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 ...  Read Full »

I was put on Yaz recently and have not stopped bleeding at all. What can I take?

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 t...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? 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 ta...  Read Full »

How to manage heavy menstrual flow?

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 caps...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Will hysterectomy cure adenomyosis?

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 11.7 by 10.3 by...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 had four I-pills in a span of two weeks and my periods are delayed. Any advice?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is away from the past one and half years due to his work. I visited him for 15 days. I had my normal periods there on the 31st of last month. Since I got a bit anxious about getting pregnant, I had four I-pills in these two weeks for protection. I then returned back on the 1...  Read Full »


Dr. Shalaka Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After you have finished taking tablet Regestrone (Norethisterone), you will have to wait for 15 days to get your periods. If you do not get it in 15 days, you have to repeat the urine pregnancy test and visit your gynecologist. Please do not take emergency contrace...  Read Full »

My daughter recently attained puberty and she is bleeding from 35 days. Can you please help?

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 hemo...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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....  Read Full »

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