Norethisterone

Pfizer

Norethisterone is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. By keeping levels of this hormone up, it stops your womb from shedding its lining, and can delay your period by up to 17 days.

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Period Delay

The menstruation cycle is a normal cycle that all women experience on a regular basis and is marked by a period at the end prior to the commencement of the next cycle.

Sometimes a woman's period coincides with events that make having a period extremely inconvenient, such as a weekend away or a holiday. Fortunately, a safe and convenient solution exist from PrivateDoc that allows you to delay your period for a few days or weeks to avoid having a period at an inconvenient time.

How long can can I delay my period for?

With the use of Norethisterone you have the option to occasionally delay your period for a few days or up to two weeks.

It is not advisable to delay your period for any longer than 17 days.

This is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18 or women that are pregnant or breastfeeding.

How can I delay my period?

PrivateDoc's Period Delay treatment is provided as 5mg Norethisterone tablets that should be taken 3 times a day, three days prior to the expected start of your period.  The Norethisterone dose should continue until you wish your period to resume.  Generally a normal period should start in 2-3 days after you stop taking Norethisterone.

Is it safe to delay your period?

In most cases it is quite safe to delay your period, however one of our team of doctors will assess your general health and medical history.

It is not suitable for you if you have a history of liver tumours, or severe liver impairment, have genital or breast cancer, severe arterial disease, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding or acute porphyria. The service will not be suitable for you if during pregnancy you suffered from jaundice, severe itching, or pemphigoid gestationis (a rare immune problem).

Ordering the period delay treatment online from PrivateDoc

Peiod Delay pills are only available as a treatment from PrivateDoc if one of our doctors assesses your health and finds that it is suitable to prescribe medication in your case.

An online consultation will be reviewed today the course of tablets delivered tomorrow, if the doctor prescribes treatment.