Norethisterone

  • Norethisterone

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Norethisterone

From£8.49
  • Medication features

    • Available in one strength
    • Tablets to delay period for a maximum of 17 days
    • Norethisterone to be taken 3 days before the expected period, 3 times a day

Overview

NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.

Norethisterone is commonly called the period delay tablet. By taking Norethisterone, you can delay your period by up to 17 days.

Patient Information Leaflet: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1494.pdf

 

Directions

You should begin taking Norethisterone tablets three days before you expect your normal period. You will need to take one tablet three times per day for up to 20 days. You can expect your period around two to three days after you finish taking Norethisterone.

When you consider delaying your period, it’s important to plan ahead. If you start taking the tablets too late, your period may start as normal and won’t be delayed.

Dosage

Take ONE tablet 3 times a day, to be started 3 days before expected onset (menstruation occurs 2–3 days after stopping)

FAQ

  • What is Norethisterone?

    Norethisterone is commonly called the period delay tablet. By taking Norethisterone, you can delay your period by up to 17 days.

  • How does Norethisterone work?

    Norethisterone works by mimicking the natural female hormone, Progesterone. Taking Norethisterone keeps your progesterone levels high which stops the womb lining from being shed as your menstrual bleed or period.

    Norethisterone is the name of the synthetic hormone. It is sometimes sold under different brand names, such as Utovlan.

  • How do I take Norethisterone?

    You should begin taking Norethisterone tablets three days before you expect your normal period. You will need to take one tablet three times per day for up to 20 days. You can expect your period around two to three days after you finish taking Norethisterone.

    When you consider delaying your period, it’s important to plan ahead. If you start taking the tablets too late, your period may start as normal and won’t be delayed.

  • What are the side effects of Norethisterone?

    When taking the period delay pill, Norethisterone, side effects are rare. However, some people may experience skin rashes, nausea and dizziness.

  • Alternatives

    Norethisterone is the only treatment we offer that will delay your period.

    If you are taking the combined contraceptive pill, you can take packets of tablets back to back in order to delay your period. Please note that you should not take Norethisterone if you are also taking the combined pill.

  • How can I get Norethisterone?

    You can order Norethisterone online following the completion of a brief health questionnaire.

Side Effects

When taking the period delay pill, Norethisterone, side effects are rare. However, some people may experience skin rashes, nausea, and dizziness.

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