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Taken medicine to postpone periods. Stopped with the pill but still did not have periods. Solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Sep-2013
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User:hi dr
User:sorry for disturbing u again
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User:i just had a talk with you on ph if you remeber
Doctor:Yes. If things were not very clear to you by phone; I would like to clarify over here now that I know your concerns.
User:it will be better fr me as there is a network problem i haven't
User:heard you properly then
Doctor:First I would like to know that when menstrual cycle is altered, subsequent cycle is usually unpredictable.
Doctor:If there is a real need, I always tell my patients to do those change in those cycles and not the previous ones.
Doctor:In your case, may I know how many days ago did you stop the pill?
User:but i have alreasy stopped
User:3 days
User:please suggest me something so that i can overcome
User:the problem
Doctor:Now as you have stopped pill for more than 3 days, there is no point in restarting it now.
Doctor:Wait for next 7-10 days for your period to occur.
Doctor:But make sure you practice protected sexual intercourse only to avoid unnecessary pregnancy.
Doctor:Start the next pill once you finish period.
User:if i see that if i start the pills immidiete
Doctor:As you start the pill if you the pill ends close to october 20, then club the next pill. I mean do not take the 7 day gap.
User:after the period then it will fall on oct 9-10
User:i have to avoid from 10-14th oct
User:can i stat it some days after the period calculating so that it will not fall in between 10-14
Doctor:Please confirm whether you wish to avoid period between 10 - 14th october or between 20 to 24th october?
Doctor:Ok if you wish to avoid period between 10 -14th, I suggest the same. Wait for your withdrawal period now.
Doctor:Start the pill once the bleeding stops.
User:if after the period happens
User:i see after calculating that if i start the pills immidiete
User:after the period then it will fall on oct 10-14
User:can i stat it some days after the period calculating so that it will not fall in between 10-14
Doctor:You can do that.
User:thank u
User:and sorry for bothering you a lot
Doctor:Start the pill calculating the date when you wish to avoid period.
User:thank u
Doctor:if the pills are going to end close 10th
Doctor:* I mean if you develop withdrawal bleeds due to changes with this cycle,
Doctor:you can ask your doctor to prescribe tranexamic acid pills.
Doctor:it is available as pause tablets in india.
Doctor:This can be used to stop bleeding.
Doctor:You can avoid the contraceptive pills for the next month.
Doctor:Use progestrone only pills as you inch close 8th or 9th.
Doctor:This pill will make sure you do not develop periods between those days.
Doctor:You will have withdrawal bleeding once you stop this medication.
User:like primulate-n?
Doctor:You can resume the regular birth control pill after you finish all the formalities.
Doctor:You need to take extraprotection to protect against pregnancy if you choose to take the second option.
User:after having the period i can start the pills as per calculation this month right?
User:so that it will not stop beetween 10-14
Doctor:Yes; but do keep tranexamic acid if you develop intermenstrual bleed if you are going to start the next pill randomly as per your calculations.
User:but if i start a new pack bleeding will not there foir 21 days while taking the tab?
Doctor:In most cases, I do not expect you to have bleeding while on those 21 days tablets.
User:if only it happens then only i have to take the tranexamic acid for avoiding
Doctor:The chances of you having intermenstrual bleed if you start medicine randomly is less than 1%.
Doctor:You can keep the pills just incase you are part of that 1%.
User:got it now
Doctor:Use the pill only if you have bleeding.
User:thank you for your time and answering all my questions so patiently
User:thjanks a lot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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