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if i start taking the estrogen and progesterone combined pill

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if i start taking the estrogen and progesterone combined pill 5 days before my period, is it possible that I will be able to delay or skip this period?
Posted Mon, 27 Nov 2017 in Women's Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can take pills to delay the periods

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Yes, the combined pills will delay the periods .
However, it is better to take norethisterone 5 mg tablet twice a day from 5 days before the periods and continue till you want to delay the periods.
It is better in regulating the periods.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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