Mercilon is a birth control pill consisting of ethinylestradiol
. These hormonal
preparations hold the endometrium from breaking down, thus preventing the menstruation
For postponement of menstruation, you will have to start one pill daily. These pills should be started at least 7 days prior to the expected date of menstruation. Continue taking the pills till you want the menses to be postponed. After discontinuing the pills, you will get withdrawal bleeding after about 4-7 days.
Do if you want the period to appear on October 17, discontinue the pills around October 12th or so. the pills on October 10th. You cannot guarantee thet the periods will come exactly on October 12; usually the periods appear about 4-7 days after discontinuing the pills.
The other alternative is taking 2 pills daily, starting at least 3 days prior to the menses. This dose may cause more nausea, vomiting
and breast heaviness.
I hope, you have got the advice.