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Medicines to postpone periods and their side effects - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Need to prepone my periods due to unavoidable condition
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   20
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Menstrual periods are controlled by hormones, the levels of which are maintained cyclically as your periods are.
Doctor :   There are medical drugs which can help in postponing the menstrual periods.
User :   to prepone there are n medicines?
Doctor :   Are you on birth control pills?
User :   becoz i am going to get on 18th dec
User :   but i shoudnt get till 9th
User :   so i thought of preponing wth some medicine
User :   no
User :   i am not using any birth contro pills
Doctor :   Medical drugs help in postponing the menstrual periods and not preponing it.
User :   is it possible to postpone for 3 weeks?
Doctor :   If you wish to post pone the menstrual periods, there are drugs such as birth control pills or progestrone only pills which helps in postponing it.
User :   ok but like for how many days wil it be postponed?
User :   if i postpone it to 26th will i get my next period on next month of 26th?
Doctor :   It would depend on the number of days, you use these drugs.
Doctor :   Since they are prescription only drugs, its not ethical to suggest them online.
User :   ok
User :   i need to consult one docttor directly?
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult a gynaecologist, who will be able to prescribe any of these drugs, and you will be able to post pone the cycles as you desired.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes, you need to consult them directly, as they cannot be prescribed online.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   ya
User :   thax
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   but if use any drug i can also stop it at any time r8
User :   ?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   your period will occur only when you stop them
User :   wont i put weight if i use these pills?
User :   i know its a silly question
Doctor :   These drugs have some side effects, it can cause some minor weight disturbances.
Doctor :   However, they can be reversed.
User :   how it can be reversed?
User :   by stoping to take them?
Doctor :   The effects are more pronounced in long term use,
Doctor :   if you notice any weight disturbances, during the short time, you can control them be necessary dietary modifications and physical exercises.
User :   ok
User :   thats fine
Doctor :   And more over, the effects are not permanent.
Doctor :   and it should normalise once they are stopped.
Doctor :   Have you followed.
User :   good
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   thank god
User :   no
User :   thats it
User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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