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Can Norethisterone delay the next period by four weeks?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal


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Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 in Women's Health
Question: i took northisterone last cycle to delay my period which woked successfully....will my next period be due 4 weeks from day 1 of actual period or 4 weeks from date due if i hadnt taken northisterone? please can you advise
many thanks
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It is now unpredictable.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
As you take norethisterone to postponed your menses,your cycle get changed.
Your next cycle may be on time or it may get delayed.
It is very unpredictable due to hormonal changes.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
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