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Can Norethisterone delay the periods by 28 days from the new 1st day?

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hi... last monthly cycle i was prescribed northisterone to delay period. Will my next due date be 28 days from new 1st day or the day i shoukd have bled without taking northisterone?
Tue, 8 May 2018 in Women's Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It is not predictable.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
As you took progesterone to delay your menses,there may be a chance of change in menstrual cycle.
So period may occur early, delay or on time.
It is quite unpredictable.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
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