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How to delay menstrual bleeding while on contraceptives?

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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.
Dr Deepti Verma
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