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Suggest medication to postpone menstruation while breastfeeding

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Mar 2015
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Hi doctor, I am a lactating mother and there is a XXXXXXX at my house so need to postpone my periods, can you please suggest me which tablet to use and for how long?
Wed, 23 May 2018 in Pregnancy
 
 
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Regestrone

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
To postpone the periods, you can take tablet Regestrone 5 mg twice a day from 5 days prior to the expected periods and continue the tablet till you want to delay the periods.
Periods will occur within 5-7 days once you stop the tablet.
It can taken safely while breastfeeding.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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Follow-up: Suggest medication to postpone menstruation while breastfeeding 1 hour later
My daughter is 2.5 months old so can I still use?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear, yes, you can use while breastfeeding.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
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