Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
136 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes vaginal spotting while on Norethisterone?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Soumya

OBGYN

Practicing since :2010

Answered : 2984 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 in Women's Health
Question: Hi..i have been prescribed northisterone to delay my heavy periods due on saturday. I started today and took 2 tablets one at breakfast and then at lunch.....i spotted this pm...which is usual just before my period comes....have i started them too late to delay?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Soumya 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You are late

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

You are right. You have started the tablets late. You should started 3 days before for the tablets to have had effect.

Let me know If You need anymore help.

regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Soumya 10 hours later
i have not bled anymore since, can i continue taking...is it worth it? thankyou
doctor
Answered by Dr. Soumya 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please continue

Detailed Answer:
HI,

Yes. its worth continuing if you have not bled anymore. Please continue
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

Recent questions on  Heavy periods

doctor1 MD

I am anemic and have been for a while I have had two iron infusions during the month of October. I just had a hysterectomy because of somewhat...

doctor1 MD

Hi doc..I had a c Section delivery on July.I am breast feeding as well as bottle feeding since my milk supply is low.My periods have returned .Iam...

doctor1 MD

I started my period three days ago and i am heavy bleeding to the point my tampon is full of blood and it has came through so bad that my panties...

doctor1 MD

Hello sir, I am 34 years old female. Having heavy menstrual periods from last 4 yrs. Currently diagonised with tsh level 3.56 . I am suffering with...

doctor1 MD

Hello doc.I have fibroids ,i found out when i was pregnant 2010.since then i had a scan and the doctor told me not to worry about it becouse they...

doctor1 MD

I have just finished a rather long heavy period and I have been having many pregnancy symptoms , light headed,dizzyness, extreme fatigue , tingling...