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Have normal period cycle, Taking Regestrone to delay periods. Risk of pregnancy?

Hi, I am gonna get married in a week. My fiance s normal period cycle falls right in the middle of the date of marriage and hence she has been advised to take a course of Regesterone. We have the following doubts regarding this: 1. Is protected sex risky while she is on the course? 2. After she stops the tablet, how high is the risk of pregnancy, above normal i mean? 3. Will she have to resort to the tablet in the next month as well?
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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Regestrone is Oestrogen preparation given to postpone cycle, it acts by maintaining the serum oestrogen level to prevent shedding of endometrium and initiating period. Once its stopped, the hormone level falls and period is initiated in next few days.
The next cycle is usually ovulatory and the normal precaution of preventing unwanted pregnancy do apply.
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Answered: Sat, 4 Jan 2014
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