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Is Loette tablet the right medicine for irregular menstruation?

Hi, I have a irregular menstrual cycle it cause of my thyroid issues . so doctor adviced me to take lotte tablet for 5 days that means 2 tablets in the day however I took only one tablet per day... will get my periods if so to get how many days should I take the same tablets.. Please advice
Sat, 24 Oct 2015
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Hi
Thank you for asking HCM.
I have gone through your query. Loette tablet is a combined hormonal contraceptive drug. Irregular menstruation due to thyroid issues (hypothyroidism) should be initially treated with thyroxine supplementation. Combined hormonal drug therapy is used to regularize menses but it is temporary. Your doctor gave you 5 days this to get a menses after stopping it. You have to take the dose he/she advised. Then you will get a period within the next 3 days after stopping it. One tablet per day won't be that effective but it is possible to get break through bleeding also. If you not getting then consult your gynecologist for detailed examination.
Hope this may help you. Let me know if anything not clear.
Thanks.
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