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On 2nd day of periods. Can I stop it by taking Norethisterone tablets?

Hi there, my period came 1 week earlier just when my holiday trip is 2 days away. It was quite light at first, so immediately I went to see a gp & was prescribed Norethisterone 3 times a day. Current I m on my 2nd day and I don t see the period stopping or getting lighter instead, the flow seems to be slightly heavier though. Tomorrow would be my trip, if I continue to take the pill 3 times daily will my period flow get lighter or stop? Thanks!
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
Once the period has started, you cannot STOP a period using Norethisterone.
Norethisterone can be used to delay your period, provided it is started early enough.
Right now, you just have to wait it out, unfortunately.
All the best.
Answered: Fri, 20 Sep 2013
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