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Suggest medication to delay periods

I want to delay my periods because i want to attend my sister s marriage next month 9 & 10 th october but my periods due date is 7 or 8 Doctor advised me to take sandoz regestrone 5 mg 10 tablets Is this safe ?? How to use this tablet to get delaye my periods so i can enjoy my sister s marriage ?? When i have to start taking this tablet for delaying my periods nxt month ??
Mon, 17 Oct 2016
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Hello.

Thanks for writing to HCM.

You can safely take these tablets which contain Norethisetrone, a hormone which changes the menstrual cycle temporarily as long as you take it. Withdrawal bleeding usually occurs about 3-6 days after stopping it. You can start taking it about 10 days before your period is due till as long as needed. Donot exceed for more than 15 days.

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Dr Geeta
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