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Taken post coital pill after condom split, taken Utovlan previously. No periods now. Advice?

Dear Dr, I took the pill Utovlan last month to delay my period whilst I went on holiday. When I came home I had a lighter period than normal and unfortunately had to take the post coital pill after the condom split. I have since not had a period and am on day 37 of my cycle. I appreciate that combining both pills may delay my period but I haven t had my usual symptoms I have when I am due on. Any advice would be most appreciated. Thank you Joanne
Asked On : Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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Hi, Joanne. I have gone through your question. Taking utovlan (norethisterone) and post coital pill (levonorgestrel) in a single menstrual cycle may be the cause of delayed periods as both are progesterones and are known to cause delay in periods. Still, to be on safer side, I would suggest to get a urine pregnancy test done to rule out pregnancy. If you are pregnant, then you should consult your OBGYN specialist for further treatment. If the test is negative, then you can wait for around 7-10 days for the periods to come, when the effect of hormones will wane away from the body.
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