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Taking mala d, not getting menstruation

i am taking mala d since 24 days....21 tablets + 3 iron tablets i have will i have to stop taking these pills for 2-3 days to get menstruation? because i m not getting down....and after that when i am supposed to start mala d again?
Asked On : Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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Thanks for your query.
Normally hormonal pills are given for 21 days and after stopping them you get periods between the 3-7 days.
Mala-D packing has been designed in such a way that you take hormonal pills for initial 21 days and then you take daily the iron pill.
So while you are on iron pill you get your menses.
The packing has been made in this format so that you take pills regularly and do not forget as it becomes a habit to take a pill daily.
Ideally you should start the second pack after the completion of the iron pills irrespective of whether you get menses or not.
Hope this answers your query.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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