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Wants to postpone periods. What is the recommended dose of norethisterone to delay periods?

My last date was on 3rd Dec, but would like to postpone the periods upto 8th Jan. What would be the recommended dosage of norethisterone (primolut-n) to avoid having periods till 8th Jan Also we have been planning for a baby, but on checking through pregnancy test card the result is negative. Will Primolut -N be safe. I have never taken Primolut-N , so recommend a dose.
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Hi thanks for your question.
The dose of norethisterone is 5mg 3 times a day.
You should start it 3 days before the expected periods.
It is safe to take norethisterone for postponing and will not affects fertality,once discontinued.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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