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When should northisterone tablet taken for extremely heavy periods and breakthrough bleeding ?

I have been prescribed northisterone today because of extremely heavy periods and breakthrough bleeding , do I start taking them straight away or wait until my next period which is 6 days away? I am aged 50, my weight is 57kgs, am in excellent health and exercise regularly and have been having extremely heavy peiods for the last 18 months
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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if you want that you will not have period then you will have to start the medicine now and continue it till you do not want the period to occur
if you are having normal periods and excess bleeding then start it from 1st day and continue for 25 days then you will have bleeding again in 3/4 days time
please consult your gynecologist and be guided. as you are 50 your doctor has already done a clinical examination and tests to rule out any underlying disease except excess bleeding
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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