A synthetic form of the hormone progesterone is used in period delay tablets. Progestogens are hormones that keep the uterine (uterus) lining healthy. The amount of progestogen hormone in the body usually decreases in the days leading up to a period. Using the synthetic hormone to keep your progesterone levels high will cause your menstruation to be delayed. Your period will start again in 2-3 days after you stop taking the medications. Keep reading to learn more about period delay tablets in Manchester.
If you wish to delay your period and are not taking the combined contraceptive pill, consult your pharmacist or doctor. They may be able to prescribe norethisterone in order to delay your menstruation. Your pharmacist will advise you on when and for how long to take norethisterone.
Most of the time, you will be given three norethisterone tablets to take every day, starting three to four days before your period is due.
Women have period delay tablets for a variety of reasons. You may be going on holiday or attending a wedding and are worrying that your period will interfere with your plans. You may also prefer to avoid the discomfort and stressful moments that accompany your periods, particularly if you are changing jobs or relocating.
Each and every menstrual cycle vary depending on the person. However, periods occur on average every 28 days. Regular cycles shorter or longer than the average, i.e., 21 to 40 days are also normal. The levels of the female hormone oestrogen typically begin to rise during the first half of the menstrual cycle. The oestrogen thickens the uterine lining prior to conception.
The middle of your menstrual cycle occurs 10 to 16 days after your period. The ovaries release eggs during the ovulation process. Women are most fertile during this period.
The progesterone-mimicking tablets function by simulating the natural hormone progesterone. Maintaining high progesterone levels, the tablets prevent the uterine lining from shedding. The period will be postponed in this way.
Our Norethisterone period delay pill can postpone periods by around 17 days. We recommend taking the pill three days prior to your expected menstrual cycle.
It is safe to use the period delay pill, but you should only do it on rare occasions. Most of the side effects that you can experience when your period is late are mood swings, rashes, nausea, headaches, tenderness on your breast, and dizziness.
Yes. It’s possible to get period delay pills through your GP. You will need to book a typical appointment, and your GP will discuss your options and prescribe the most effective treatment. Then you can bring the prescription to our pharmacy to be filled.
No. Period delay pills require a prescription. There are substantial health hazards associated with progesterone drugs, like period delay pills, for specific individuals. Therefore, it is essential that a doctor verify that they are safe for you to use.
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