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Delaying period every other month.

(7 Posts)
TickledOnion Mon 11-Jan-16 10:46:22

My period is due on a particularly inconvenient date in January, March and May this year assuming it stays regular. I only need to delay it by a couple of days each time. Does anyone know if it is safe to take Norethisterone this often?

dementedpixie Mon 11-Jan-16 19:56:15

Do you take the contraceptive pill? If so you could take packets back to back

TickledOnion Tue 12-Jan-16 23:48:43

I'm not on the pill as DP has had the snip. I would have taken back to back packets without worrying. So I suppose there's no reason not to. I'll still have a normal period in Feb, April and June.

MountainDweller Wed 13-Jan-16 11:47:31

If you take two packets back to back your next period will be a week earlier than it would have been - which might solve your date problem. Starting it mid cycle can throw your body off a bit though.

MeadowHay Wed 13-Jan-16 16:14:53

Should be fine, wouldn't worry about it if I were you. smile

RoseDog Wed 13-Jan-16 16:18:52

Ask your gp for northisterone (I think its called) for delaying your period, you need to start taking it 3 days before your period is due.

Sidge Wed 13-Jan-16 16:47:04

Bear in mind that norethisterone can throw your cycle out of kilter, so delaying your period in January may mean that the following month is unpredictable.

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