Period Delay Medication
If you need to use tablets to delay your period, fill out the consultation for our online doctor. Once you have completed the consultation, our doctor will review your assessment and prescribe the selected medication if appropriate.
If approved, the doctor will pass a prescription to our pharmacy team, who will fill the prescription and dispatch your medicine to your delivery address.
All medicines sourced by the pharmacy are from Australian wholesalers, who are fully licensed in Australia, so you can be confident that you are receiving genuine medication.
Period Delay Medication
While syntethic hormones can be taken to delay a period, if you are on the pill, you can take the combined pill back to back, to delay your period this way. Speak to your GP about delaying your period if you are already taking a combine oral contraceptive pill.
Norethisterone / Utovlan Norethisterone works by keeping levels of the female hormone, progesterone, in the body up. This in turn stops your womb lining from shedding, and so delaying your period. Norethisterone is basically a synthetic version of progesterone. Norethisterone is not a method of contraception. Is is therefor important that you should continue to use contraceptive methods if you do not want to become pregnant. Norethisterone should also not be taken if you are already taking the combined contraceptive pill. You can however take it while taking the mini pill. Norethisterone is not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Norethisterone works by keeping levels of the female hormone, progesterone, in the body up. This in turn stops your womb lining from shedding, and so delaying your period. Norethisterone is basically a synthetic version of progesterone.
Most brands of the pill (combined pill), can delay your period if packs are taken back to back, and if you have already been taking the pill for a couple of months. Norethisterone should be used if you have just started taking the pill, as this method will not work. The mechanism of how the pill works in preventing a period is the same as norethistrone. It keeps levels of the female hormone up, thus preventing shedding from the womb. It is allowable to take up to three packets back to back, however some women can experience spotting or breakthrough bleeds. Combined Oral Contraceptives that prevent your period include popular brands such as – Microgynon – Rigevidon – Cilest – Yasmin