Postponement of menstruation

Indication for Norethisterone

Population group: Suitable for women, only adults (18 - 65 years old)

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

15 mg in 3 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

15 - 15 mg

Dosage regimen

From 5 To 5 mg 3 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

5 mg three times daily, starting three days before the expected onset of menstruation. Menstruation usually follows within three days of finishing the treatment.

Active ingredient

Norethisterone has progestational actions similar to those of progesterone, but is a more potent inhibitor of ovulation and has weak oestrogenic and androgenic properties. It is used to treat a number of disorders of the menstrual cycle.

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