Norethisterone 5mg or Provera 10mg tablets to postpone the onset of periods by up to 17 days, for special occasions. Available to buy online from Pharma Aesthetics.
Please first read the period delay medical information. You can then change your answer and continue.
We are unable to supply Provera or norethisterone. Please consult your regular doctor.
Provera and norethisterone not recommended in pregnancy or when breastfeeding.
Hormonal contraception includes:
Contraceptive vaginal ring
Contraceptive injection (depot)
Hormone releasing coil (IUS)
Previous blood clot in the veins or lungs
Relatives who have had blood clots
Immobility for long periods of time, e.eg after an operation or during a long haul flight (6+ hours)
After serious injury or have major surgery
History of repeated miscarriage
We cannot supply you with Provera or norethisterone. Women over 35 who smoke are at slightly higher risk of thrombosis (blood clot).
We are unable to supply Provera or norethisterone. Undiagnosed irregular vaginal bleeding requires investigation. Please consult your regular doctor.
These medications can interact with norethisterone and Provera:
Medicines to treat epilepsy (e.g. phenytoin, carbamazepine)
Antiviral medicines to treat HIV (e.g. ritonavir, nelfinavir, nevirapine, efavirenz)
Blood thinning medication (e.g. warfarin)
Herbal preparations containing St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Antibiotics for tuberculosis (e.g. rifampicin, rifabutin)
Other antibiotic medicines (e.g. doxycycline, lymecycline, other tetracyclines, co-trimoxazole)
Ciclosporin (for suppressing the immune system)
Non-steroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for treating pain and inflammation
Medicines for high blood pressure
We cannot supply you with norethisterone or Provera as there is an interaction with your other medication. Please consult your GP about period delay.
Angina (heart pain)
Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
High blood pressure
Jaundice in pregnancy
Severe itching or a severe blistering rash in pregnancy (rare)
Porphyria (rare metabolic disorder)
Genital or breast cancer or liver tumours
If Provera or norethisterone is not started at least 3 days before a period, it may not work to delay the period
Period bleeding usually starts 2-3 days after Provera or norethisterone is stopped, but it can sometimes begin sooner or later after stopping the tablets.
Provera or norethisterone tablets need to be started at least 3 days before your period is due. You can change your answer and continue.
If ordering norethisterone answer 'Yes' and continue.
If a medicine is used for an 'off label' (unlicensed) purpose the manufacturer is not liable in case of adverse events. Doctors take the responsibility for the prescribing. The dose regime for Provera for period delay is not mentioned in the manufacturer's patient leaflet insert - please follow the dosage instructions on the label affixed to the packet.
We are unable to prescribe for you without your consent. You can change your answer if you wish to continue.
Is there anything you do not understand or do you need further help?
You can also click 'No' answer to continue. If you have mental health concerns your GP may be able to help.
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The medication is for my own use to delay my period and I will not share with anyone else
I will read the information leaflet supplied with the tablets
I am over 18 and I agree to identity verification checks
I have completed this questionnaire myself and fully understand all the information
My responses are honest and accurate, and I understand that this is necessary for a safe medical assessment
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