How does Norethisterone work to delay my period?

What are Norethisterone tablets?

Norethisterone, also referred to by its brand name Utovlan, is a synthetic progesterone. Progesterone is a steroid and sex hormone produced by the female ovaries after ovulation, and plays a key role in menstruation (period) as well as pregnancy. It belongs to a group of hormones known as progestogens and is the major progestogen and sex hormone in women.

To understand how Norethisterone tablets work to delay your period, we must first understand how the hormone progesterone acts within the female body during ovulation and pregnancy.  Continue reading “How does Norethisterone work to delay my period?”