Authorises the supply of norethisterone for women who wish to delay menstruation. Norethisterone is a commonly required by female travelers and is vital to offer as part of a travel clinic service or along with the the Meningtis ACWY patient group direction.

Period Delay Information

About the PGD(s)

Treatments available: Norethisterone

Price: £39.00

All our PGD service packages come with free access to our 9-5 Monday to Friday clinical support and medical information line.


Why this PGD

Sometimes women may want to delay their period whether for a special day such as a honeymoon or special event such as Hajj pilgrimage. For women not taking hormonal contraception Norethisterone (a synthetic version of progesterone) is the an effective medication for delaying the onset of mensturation. This patient group direction enables you to offer consultations for this purpose.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Adverse events should also be reported to the relevant pharmaceutical company.