Search for your medication, condition, or Ask-a-Pharmacist if you need advice about your health.
Complete a consultation
Answer a quick consultation about your health, our prescribers will ensure that the medication is safe for you.
Delivered to your door
Your medication is dispensed from our UK Pharmacy and delivered to you by Royal Mail in recyclable packaging.
What Our Patients Say
Our patient care team is excellent!
Great service. Easy to use website and fast delivery I would definitely recommend Karole
So easy to use this site and my medication arrived as promised on time, really impressed. Jane
Superb. Quick delivery, easy buying process. Completely satisfied. Paul
Easy process, arrived quickly, saved me the job of trying to get an appointment with the doctors. Claire
A simple, quick, efficient and easy to use service. My prescription arrived as promised. Michael
Very good service, and prompt no delay, I will use e-Surgery again. David
Good website, professional online service, quick delivery. Can certainly recommend it. Jeroen
Great service and a wonderful idea. I am so grateful to e-Surgery. John
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg?
Utovlan Norethisterone 5mgis a medication used to delay periods by up to 17 days. Utovlan is the brand name of the active ingredient Norethisterone.
How Does Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg Work?
Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg is a hormonal treatment. Norethisterone is like the natural female hormone Progesterone, which plays an important role in the menstrual cycle. A drop in Progesterone levels causes the lining of the womb to break down, causing a period. Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg keeps Progesterone levels stable, delaying the period.
Why Should I Take Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg For Period Delay?
Having a period can be inconvenient, particularly on holiday. Taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg allows you to safely postpone a period so you can focus on what’s important to you.
How Do I Take Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg?
You should take Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg three days before your period is due to begin. Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg takes the form of a tablet which is to be taken 3 times daily (15mg).
e-Surgeryoffers Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg for up to 17 days. Your period will typically start 3 days after you stop taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg.
Is There Any Reason I Should Not Take Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg?
There are precautions you may need to take before using Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg for period delay.
Some women report significant mood changes when taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg. In some cases, this has included depressive moods. Depression can be a serious health issue, so if you experience depressive moods when taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg, contact your doctor for medical advice.
You should not take Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg if:
You are allergic to any of the ingredients.
You are pregnant or believe you might be pregnant.
If you have experienced unexplained vaginal bleeding.
You have had, or your family has had, a problem with blood clots.
You should talk to your pharmacist or prescriber before taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg. Use our free Ask a Pharmacistservice and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have about period delay pills.
Does Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg Increase The Chance Of Blood Clots?
The chances of experiencing a blood clot is slightly higher when taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg. This chance increases if:
You are significantly overweight.
You suffer from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus).
You have had, or have a family history of, blood clots.
You have a serious or major surgery.
You would be unable to move for a significant amount of time (e.g. after an operation).
Find out more about blood clots, including how to spot one and preventative measures you can take.
Does Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg Interact With Any Other Medication?
You should talk to your pharmacist or prescriber before taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg if you are currently taking any of the following medication:
Epilepsy medication, such as Phenytoin.
Antiviral medication used to treat HIV.
Antibiotics used to treat an infection, such as Tetracyclines.
St John’s Wort.
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
These medications may alter the effect of Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg.
What Are The Side Effects Of Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg?
As with all medication, there can be side effects when taking Utovlan Norethisterone 5mg. Side effects that have been known to occur include: