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Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S., Board Certified OB/GYN
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Experience:  Over 30 years of experience in OB/GYN practice, including teaching students. Fellow of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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My name is ***** ***** I started taking Provera 10MG on 2/7

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My name is ***** *****
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I started taking Provera 10MG on 2/7 - I need to delay my period until 2/23 - will this work? I am due to get it on 2/20
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

Since a period usually starts due to the drop in progesterone, taking Provera will often be able to prevent a period from starting. However, Provera 10mg may not be enough to do the job. I would recommend taking Provera 20mg daily to be more sure of delaying your period.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if I started taking 20mg starting today and continued to take it through the 22nd you think that would be enough?
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, I think that would work well.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you.
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

You're welcome.

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