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Can I take Seasonique to stop my period by tomorrow evening?

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HI Can I take Seasonique to stop my period by tomorrow evening?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.
Is this when your period is due?
It is not likely you will be able to stop your period once it has started. If you want to try, you would take four pills a day for four days. This may work. Then 3 pills daily for 3 days, 2 pills daily for 2 days, and 1 pill daily following.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I just started spotting today. My periods are irregular, especially when I am really active/training. I am not currently taking bc. I just happen to have a package I never tried and heard this might work to hold it off a few days
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
started spotting a couple hours ago
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
Its not likely it will work but you can try as I noted above.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Any serious side effects that would make it not worth bothering?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I've never had any issues with birth control in the past
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.

none at all

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm only concerned that it be not here for a 24 hr period. Is it still required to continue taking the pills?
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.

No it is not. But as I mentioned above. Its very unlikely to work. It would be more likely to help if you had two or three days advance.