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Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S., Board Certified OB/GYN
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My period is 10 days late. I took a pregnancy test and it

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My period is 10 days late. I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative. What should I do to induce my period. Please help. Thank you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

Most likely you could induce your period by taking progesterone pills for about 7 days or so.

You would need a prescription for the progesterone.

Most of the time it's just as well to just wait and see when your period comes on its own. It's not unusual that women miss periods occasionally during their late 30's and 40's.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is there anything I can take with progesterone without a prescription
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

I don't think so. Sorry.