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Dr Ted Manos, Board Certified OB/GYN
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I took plan two months in a row and have not had a cycle

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I took plan B two months in a row and have not had a cycle since Dec. 21st. My peroids are regular. Can I take Provera to get my cycle started?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Manos MD, board certified Obgyn. You took plan B the first time and got your period December 21st. Then plan B was taken beginning early January. No period since. The problem is that plan B is a synthetic progesterone (progestin) and is equivalent to the progestin in four bcp's. It has thrown your cycle off. Provera may not bring on a period. Best to wait until the end of February giving your period a chance on its own.

Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.

I didn't get a response back about plan B and how it frequently throws off a woman's cycle. What are you thinking at this point.