Norethisterone 5mg Tablets

Code: 6989727
  • £9.50
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Norethisterone 5mg tablets can be used to delay your period, these tablets contains a hormone which is similar to the hormone progestogen that is naturally produced by the body.

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Are you travelling or due to be on holiday during your period? Thanks to Norethisterone tablets you can now delay or stop your period, allowing for your trip or holiday to continue uninterrupted!

Norethisterone tablets work by acting on receptors in the body to mimic or exaggerate the effects of the natural hormone, progesterone. These Norethisterone tablets can be taken to stop the shedding of the womb lining, which helps to stop/delay your period.

You can also use Norethisterone tablets to treat or manage:

  • Heavy periods
  • Painful periods
  • Irregular or more frequent periods
  • Premenstural tension
  • Endometriosis

Dosage information:

You should always take this medicine as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Tablets should be taken with water. The normal dosage for these tablets is:

Stopping a period - 1 tablet three times a day starting three days before the expected beginning of the period. Your period should occur 2-3 days after you have stopped taking the medicine.


These tablets are not to be used by children or the elderly. If you forget to take your tablets DO NOT double dose to make up for the forgotten dose, if you forget to take a dose, simply take it as soon as your remember and take the next dose at the correct time.

Possible side effects may include:

  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Feeling faint
  • Swelling of the face or tongue
  • Swelling of the hands and feet
  • Intense itchy skin rash

If you notice any of the above symptoms, discontinue use and speak to yoru doctor or pharmacist.


Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date. Store below 25°C in the original package to protect from light and moisture. Do not throw any medicine away via water or household waste. Always ask your pharmacist how to throw away any medicine you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

Always read the product leaflet before use.

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Travelpharm delivery Info


We offer free delivery* on all mainland UK orders and we aim to dispatch orders within 24-72 hours (please allow for weekends, bank holidays and busy periods). These turnaround times are a guide and our advice is to order your anti-malaria treatments at least two weeks before going on holiday.  If you need it any sooner please do not be put off from ordering, it might be worth a quick phone call to us to check whether we can meet your expectations.

Orders are sent out via UK Standard Delivery (usually Royal Mail Tracked 2nd Class), but upgraded services to shorten transit time are also available, where we use Express Delivery at £3.99 (usually Royal Mail Tracked 1st Class) or Express Premium Delivery at £6.99 (DPD or Royal Mail Special Delivery).

Next Day postage options are only available Monday to Thursday are unable to guarantee a Saturday delivery. Please note the Premium Express delivery option does not mean your order will be processed any faster.

We may need to contact you regarding Online Consultations, so please provide a valid email address and telephone number. It is your responsibility to ensure that you provide the correct and complete medical information.

We will not be held responsible for any losses to you the customer if your order does not arrive in time.

*Orders have to qualify for free delivery, currently, all orders over £29 qualify, all orders under £29 are subject to postage and packaging fees as detailed above.



Unfortunately, due to UK rules and regulations produced by the MHRA for distance selling pharmacies like Travelpharm, we are unable to ship products outside the UK.


We understand that you may want, at times, to return an item you've purchased from us. To make this process quick and convenient for you, please read the policy below.


We regret that we cannot, by law, accept returns of any medication. If you return a medicine to us all we can do is dispose of it correctly for you as it cannot be resold.  This is to ensure the integrity of the UK medicine supply chain.

Of course, if we have made a mistake or if the product is faulty or damaged, we will accept returns as long as you contact us within 10 days of receiving the order and we have received the product back within 30 days.  Please give us a call or contact Travelpharm via the contact us page if you wish to return an item due to an error made by ourselves as we will need to thoroughly investigate why the error occurred.  This is our obligation as a registered UK pharmacy.    

Once we have received the returned item we will refund the amount paid or resend the product.


If for whatever reason you are not satisfied with any other item you have purchased from us, you may return it if you notify us within 10 days of receiving the order and we receive the product back within 30 days. Once we have received the returned item we will refund the amount paid or resend the product.


All returned products must be in their original packaging, unopened and in a re-saleable condition. We only accept returns for products that have been purchased through us.

Any return which does not meet the conditions set above will not be refunded or replaced.

For further information on returns or to request a refund/return, please contact us.

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