Period Delay

From £19.99

5-10 mins appointment

Delay your period for up to 17 days Take charge of your schedule with our Period Delay Service. Postpone your period not your plans, embrace a new era of empowerment.

Your period delay journey


Complete the online consultation

Tell us about your health history, select collection or delivery, make payment.


Clinical review

One of our clinicians will review your consultation within 24 hours and prescribe tablets, if appropriate. If we have any follow-up questions we’ll message or call you.


Medication Dispensing

Once your medication has been approved it will be sent to the pharmacy team to be dispensed.


Collection or delivery

As soon as your medication has been dispensed and checked it will be sent to your chosen pharmacy for in-store or 24/7 collection or dispatched for discreet next day delivery.

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Take control of your cycle: Fast, Discreet period delay medication

Empower your choices with Period Delay Medication at Wilsons Pharmacy. Your convenience, our priority.

Note: Medication is subject to medical suitability. Consultation fees apply.

Swift Solutions, Rapid Relief

Swift solutions with medication available in as little as 12 hours, ensuring you’re in control when you need it most.

Effortless Online Consultation

No lengthy forms, just a quick, confidential online consultation. Answer a few questions, and our team will take it from there.

Flexible Collection or Delivery

Pick up your medication from our 24/7 collection points or opt for seamless delivery to your doorstep.

Transparent Pricing

Pay for what matters. Clear and transparent pricing, ensuring you know exactly what you’re paying for, with no hidden costs.

Privacy and Confidentiality

A discreet service that prioritises your privacy, handling personal information with the utmost confidentiality and care.

Got a question about our pharmacy service?

How do period delay (Norethisterone) tablets work?

Periods are triggered every month by a drop in the levels of the hormone progesterone.

Period delay medication, Norethisterone, is a synthetic version of progesterone and works by keeping your hormone level high, delaying your period for up to 17 days.

How long does the consultation take?

It usually takes 5-10 minutes to complete the consultation.

How much do the tablets cost?

30 tablets (10 days) £19.99
60 tablets (17 days) £28.99
No charge if we can’t help

Are there any side effects from period delay tablets?

Norethisterone for period delay can cause side effects such as:

  • Breast tenderness
  • Nausea
  • Headaches
  • Changes in mood

You should not use this treatment method if you have a history of blood clots

Is period delay safe?

Norethisterone can be suitable for occasional use, but should not be taken regularly.

We will review your suitability after from your online consultation answers, so it’s important thatyou complete it honestly.

Will period delay tablets stop me from getting pregnant?

No. Norethisterone does not act as a contraception when taken for period delay

It is important to consider if you need alternative contraception, such as condoms.

Norethisterone should not be used if you are already taking the combined pill. In this case, you could take two packs of combined contraceptive pills back to back to skip a period, this will var ydepending on the type of combined pill you use.

Who shouldn’t take period delay tablets?

Norethisterone isn’t suitable for everyone and our clinical team wont be able to prescribe them for you if you have been diagnosed with any of the following conditions or are taking any of the following medications:


  • Irregular vaginal bleeding of unknown cause
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Epilepsy, migraine, asthma, kidney or heart problems
  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • High blood pressure
  • Angina
  • Any liver disease or disturbance of liver function
  • Jaundice or herpes during pregnancy
  • Severe itching
  • Porphyria (a rare metabolic disorder)
  • Dubin-johnson syndrome (chronic jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)) or rotor syndrome (jaundice in childhood)
  • An inherited disorder of the red blood pigment haemoglobin (porphyria)
  • Cancer of the breast or genital tract
  • Any serious medical condition which may require immediate hospitalisation


  • Medicines to treat epilepsy (e.g. phenytoin, carbamazepine)
  • Antibiotic medicines to treat an infection (e.g. tetracyclines, rifampicin, co-trimoxazole)
  • Antiviral medicines to treat HIV (e.g. ritonavir, nelfinavir)
  • Anticancer medicines
  • Herbal preparations containing St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
  • Aminoglutethimide, sometimes used in Cushing’s syndrome
  • Ciclosporin (for suppressing the immune system)
  • Non-steroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for treating pain and inflammation
  • Medicines for high blood pressure
  • Rifamycin
  • Warfarin
  • Sex hormones
  • A statin for high cholesterol
  • Griseofulvin

Can I take norethisterone if I’m taking hormonal contraceptives?

No, if you are already taking hormonal contraceptives you should not take norethisterone.

You are already taking the combined pill, you could take two packs back to back to skip a period, but it is important you understand how to do this appropriately.

If you are unsure, you should discuss this with a pharmacist, GP or contraception service as the method varies for different pill types.

Have questions?
Our team is here to help and guide you.

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