I started Portia about 3 weeks ago and on the last 2 active pills that i had i got my period... is this normal, and wondering how long my period will last?? I heard it usually last 3-5 days but before i was on the pill i would have it for 7-10 days which im not sure if that is normal or not and the last 3 days where really bad with cramps etc. So this is why i went on portia I also wanted to skip my period just for this month and start on the new pack which i already did becasue i start on a sunday... Any answers would be great
18 Sep 2011
It's hard to predict what will happen with your periods as everyone is different.
Your period may be shorter, longer, heavier or lighter than what they were before you started taking Portia. It's normal for your body to take 2 to 3 cycles to adjust to the hormones and to settle in to a predictable pattern. During this settling in time breakthrough bleeding is common. All the best.
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