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Utovlan - welzo
Utovlan - welzo


Utovlan - welzo
Utovlan - welzo
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Utovlan is a prescription medication used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding and delay oncoming periods.


Utovlan is a prescription medication used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding and delay oncoming periods.

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What is Utovlan?

This medication is able to treat or manage many menstruation symptoms including heavy, painful or irregular periods, premenstrual tension (PMT), endometriosis and breast cancer. However, it is mostly used as a period delay medication. 

How does it work?

Utovlan belongs to a group of medicines called progestogens which are similar to the natural female progesterone hormone. It works to delay periods by keeping the progesterone levels high which prevents a period from starting as it normally would. 

Is Utovlan suitable for me?

You will need a prescription to use this medication. This medication is most often used to delay a period as it can delay one for up to 17 days. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so ask your doctor if Utovlan could be right for you.

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Bleeding and spotting between periods, 
  • Lack of periods
  • Unexpected or unusual vaginal bleeding and changes in discharge
  • Breast pain and tenderness
  • Milky discharge from the breast when not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty sleeping and concentrating
  • Confusion
  • Nervousness
  • Feeling intense happiness
  • Feeling sleepy
  • Vision problems
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Altered fat and blood sugar levels in the blood
  • Heart problems
  • Acne
  • Increase in facial or body hair
  • Hair loss
  • Itching, rash or hives
  • Weight gain
  • Fluid retention
  • Swelling of hands and ankles
  • Bloating
  • Raised temperature
  • Change in appetite or sex drive
  • Increased calcium (seen in blood tests)

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Utovlan.

Taking Utovlan to delay a period:

  • You will usually take 1 tablet three times (15mg) a day. You need to start taking the tablets 3 days before your period is due to start. Your period will usually start within 3 days of finishing the tablets. 

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Additional Information

Utovlan Tablets

Utovlan works by thickening the lining of the uterus, which helps to reduce or eliminate heavy bleeding. It is important to follow the instructions of your healthcare provider when using this medication.

Utovlan Side Effects

Utovlan is generally well-tolerated, but some side effects may occur. These include headache, breast tenderness, and vaginal discharge. If you experience any severe side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately. Utovlan is a prescription medication and should only be used under the guidance of a healthcare provider.

If you are looking for more information on Utovlan or other treatments for heavy menstrual bleeding, please speak with your healthcare provider.

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Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Utovlan on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Utovlan on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Utovlan from the NHS.

Can you get Utovlan over the counter?

No, you can’t get Utovlan over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Utovlan is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Utovlan online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Utovlan safe?

If you have been prescribed Utovlan then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Utovlan then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Utovlan?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Utovlan from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Utovlan, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Utovlan from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Utovlan, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Utovlan from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Utovlan, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Utovlan take to work?

The time it takes for a Utovlan to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Utovlan may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Utovlan?

The effectiveness of Utovlan can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Utovlan?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Utovlan.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Utovlan in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Utovlan in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Utovlan is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Utovlan users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Utovlan at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Utovlan head over to drugs.com for further details.

Can I buy Utovlan from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Utovlan cost?

The costs of Utovlan are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Utovlan.

How do I take Utovlan?

Utovlan is taken orally, typically in the form of a tablet. It is usually taken once daily for 5-10 days, starting on the first day of your period. Follow the instructions on your prescription label carefully.

How quickly does Utovlan work?

Utovlan starts to work within 24 hours of taking the first tablet. However, it may take several days for the full effect to be felt.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

Does Utovlan stop your period?

No, Utovlan does not stop your period. However, it can be used to delay your period by up to 17 days.

What is the difference between Utovlan and norethisterone?

Utovlan is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone, while norethisterone is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. Both drugs are used to treat menstrual disorders. Utovlan is also used to treat endometriosis, while norethisterone is also used to treat menopausal symptoms.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Laurel Pagliuca

I am grateful for the convenience of being able to order my prescriptions online and have them delivered directly to my doorstep through Welzo.com.