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Does aygestin increase the rate of cancers

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Bleeding: is the result of the hormonal therapy: should end 7-10 days after stopping the Norethedrone.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haluk Tezcan
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Not correct: First, progesterones, which Norethindrone is one, is associated with increase risk in breast cancer (i would not state causing it). Risk is more so i... Read More
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Don't worry: There's very little data that norethindrone causes breast cancer when used to slow down heavy periods. I would have some concern if you had a history ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
What is the indication and if you take it for irregular menses or menorrhagia, have you had a thorough work-up for ruling out other causes? Progestero... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
A little: Synthetic progesterones like noethindrone ("progestins") can increase your risk of blood clots though this risk is very small.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Norethindrone is a progestin, and while clotting is increased in frequency over no hormone external usage, it is less likely than combination bcp's in... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Obesity greater risk: For your doctor wanted to take this medications to decrease the lining in the uterus . You probably have PCOS which is causing a regular for you. And ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 49 years experience
Very minimal: If you are very consistent taking the bcp the pg rate is only 1 to 2% at the very most. Of course if you are taking other meds or antibiotics the pill... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Just ask: Just ask - but have in mind an explanation for why you want it, and be prepared to listen to the answer if he/she disagrees.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes, you: May use these together.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Not yet: I would recommend that you try to stick with the Micronor (norethindrone) or a few more weeks or even a month if you can. Often it takes time for the... Read More