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Necon vs nortrel

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology 45 years experience
Dose may differ: With bc, original name is protected by a patent for a period of time.When that patent runs out, another drug company can make that same medicine with... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes : if the doses are the same in each pill
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Urogynecology 29 years experience
Yes: Both contain norethindrone (a progestin) and ethinyl estradiol (estrogen). They are generic brands and a pharmacy will substitute based on what type ... Read More
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Same ingredients: Neocon and Nortrel contain the same ingredients. Equivalent birth control pills.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, if: Yes it is if the Necon was also a 35 microgram formulation pill.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Necon and Nortrel have identical ingredients, and alternative use should not interfere with expected menstrual event.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Bleeding: You could have intermenstrual bleeding for the first few months.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Necon: necon = norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol)
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Normal adjustment: When on oral contraception, it's not unusual to have brownish discharge or even spotting as the uterus adjusts to the hormones in the pill. This is ca... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Stress: There are issues of absorption or endocrine problems that can do it. Do u sleep well at night? Rate your stress on a scale of 1-10, 10 the worst. D... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology 45 years experience
See specifics below: There are a number of options for emergency birth control including dedicated meds that are available over the counter, dedicated prescription medicin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Necon 1/50: "Emergency contraception" involves taking essentially a birth control pill (or two, depending on the strength) after unprotected sex. With Norcon 1/... Read More
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