A 17-year-old female asked:
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i read about a pill called norethindrone thats used to help regulate periods and ovulation. could you just tell me a bit about it and if it would hel?

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Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: I don't recommend people use the internet to induce periods or ovulation. There are life-threatening risks to doing so yourself. Norethindrone is a progestin (synthetic progesterone).
Answered on Jan 10, 2014

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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