A 54-year-old member asked:
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are there any bad, major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes, there are some: Common and serious side effects can be found here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a604034.Html#side-effects here is detailed information on norethindrone: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a604034.Html (full disclosure: this is from medline of the nlm. I was on the board of directors of friends of the national library of medicine when it launched medline. Py).
Answered on Apr 14, 2013
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