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A 38-year-old female asked:

Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).what happens if i stop midcycle? withdrawal bleed? will spotting improve?

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Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
you will have bleed: Yes, most likely you will have a withdrawal bleed. Stopping midcycle is not the best way to overall help the spotting. If it does not improve by 3 cycles, follow up with your prescriber.

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Last updated Oct 22, 2013

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