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A 26-year-old female asked:

I'm travelling to the uk today, 5 hours behind, do i need to wake up in the middle of the night to take my micronor, (norethindrone) or should i take it before bed?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Once per day: Just take the pill once per day as directed. You may take it at whatever time you like.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2014

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