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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it wrong to take norethindrone if you don't need it?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 31 years experience
Hard to answer: I don't understand - it probably wouldn't be "wrong" but- why would one take it if you didn't need it? What's the reason?
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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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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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A 33-year-old female asked:
I can't take estrogen due to suspected migraines. Which progestin is safest for me, norethindrone, levonorgestrel, or etonogestrel?
Dr. David Sneid
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Not enough: information. This is something you need to discuss with your doctor, including whether there is an indication to begin progesterone.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Can i take norethindrone while on nuva ring tto stop breakthrough bleeding?
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: It may help. Make sure you discuss any prescription medication with your doctor.
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Last updated Jun 11, 2014
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