A 46-year-old member asked:

What do you advise if i started taking micronor (norethindrone) and i've bled for three weeks and countingshould i try a new pill?

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Dr. Robert Varady
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Not yet: I would recommend that you try to stick with the Micronor (norethindrone) or a few more weeks or even a month if you can. Often it takes time for the body to adjust to Micronor (norethindrone). If you switch now, it could lead to even longer irregularity
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