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A 23-year-old female asked:

Which component of birth control pills can cause decreased sexual desire less? i don't know if i choose between norethindrone 1mg or 2.5 nomegestrol.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Usually neither: Decreased libido is not a very common side effect of birth control. The best thing to do is just try a pill and see how you do.

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Last updated May 7, 2014

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