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Bleed to death. how much does a 60 day supply of norethindrone or aygestin 5mg cost?what is purpose of

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Dr. Gerard Honore answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

Withdrawal bleed: Progestins (aygestin, norethindrone) help with frequent heavy bleeding when due to irregular ovulation. The women bleed unpredictaby because they don't get the regular sloughing effect of a period. Progestins, once stopped, force a 'normal' menstrual bleed, which clears out the uterus so no further inappropriate bleeding occurs. For costs, you need to call your pharmacy.

Answered 5/11/2012

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