A 44-year-old member asked:

Is micronor (norethindrone) good for people entering their pre-menopausal stage?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Miconor is also known as the "mini pill" for birth control as it does not contain any estrogen. For a smoking woman 35 years or older, miconor would be a good birth control pill choice. There is no improvement of menopausal symptoms with micronor (norethindrone). It's usefulness usually leads to use as a birth control pill for nursing mothers as well as to regulate periods.
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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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Ortho micronor (norethindrone) effects?
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