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A 27-year-old female asked:

Taking aygestin (norethindrone) 1/2 of 5mg tab for 12 months. is it okay to be on aygestin (norethindrone) this long? thought only used for 10 days then stop?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Different reasons: The same medication may be given for different reasons. The doctor who prescribed your regimen will be more than happy to explain to you again, why he/she put you on this particular regimen.

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