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A 26-year-old female asked:

I am stopping ortho micronor (norethindrone) and still am bleeding after. week. is this normal?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Not unusual: Not unusual on stopping a progesterone like Ortho Micronor (norethindrone). If the bleeding continues consult your physician. He or she may consider a short course of an estrogen or discus other options depending on the reason you decided to stop the Ortho Micronor (norethindrone).
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Last updated Sep 22, 2015

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