A member asked:

Spotting started yesterday, 4 th week on micronor, (norethindrone) is this my period or breakthrough bleeding? should i stop taking the pill so i can get my period?

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Dr. Peter Baumann answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Don't stop: Bleeding on micronor (norethindrone) is breakthrough bleeding. Stopping micronor (norethindrone) are likely to make the breakthrough bleeding worse. If the breakthrough bleeding becomes intolerable, an alternative birth control method may need to be considered.

Answered 3/22/2020

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