A 32-year-old female asked:
My periods are prolonged and im obese. my doctor wants me to take norethindrone 5mg to stop the bleeding for 3 weeks a month and one week off for a few months while i lose weight. does norethindrone increase blood clot risk ?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Obesity greater risk: For your doctor wanted to take this medications to decrease the lining in the uterus . You probably have PCOS which is causing a regular for you. And at times heavy bleeding you also need to decrease your weight as your weight is actually causing you an increased risk from blood clots
11 viewsAnswered Jan 13, 2021
Last updated Jan 23, 2021
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