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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Which of this two pills can produce more weight gain: norethindrone 1mg and etinilestradiol 0, 035mg or nomegestrol 2, 5 mg and estradiol 1, 5 mg.?

Which of this two pills can produce more weight gain: norethindrone 1mg and etinilestradiol 0, 035mg or nomegestrol 2, 5 mg and estradiol 1, 5 mg.?

Neither: Birth control pills do not cause weight gain. That is myth. In fact studies show that more women lose weight on birth control pills. Weight gain is related to diet and exercise not birth control pills. Depoprovera can lead to weight gain by stimulating the appetite causing one to eat more. ...Read more

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I need birth control, but I don't want weight gain. Which of these components is better? Norethindrone, levonorgestrel, nomegestrol, dienogest.

IUD: Get an iud. Of the pills you listed they're all about the same. An iud has little or no hormones, no effect on weight gain, and about 20x more effective than condoms. ...Read more

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Does ortho micronor (norethindrone) make you gain weight or get upset stomach?

Does ortho micronor (norethindrone) make you gain weight or get upset stomach?

Possibly: It is possible to gain weight and get an upset stomach on Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) but most people tolerate this medication very well. ...Read more

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I have the Skyla IUD and before that was on Micronor (norethindrone). In2013 I was 88 lbs in 2014 I was 83 lbs. Could weight loss be because of the hormone progestin?

I have the Skyla IUD and before that was on Micronor (norethindrone). In2013 I was 88 lbs in 2014 I was 83 lbs. Could weight loss be because of the hormone progestin?

No: There is no established relationship between progestins and weight changes, especially weight loss. There is anecdotal evidence that progestin "may" cause weight gain, so weight loss is virtually impossible. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How much weight can you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

How much weight can you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Please read this: Weight gain is certainly a concern to many women. However, they need to ask about other, more serious side effects of any medication. Here is a noncommercial source of information about Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) with some warnings about potentially life-threatening complications from blood clot formation: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601050.Html. ...Read more

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How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

It varies: Average weight gain on most birth control pills is around one pound per year. If you want to avoid weight gain consider a drospirinone containing o.C. ...Read more

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Is it common to have hair loss, weight gain, or dark spots on skin while taking estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?

Is it common to have hair loss, weight gain, or dark spots on skin while taking estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?

Can happen: These can happen with all birth control pills, you may switch to a non-hormone method, or at least, a low hormone method (iuds, implants, mini-pills, etc.). ...Read more

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What is the right dossage of taking Primolut n? And it is safe to take?

What is the right dossage of taking Primolut n? And it is safe to take?

Norethisterone: Primolut n is a brand of generic norethisterone which is a progestin used as a hormonal contraceptive. All medications ; dietary supplements have some risks. Whether potential risks exceed desired benefit is a question to be addressed w/your prescribing physician. Given that it's approved for sale in many countries, i'd say it's relatively safe. Http://www. Drugs. Com/international/primolut-n.html. ...Read more

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Does Primolut N increase sugar level?

Does Primolut N increase sugar level?

Yes, will increase: A synthetic Progesterone, has less side effects than natural one, used for excessive bleeding, regulate cycle, menopausal symptoms, will elevate blood sugar, usually not indicated in diabetics, if used need to adjust diabetic medications. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while I am on Primolut N?

Can I drink alcohol while I am on Primolut N?

A little bit.: A small amount of alcohol should be okay, if you have normal liver function and are not taking any other medications or using any other recr. Substances. Too much alcohol or liver disease or mixing meds may cause all sorts of problems, not just with Primolut-N (norethisterone). See a great page for detailed info on this medicine. Https://www. Medicines. Org. Uk/emc/medicine/1838 ...Read more

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Can Primolut N and ipill be taken simultaneously?

Can Primolut N and ipill be taken simultaneously?

If primolut is the: Oral contraceptive that your regularly use, then yes- you can add an i-pill to this (if emergency contraception is needed). ...Read more

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Can I take Primolut N with allegra (fexofenadine) 120mg?

Can I take Primolut N with allegra (fexofenadine) 120mg?

Yes: Antihistamines do not interfere with hormone metabolism. For a list of medications that do: www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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Hi, is it normal to have slight periods like pain while using primolut-n 5mg twice a day or should I increase the dose?

Hi, is it normal to have slight periods like pain while using primolut-n 5mg twice a day or should I increase the dose?

Prob not related: Cramps are not a typical side effect. You should not change, adjust or alter the medication without discussing it with the doctor who gave it to you. I would look for other causes of cramping as it is not likely related to Progesterone pills. ...Read more

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Dr. Paula Bernstein
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Norethindrone (Definition)

Norethindrone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more