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What is the definition or description of: Micronor (norethindrone) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Micronor (norethindrone) allergy?

Allergy : There is not a specific allergic reaction to specific drugs. Typical allergic reactions range from hives, swelling of the throat or inability to breath. Some people experience negative side effects from drugs such as nausea, irritability, itching but this is not an allergic reaction and rather just a side effect ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Aygestin (norethindrone) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Aygestin (norethindrone) allergy?

Allergy: There is not a specific allergic reaction to specific drugs. Typical allergic reactions range from hives, swelling of the throat or inability to breath. Some people experience negative side effects from drugs such as nausea, irritability, itching but this is not an allergic reaction and rather just a side effect ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) allergy?

Brevicon allergy: Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) is an oral contraceptive. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/brevicon-drug.htm ...Read more

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Using OC with norethindrone acetate.Have asthma & allergies.Experiencing chest tightness, nasal congestion and sore throat since starting med.Related?

Using OC with norethindrone acetate.Have asthma & allergies.Experiencing chest tightness, nasal congestion and sore throat since starting med.Related?

Unlikely: You need to call your doctor right now since you appear to be having an exacerbation in your asthma probably triggered by a viral infection. I greatly doubt that it is related to your OC intake. ...Read more

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What is norethindrone?

What is norethindrone?

A type of progestero: Progesterone, it is used in many bc pills along with the estrogen or by itself to treat other problems. ...Read more

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What is aygestin (norethindrone)?

What is aygestin (norethindrone)?

Brand name: Aygestin (norethindrone) (r) is a brand name for a synthetic progestin, Norethindrone acetate. It is often prescribed for help with frequent heavy bleeding, when believed due to irregular ovulation. There are other appropriate uses as well. ...Read more

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What are effects of norethindrone?

What are effects of norethindrone?

More info: Help me give you a better answer: what would you be taking Norethindrone for? ...Read more

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What are the uses of norethindrone?

What are the uses of norethindrone?

It's about control: Norethindrone is a potent well tolerated progestin. It's most often used to control abnormal heavy bleeding but is also indicated for treatment of endometriosis. Like provera, (medroxyprogesterone) it can also be used to bring on a period. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about norethindrone?

Can you tell me about norethindrone?

Norethindrone: It's a synthetic progestin sold by prescription in the US, commonly given to either start - or sometimes delay - a woman's menstrual period. ...Read more

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What is aygestin (norethindrone) for?

What is aygestin (norethindrone) for?

Norethindrone !: Norethindrone acetate. This medication is a hormone called progestin. It is used to regulate the menstrual cycle and treat unusual absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) and endometriosis. Progestins help other hormones start and stop the menstrual cycle. Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than that which i mentioned. ...Read more

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What r normal symptoms taking norethindrone ?

What r normal symptoms taking norethindrone ?

Moodiness: The most common side effects with synthetic progesterones are moodiness and bloating. ...Read more

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Is there a website for aygestin/norethindrone?

Is there a website for aygestin/norethindrone?

Here it is: See:
http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000278/.

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Is it wrong to take norethindrone if you don't need it?

Hard to answer: I don't understand - it probably wouldn't be "wrong" but- why would one take it if you didn't need it? What's the reason? ...Read more

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Is micronor (norethindrone) effective full 24 hrs when taken on time? Or is 1 hr before taking pill not good time for sex?

Is micronor (norethindrone) effective full 24 hrs when taken on time? Or is 1 hr before taking pill not good time for sex?

OCP efficacy : As with all oral contraceptives (especially Progesterone only pills) it is important to take the pills at consistent time each day. If you have been taking them consistently since your last period it does not matter what time of day you take it or when you have sex, for that matter. More important is the consistent daily use. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i started taking micronor (norethindrone) and i've bled for three weeks and countingshould i try a new pill?

What do you advise if i started taking micronor (norethindrone) and i've bled for three weeks and countingshould i try a new pill?

Not yet: I would recommend that you try to stick with the Micronor (norethindrone) or a few more weeks or even a month if you can. Often it takes time for the body to adjust to Micronor (norethindrone). If you switch now, it could lead to even longer irregularity ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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What are micronor (norethindrone) side effects?

What are micronor (norethindrone) side effects?

Minor: Micronor (norethindrone) is a Progesterone only contraceptive. Se are rare but could be similar to the pms time of your cycle, such as bloating, breast tenderness, mood swings, headache, acne, or weight gain. It is not quite as effective as the pills containing estrogen but is often used when estrogen needs to be avoided, such as breast-feeding, migraines, or clotting history. ...Read more

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Do I ask my gynocologist for aygestin (norethindrone)?

Do I ask my gynocologist for aygestin (norethindrone)?

Yes: Yes, Aygestin (norethindrone) (brand-name), or nor Norethindrone (generic name) is a synthetic progesterone. This would most commonly be prescribed by a gynecologist, although sometimes a family practitoner or internist might also prescribe it. ...Read more

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Whats the side effects of using micronor (norethindrone)?

Whats the side effects of using micronor (norethindrone)?

Possible bleeding: Most birth controll pills contain both estrogen and Progesterone which is how the pills help establish a balance and thus, facilitate the regulation of menstruation. Micronor (norethindrone) only contains progsterone, and is used for patients who may have contraindications to estrogen or for breastfeeding patients (estrogen drys up milk production). Therefore, expect some spotting to irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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How do I ask my gynocologist for aygestin (norethindrone)?

How do I ask my gynocologist for aygestin (norethindrone)?

Just ask: Just ask - but have in mind an explanation for why you want it, and be prepared to listen to the answer if he/she disagrees. ...Read more

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Ortho micronor (norethindrone) effects?

Ortho micronor (norethindrone) effects?

Progestin related : Micronor (norethindrone) is a progestin only birth control pill and therefore common side effects include breast tenderness; changes in menstrual flow, including breakthrough bleeding or spotting; dizziness; headache; nausea. The unpredictable irregular bleeding is the most bothersome to most people. ...Read more

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Are you suppose to get a period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Are you suppose to get a period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Micronor, (norethindrone) Period: Micronor (norethindrone) is a mini pill and has progersterone only. It is usually prescribed while a woman is breastfeeding and therefore a woman may not have any periods while taking it. If a woman takes micronor (norethindrone) under other circumstances, they may have extra breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the differences between ethynodial, norethindrone, levonorgestrel, and desogestrel?

What are the differences between ethynodial, norethindrone, levonorgestrel, and desogestrel?

Progestins: While their main effect is on the progesterone receptors, they also bind to estrogen and androgen receptors to various degrees. These differences in affinity explain desired and undesired side effects of birth control pills that contain these compounds. ...Read more

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Are you suppose to get period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Are you suppose to get period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Kindof: Women using micronor (norethindrone) as their chosen method of contraception have reported episodes of bleeding more commonly than birth control pills containing an estrogen. ...Read more

Dr. Paula Bernstein
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Norethindrone (Definition)

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


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Aygestin (Definition)

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