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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 the definition or description of: Norlutate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Norlutate allergy?

Side effects: There is no such thing called allergy, but there can be side effects ...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 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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What's the side effects of using micronor (norethindrone)?

What's 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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Does norethindrone cause hair shedding?

Does norethindrone cause hair shedding?

Not directly: Norethindrone is a synthetic progesterone. Many hormonal medications can cause hair follicles that are adjacent to each other to become synchronized in their growth and resting phases. This can cause the appearance of rapid growth and apparent hair "shedding" in local areas. The hormone does not cause cause hair loss per se. ...Read more

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Can aygestin (norethindrone) cause night sweats?

Can aygestin (norethindrone) cause night sweats?

Reported RARELY: According to MEDSFACTS. Com (http://medsfacts. Com/study-AYGESTIN-causing-NIGHT%20SWEATS. Php) 8 instances of night sweating out of a total of 518 other different side effects were reported. That's 1.5% but I would caution to also take into consideration whether or not your night sweats could be due to the condition for which you are taking this drug? You should run this by your doctor for an opinion ...Read more

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Can I take norethindrone as a morning after pill?

Can I take norethindrone as a morning after pill?

EC: A search of the databases for alternative morning after pills yields no information on Norethindrone as a morning after pill. Since Plan B is available to you over the counter in the us, I would suggest using plan b. The sooner you take it after unprotected intercourse the higher the effectiveness. ...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

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Will taking aygestin (norethindrone) prevent having a period?

Will taking aygestin (norethindrone) prevent having a period?

Maybe: Some women don't bleed on it while some do and others have constant bleeding -- it varies. The dose matters, too. ...Read more

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

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

No: It is a type of birth control pill, and you should not be getting your period while on this pill. It actually is a Progesterone only pill and inhibits the lining from forming so there really should not be a lot of lining to shed anyway. All bodies tolerate each medication differently however. ...Read more

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Starting new pack of micronor (norethindrone) a day late; can I get pregnant?

Starting new pack of micronor (norethindrone) a day late; can I get pregnant?

Yes, but risk is low: Missing even 1 day with an oral contraceptive pill increases the chances of getting pregnant, but only by a small amount. It is generally recommended that if that happens, you take two pills per day for two days to get caught up - although this won't eliminate the increased risk of pregnancy completely. ...Read more

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Starting new pack of micronor (norethindrone) a day late can I get pregnant now?

Starting new pack of micronor (norethindrone) a day late can I get pregnant now?

Possibly: The progestin only pills, as opposed to the pills that also contain estrogen, work by thickening the cervical mucous- and must be taken every day - same time - or the mucous will thin and sperm can easily be transported. Depending on where you are in your cycle - ex. Ovulation / there is a risk for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Has anyone had success on femara (letrozole) and norethindrone for endometriosis?

Has anyone had success on femara (letrozole) and norethindrone for endometriosis?

Hormonal treatment: Femara (letrozole) inhibits the formation of estrogen within the endometriosis tissue. Aromatase inhibitors, formerly used to treat some breast cancer, have been successful in the treatment of endometriosis. Norethindrone, a Progesterone is also successful in some cases. ...Read more

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

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

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). ...Read more

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I have been taking aygestin (norethindrone) for 4 months is it possible that I can get pregnant?

I have been taking aygestin (norethindrone) for 4 months is it possible that I can get pregnant?

Yes: Aygestin (norethindrone) makes pregnancy very unlikely but it is not an approved contraceptive, so it should be relied upon for that purpose. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Micronor (Definition)

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Nor Qd (Definition)

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