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Micronor Allergy In Children
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
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
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
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
Using OC with norethindrone acetate.Have asthma & allergies.Experiencing chest tightness, nasal congestion and sore throat since starting med.Related?
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
What do you advise if i started taking micronor (norethindrone) and i've bled for three weeks and countingshould i try a new pill?
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
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
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
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
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
Should be fine: If you're asking whether the medication would expire in 12 months time, then no it would still be effective to take. If you're asking whether the medication continues to be effective after 12 months, the the answer is yes. Micronor is quite effective for birth control overall and generally well tolerated. ...Read more
Possibly: it is a possible interaction.Please consult your GYN. ...Read more
Yes: Miconor is also known as the "mini pill" for birth control as it does not contain any estrogen. For a smoking woman 35 years or older, miconor would be a good birth control pill choice. There is no improvement of menopausal symptoms with micronor (norethindrone). It's usefulness usually leads to use as a birth control pill for nursing mothers as well as to regulate periods. ...Read more
Micronor (norethindrone) Contracepti: Micronor (norethindrone) is the mini pill and has Progesterone only as compared to other birth control pills that have estrogen and progesterone. Micronor (norethindrone) has a higher failure rate for contraception than other pills and hormonally may not provide you with relief of any menopausal symptoms. It does provide contraception and is a viable option, but if y9ou have menopausal symptoms, consider something else. ...Read more
I was on ortho micronor from 1/23/17 til 2/19/17 and was wondering how long it will take for me to get pregnant?
Short half life: Progesterone only birth control pills have a very short half life meaning they are out of your system shortly after you stop taking them. Within about one week one returns to their normal baseline fertility. We can not predict how fast an individual will get pregnant as that depends on your baseline fertility ...Read more
I have stopped taking Micronor 13 days ago. I've been experiencing pregnancy symptoms, but have had 3 negative test. are these symptoms from the pill?
Sounds like no: If your pregnancy symptoms were caused by pregnancy then that implies that your pregnancy hormones would be high enough for detection by a pregnancy test. Since your tests are negative that is not likely. If you do not want to be pregnant consider restarting your birth control. ...Read more
On mini pill (micronor) for 10 mos now. 3 mos ago got period 4 x in 2 mos.( every other wk) last mo. Was really light. Now light brown period for 3day?
Yes: Micronor (norethindrone progestin -only medication) common sides effects include headaches, dizziness, nausea, breast tenderness. If headaches persist see your doctor for re-evaluation and possible use of a different medication.Some studies report increased headaches in users of progestin-only oral contraceptives. Always remember to practice safe sex, . Use condoms. Take care. ...Read more
Supposedly: However, while the generics are supposedly alike are definately tolerated differently by the same patient so there are some differences. I sometimes have to specify a specific generic that is tolerated so the brand of generic is not changed each month or so. ...Read more
I've been on micronor (norethindrone) for 3 mos, i haven't taken it for two days. Can i get pregnant?
Yes!!!: Yes, you can get pregnant if you stop taking your birth control pills. You can also get pregnant if you don't take them as directed, which is usually once daily, approximately 24 hours apart. Check out http://www.Webmd.Com/sex/birth-control/forgot-to-take-your-birth-control-pills for what to do should you forget to take a pill or more. Btw, birth control pills don't prevent stds. Only condoms do. ...Read more
I changed from micronor on Sunday (three weeks into the pack) and took microgynon on Monday am I still protected against pregnancy?
Yes: Since you went directly from one to the other there is no lapse in coverage. ...Read more
I'm on the Micronor (norethindrone) pill, have been irregular for the past week. I had unprotected sex. I had 2 pills before sex to make up, am I safe? What do I do
Take Plan B: Micronor (norethindrone) is most effective if you are also breast-feeding. If you are missing pills (and not taking them at around the same time every day) your chances of pregnancy are increased and its recommended that you use a back-up method such as condoms to prevent pregnancy. Taking 2 pills in one day will work if you only missed one pill the day before but if you have missed more than that it may not. ...Read more
Same: These are different brand names for Norethindrone 35 mcg, which is a Progesterone only pill for contraception. The rate of failure when used perfectly (no missed pills) is about 1 in 200 in the first year compared to a rate of about 1/1000 with birth control pills that contain estrogen and progesterone. More effective Progesterone only contraceptive choices are the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or implanon. ...Read more
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
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
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
I'm taking "micronor" bc pills b/c i'm still breastfeeding. There've been multiple months that i've had 2 periods in one month. Should i be concerned?
Had sex when ovul, used pull out method. 6 days later, took neg test started micronor (norethindrone) that day 1 wk before per, now late. Could i be preg?
I'm travelling to the uk today, 5 hours behind, do I need to wake up in the middle of the night to take my micronor, (norethindrone) or should I take it before bed?
Once per day: Just take the pill once per day as directed. You may take it at whatever time you like. ...Read more