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What is the tablet "norethindrone acetate" for?

What is the tablet "norethindrone acetate" for?

It is a progesterone: Among many uses Norethindrone acetate could be used to bring down a period, treat abnormal growth of the uterine lining, control heavy bleeding, supplement postmenopausal estrogen therapy, or even provide birth control. ...Read more

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Micronor is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


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I want to know the dosage of norethindrone acetate tablets USP 5mg to delay my periods.?

I want to know the dosage of norethindrone acetate tablets USP 5mg to delay my periods.?

See your gyn: U need an exam and blood work and an ultrasound, you may not be building up enough tissue to get a period assuming u are not preg, your gyn can determine that and treat your appropriately. ...Read more

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Can you have norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol with ibuprofen?

Can you have norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol with ibuprofen?

Hormonal Medication: Oral contraceptives are used to prevent pregnancies but are also used for pain related to endometriosis, abnormal menstrual periods and other conditions. Adding Ibuprofen to the regimen can decreased pain during menstruation if that's the case, however you must be aware of side effects of all nsaids (ibuprofen) like stomach ulcers when used on a regular basis. See your obgyn to ask speficically. ...Read more

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Is the pill Norethindrone Acetate usable as an effective birth control? If so what exactly does it do to prevent pregnancy?

Is the pill Norethindrone Acetate usable as an effective birth control? If so what exactly does it do to prevent pregnancy?

Progestin: This is a progesterone mimicker. Its mechanism of action is to inhibit secretion of gonadotropins from pituitary gland and prevent lollicular matuaration. And ovulation. Other effects are to stimulate growth of mammary tissue. Many women will have some irregular bleeding with progestin like products. ...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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Does steronate (norethisterone acetate) have any effect on blood glucose level?

Does steronate (norethisterone acetate) have any effect on blood glucose level?

Let me help: Norethisterone can increase blood sugar levels, and should be taken cautiously by women with diabetes.

Read more: norethisterone side effects | ehow. Com http://www. Ehow. Com/facts_5273138_norethisterone-side-effects. Html#ixzz2on0ocxys. ...Read more

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Had sex on 17 my ov date was 22 took two bc pills norethisterone acetate+ethinyloestradiol after 42hrs. How much chances of getting pregnan?

Had sex on 17 my ov date was 22 took two bc pills norethisterone acetate+ethinyloestradiol after 42hrs. How much chances of getting pregnan?

Hard to say: Emergency birth control is most effective if taken within 24 hours of unprotected intercourse. Based on the timeline, however, pregnancy chances are reduced since sperm are viable in the fallopian tubes for about 72 hours on average. ...Read more

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Had sex on 17 my ov date 22 took 2 bc pills norethisterone acetate+ethinyloestradiol after 42hrs. Got bleeding on 24 to 26 pregnancy chances?

Had sex on 17 my ov date 22 took 2 bc pills norethisterone acetate+ethinyloestradiol after 42hrs. Got bleeding on 24 to 26 pregnancy chances?

Variable: The chance of pregnancy in any given cycle is approximately 17%. Given your use of the pill and the timing involved, the chance of pregnancy should be much less than this. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Please describe the medication: estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Birth control pill: Estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) in a combination oral contraceptive pill that contains Norethindrone as the Progesterone component and ethinyl Estradiol as the estrogen. It gets its name because the estrogen dose steps up from 20 micrograms the first week to 30 micrograms the second to 35 micrograms the third week. The last 7 pills contain iron to help offset menstrual blood loss. ...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 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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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 all the ortho micronor (norethindrone) pills alike?

Are all the ortho micronor (norethindrone) pills alike?

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

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When do I need to start ortho micronor (norethindrone)?

When do I need to start ortho micronor (norethindrone)?

After neg. Preg. Tes: Once you are assured that you aren't pregnant, you can start the progestin only pill. Don't forget take it the same time everyday. ...Read more

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Can micronor (norethindrone) cause headaches and migraines?

Can micronor (norethindrone) cause headaches and migraines?

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

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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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Will taking aygestin (norethindrone) stop me from having a period?

Will taking aygestin (norethindrone) stop me from 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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How long does bleeding last after taking norethindrone for endometrail thickening?

How long does bleeding last after taking norethindrone for endometrail thickening?

I assume u mean: A withdrawl period, should last anywhere from 3-7 days but your gyn who gave you the meds should ahve expalined all of that to u and if you have any? S about that u should be asking your gyn, that is your gyn's job to treat you and answer any? S u may have like I do every day, multiple times per day with my pts. ...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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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

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Had endometrial thickening 3 yr ago did dnc to thin it out. Now having same symptom possible to have thickening again? Taking norethindrone.

Had endometrial thickening 3 yr ago did dnc to thin it out. Now having same symptom possible to have thickening again? Taking norethindrone.

Yes: It is possible to have endometrial thickening again 3 yr. After a D&C but is less likely since you are on the northindrone which is a progestin and should be preventing growth of the endometrium. See your doctor to look into your symptoms. Without knowing what they are, I can't tell you what else might be causing them. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are the side effects of norethindrone similar whether in a combined pill or mini pill? I did well on a combined pill but am switching to mini.

Are the side effects of norethindrone similar whether in a combined pill or mini pill? I did well on a combined pill but am switching to mini.

Most do fine: Most patients define on a progesterone only pills. The side effects if present at all would be different than a combined pill because it does not contain estrogen. ...Read more

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