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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not working: For what? Why are you taking it? ...Read more
Yes, you: May use these together.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Yes: Our mini pills are borer hindrance based ...Read more
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?
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
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
Yes: Taking Plan B implies you are trying to prevent a pregnancy, so starting the progestin neta or Norethindrone makes sense. However, get a pregnancy test in 2 weeks to make sure there was not a failure or a pregnancy. High doses of neta can alter female genital formation if you were pregnant (in the 1960's with 10, 000 mcg doses this was the risk, modern pills use only 1000 mcg typically). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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