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What Is Norgestamate
Molecule used in con: Norgestimate is a molecule used in contraceptives.It is a form of progestin, a female hormone and is imprtant for regulation of ovulation it is often used with Estradiol to treat symptoms of menopause norgestimate and ethinylestradiol in cobbination is used as contraceptive to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more
I stopped taking trinessa(norgestimate and ethinyl estadriol tablets) and looking for another option?
At your age: If u do not want kids anymore i would offer you an in office tubal, easy takes 5 minutes, miss 1/2 day of work, no incisions, minimal pain after, and if u have no deductable on most major insurances just an office co-pay $20-$50 if your doc does not know how to do it in the office then usually $750 copay for hospital, if u want bcpills i rec loloestrin-10mcg estro- lowest and safest dose, my#1pill. ...Read more
Outside of norgestimate progestin,
which other progestins are as low
androgenic? Or is norgestimate the
lowest? I require a very low androgenic pill.
Oral Contraceptive: Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) is a generic oral contraceptive that contains a progestin ( norgestimate) that increases every 7 days and one steady dose of estrogen that is somewhat in the higher dose range of 35 ug. . Due to its changing progestin dose, it is considered a triphasic pill. Oftentimes gyn's encourage pts. To consider lower dose pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not exactly: One of the 2 ingredients has a different dose for each of the first 3 weeks in tri-privifem, but the dose is the same in all 3 weeks for privifem. ...Read more
Day1-5 ok right away: You are protected against pregnancy right away if you take it during the first 5 days after your period starts. So if your period starts on monday, you can start the pill up to friday for instant protection. If you start on day #6 or later, then it takes about a week before you're fully protected & so you should use a back up method (condom, female condom, diaphragm, or sponge) during the 1st week. ...Read more