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What is norgestamate?

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

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I stopped taking trinessa(norgestimate and ethinyl estadriol tablets) and looking for another option?

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

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Outside of norgestimate progestin, which other progestins are as low androgenic? Or is norgestimate the lowest? I require a very low androgenic pill.

Outside of  norgestimate progestin, 
which other progestins are as low
androgenic? Or is norgestimate the
lowest? I require a very low androgenic pill.

Drospironone: Drosprinone, like in Yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is very low. One dose is equivalent to 25 mg spironalctone, a diuretic that decreases hair growth. There is probably a chart on Google but I think levonergestril also has low androgenic properties. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between norethindrone and norgestimate?

Yes and no: They are different forms of synthetic Progesterone know as progestins found in birth control pills. For all practical purposes, they are the same. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Please describe the medication: trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

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 more

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Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol. What serious side effects could they have?

Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol. What serious side effects could they have?

Serious side effects: I prefer bio identical treatments using natural Progesterone and natural bio identical Estradiol for treatments. ...Read more

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Is previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) the same thing as tri-privifem?

Is previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) the same thing as tri-privifem?

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

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How long does it for trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) to be effective?

How long does it for trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) to be effective?

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