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Whats the benefits of taking micronor (norethindrone) instead of regular birth control pills?

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Dr. Kevin Howell
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Micronor (norethindrone) advantages

Micronor (norethindrone) is the "mini" pill because it has a low dose of Progesterone and no estrogen.
The advantage of it is that it does not interfere with breastfeeding and has fewer side-effects. The disadvantage is that it has a higher failure rate for preventing pregnancy than the traditional pills.

In brief: Micronor (norethindrone) advantages

Micronor (norethindrone) is the "mini" pill because it has a low dose of Progesterone and no estrogen.
The advantage of it is that it does not interfere with breastfeeding and has fewer side-effects. The disadvantage is that it has a higher failure rate for preventing pregnancy than the traditional pills.
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