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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I have been taking this pill for 4 months. My period start every 5-6 weeks instead of monthly. This is very annoying. My breast are always tender. And my kood swings are very noticeable by everyone.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I've been on it about a year, and love it. It took a few months for my body to settle into it. The combined oral birth control pill gave me problems of high blood pressure, etc. No pregnancy, only one month where my period was about a week and a half late and after that I had two periods a month for two months. Now I've settled back into it. I have actually lost weight and before I started dieting my breast size had increased by about a cup size. It was great! I still like it and then I'm happy to continue it.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I have been taking this birth control for about 7 months now. Overall it is a very. It took me about a month to get used to it and I had 4 or 5 months after that, that were excellent. Some people would get spotting when they were even a half hour late taking this, I had no problem whatsoever when I'd take it late. In the last couple of months, however, I have been having a period every 2 weeks. Sometimes the second one would be more spotting than bleeding, but still very annoying. Also, I have gone up 2 cups sizes since taking this medication. No real noticeable weight gain otherwise, just much larger breasts!
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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: So far so good. I've been taking this pill for almost 2 months (I know it's kind of a short time to claim results) but it's been treating me well. I made sure I put an alarm on my phone to ensure that I take it on time everyday. So far I have experienced headaches from time to time. About two times, I took the pill about 2 hrs late and had light bleeding from then up until a week which is a pain. I know more time will tell for real results but just wanted to give a review of beginning side effects for me.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I've been on Micronor for about three months now and I really have no complaints/haven't noticed any negative side effects. The only changes I've noticed, though I'm not sure if they have to do with this medication or are just from stress, but my breast size has decreased and I have almost no appetite. No complaints though! It has prevented pregnancy so far, which is why I'm taking it! Also, no periods or spotting to speak of.
15 users found this comment helpful.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: This medication was amazing at the beginning, but now it has caused severe moodiness and abnormal uterine bleeding. (I've had 2 full periods in 3 weeks) and somedays I start spotting and get cramps even though I take my pills on time.
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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: This birth control did prevent me from getting pregnant which is the main concern. However, I have never bled so much in my life. I am someone that has always had perfect periods without birth control. I went from that to bleeding three weeks out of the month and it never would stop. It wasn't necessarily heavy bleeding, but it is very aggravating to bleed constantly. This medicine also made me have acne and I normally have very clear skin. It made me have mood swings that my husband noticed. He even asked me when his nice wife was coming back. I decided after giving this three months to go to a permanent birth control method.
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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I've only ever taken Loestrin Fe. My doctor urged me to switch due to my risk of stroke on Loestrin because of my migraines. I NEVER had any side effects. With Ortho Micronor, I'm all over the place!
The first two weeks of use my taste was off. Nothing tasted the way it was supposed to, and some things were a very muted version of their signature flavor. I have had mild abdominal cramps but none during menstruation. But prior I experience severe breast tenderness. Not enjoyable at all! My period lasts a straight seven days at the beginning of a new pill pack. The very worst side effect: at about the third week my head, face, and neck became extremely oily.
If things don't even out I'll be looking for a new pill.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone): I started this a month ago and have had very little side effects. If I take it an hour late there's some spotting and I've lost 10 pounds (not that I'm complaining)! Plus I've gone from a D to DD. It's a pretty effective pill! The only down side is the occasional headache.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I have gained about 5 lbs. I am breastfeeding and haven't had a period for 9 months. I also have experienced a heavier appetite and fast body hair growth.
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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: After multiple surgeries, office procedures and test done on me the results are low progesterone. My doctor put me on this pill. For the last two months and now into my third pack of pills I no longer have heavy long periods. I do recall missing a dose and/or taking my pill late caused me to have a period and/or spotting and/or long heavy periods.
Now, I make sure I take them every day at the same time clockwise %u2026 so far it works and I have not had a period or spotting in about 35 days. I am not pregnant; occasionally, I get a light headache or feel a little dizzy and realize that I need to eat something; after I eat, the light headache and little dizziness goes away. I've lost weight vs. gain weight from the pill.
28 users found this comment helpful.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: Started taking this 10days ago, and feel terrible! Headaches, acne (and I have amazing skin normally), urine smells funny and emotionally very unsettled. Will be going back to see the doctor asap, and exploring other options! Do your research before taking this pill .
12 users found this comment helpful.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I am a healthy, active, college student, and I have experienced no negative side effects from this pill. I was scared to start it because so many other users gave it bad reviews, but I've been on it for 3 months and I've had no bad side effects at all. I'm also not pregnant so the pill seems to be working correctly. Micronor hasn't changed my moods or made me gain weight. The only noticeable change has been my breast size. Within the first month of taking Micronor, my bra size increased from a C to a D. I use condoms with Micronor to be extra safe, since it is not quite as effective at preventing pregnancy as other birth control pills.
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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I was switched to this from Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and it was a horrible experience. My skin is so oily now and I have breakouts constantly. I have gained about 10 pounds on this pill and I had bad abdominal pain. The timing was an issue also, with other pills it's not that big a deal if you are half hour late but with this pill even as little as 30 minutes caused heavy spotting. I am switching back to Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo this week.
10 users found this comment helpful.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: After I started taking it, my boobs got so tender, I couldn't even walk fast. Instead of not having period I had mine more than usual. After very bad 3 months, everything good. But they are VERY SENSITIVE in timing. If I'm half an hour late taking them, I get period! But not just time but also STRESS whenever I'm stressed or get very upset, I also get my period.
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Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I thought that this medicine was doing good for the first week, till I got really sick. I had horrible headaches and abdominal pain, I looked up the side effects one day on a hunch and all my symptoms were serious side effects. I immediately stopped taking the medicine.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I've been on this for 2 months and I have experienced cramping, acne breakout, low sex drive and breast tenderness. Been switch to Alesse. We'll see what happens.
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) for Birth Control: I experienced a heavy period and breast tenderness at first after I switched from Ortho Novum 7/7/7. After the first pack, the tenderness was gone, my period went back to normal, and my sex drive increased. I like it alot.
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