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Has anyone taken Norethindrone for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and had cramping/bloating?

I was prescribed Norethindrone for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding right after my biopsy 3/18/11. On the 4th day 3/21/11, I started cramping like mentrual cramps. I done a search on side effects and immediately stopped taken it 3/25/11. Anyone had a similiar problem such as this ?

Aygestin - is 10mg of norethindrone a contraceptive?

I was prescribed Aygestin (norethindrone) for frequent bleeding. Two 5mg pills a day. i was supposed to take them for 21 days and then off for 7. And then repeat. Will this stop me from becoming pregnant?

Lupron Depot - terrified to take lupron for endometriosis?

I'm a 20year old woman who was diagnosed with stage four endometriosis . I was taking 200mg of progesterone , than when that didn't work I started taking 15mg of norethindrone and that still didn't work for pain or anything. So my doctor gave me two options, get pregnant or take... read more

Aygestin - I have been on norethindrone for 14 years. when I first started taking it a few monthsi?

... developed very bad joint and muscle pain. i have had it ever since. it is diagnosed as fibromyalgia. i never had this until i started taking the norethindrone. has anyone else experienced this too while on this med. was it just coincidence or is the med causing my bad joint and muscle pain. i... read more

Norethindrone - Has taken this pill helped with migraine?

Hello- I have suffered from migraines for over 20 years. A few weeks ago I stopped taking the combined estrogen pill as it made migraines worse. Neurologist and ob/gyn thought progesterone- only might be the way to go. However, after 3 weeks and like clockwork- I started my period- and had... read more

Switch birth control and haven’t had a period for 2 months now?? Help is this normal?

I recently switch my birth control from Sprintec 28 day tables to Norethindrone Acetate and ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP 21 days. Since I switch to the Norethindrone one I haven’t started my period yet and it had been two months now. Should I be worried?

Where can you get Natural progesterone?

I was put on Norethindrone Acetate and it is not agreeing with me. It does what it is suppose to do, it helped stop so much bleeding but there are side effects. Nausea, bloating. I am gaining weight.

Hair growth on norethindrone? Side effect?

I have been thaking norethindrone for about 2 monthes and i have notices hair growth above my lip and on my chin and fuzz growing on my body. if i discontinue this drug will it go away and stop growing?

Zoloft & norethindrone & grapefruit soap Interaction?

Hi! I'm currently taking two different medications (norethindrone and Zoloft) and have read online that eating or drinking grapefruit/grapefruit juice can be potentially harmful while on these drugs. Does this also apply to grapefruit soap? Or is it completely safe for me to use soap... read more

Missing periods on norethindrone?

When taking norethindrone does anyone else experience no periods for multiple months? It’s been 60 days since my last period. I’ve taken three pregnancy tests, all negative.

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