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Micronor pill reviews

3.0

6 reviews

Micronor has been discontinued in the UK. It is a slightly older, traditional version of the mini pill which needs to be taken within a 3 hour window every day. Unlike standard newer desogestrel mini pills, it doesn't stop you releasing an egg. However, it may be worth a try if you're someone who is organised, and are experiencing bleeding problems on the newer mini pills.

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Frequency

91% - 99+%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Micronor pill

Micronor pill benefits

Some of the benefits that are recognised in scientific research or guidelines for this contraceptive

Period pain

Micronor pill ingredients

Main hormones in Micronor pill

Androgenic progestogen

Micronor pill alternatives

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3.0

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Progestogen-only / Mini pill  
Used for 3 - 6 mo
30 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Feb 23

Micronor pill  

I am currently on Norethindrone and i do not recommend it. I have been eating healthy and trying to stay active. I have gained a total of 7lb in the last 3 months. It does not matter what diet i am on. I keep gaining weight. I also got mild headaches in the beginning. My breast are super tender and they feel larger. My appetite has increased a lot from being on this pill. I am planning on no longer taking this mini pill.

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Somewhat negative mood

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Progestogen-only / Mini pill  
Used for 6 - 12 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st Mar 21

Micronor pill  

This medication improved my skin and stopped my periods and I didn’t get pregnant so it definitely went above and beyond it’s job. However, I’ve gained 15 pounds thus far and it seems like thats continuing to go up. I will likely stop taking it soon for that reason alone. Otherwise, it’s been the perfect experience of birth control.


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Progestogen-only / Mini pill  
Used for 5 - 8 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  26th Sep 19

Micronor pill  

This has worked well for me for years, no side effects (I already had migraines) and it reduced and lightened my periods.


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Progestogen-only / Mini pill  
Used for 12 - 18 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  25th Jun 19

Micronor pill  

This pill was more a slow and gradual change in my mood and symptoms compared to others like cerazette. However, over the course of a year I gained weight, was generally more unhappy. I ended up having a very painful period once a fortnight for the first 3 months. This did calm down and it wasn’t an awful pill, but I still would rather stay off hormones.


Somewhat negative mood

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Progestogen-only / Mini pill  
Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  20th Jun 19

Micronor pill  

was worried about side effects after a bad time with cerazette. nothing like it, much preferred being on this. Shame it's been discontinued and now on noriday. same drug, different brand


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Progestogen-only / Mini pill  
Used for 8+ yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  19th Jun 19

Micronor pill  

Using to start to prevent pregnancy then it was to stop my periods as I had periods lasting 2 weeks so it stopped those and now single 3 years don’t need to prevent pregnancy but just in case but I am now 47 so lower risk. XxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxcxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxXxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxcxxxfxxxxxxxx


Decreased sex drive

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