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Micronor vs. Ortho Cyclen for Birth Control Pills

Micronor

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Other Names: Errin   Nor QD   Ortho Micronor   Camila   Jolivette

Ortho Cyclen

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 4,602 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 3,704 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Oral contraceptives come in a variety of formulations. The main division is between combined oral contraceptive pills, containing both estrogen and synthetic progestogens (strictly progestins, the term used in the United States, but the former term is us... Read more on Wikipedia
Ethynylestradiol , also ethynyl estradiol (EE), is a derivative (chemistry) of estradiol. Ethynyl estradiol is an orally bio-active estrogen used in almost all modern oral contraceptive formulations of combined oral contraceptive pills. It is one o... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Katie
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What patients are saying about Micronor vs. Ortho Cyclen

15 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
sort (I used to take Ortho-cyclen, so I'd probably start...
...trouble is, I've been taking Micronor for b/c since ...some sort (I used to take Ortho-cyclen, so I'd probably ...the situation reverse itself if I went back to Micronor (or some other non-es...
up. I went from Micronor to Ortho Cyclen, so I SHOULD...
...babysitter's kids have been sick, and I ...AF, but I was on Micronor, so that messes everything up. I went from Micronor to Ortho Cyclen, so I SHOULD have ...started on the Ortho Cyclen, so,...
generic too). I did the Micronor mini pill post pregnancy...
...junebug41: Yeah, OrthoTriCyclen was awful for me ...library again! I started on Nordette and when ...Ovcon 35 and finally Ortho Cyclen (sprintec generic too). I did the Micronor mini pill...
and Ortho Cyclen have the same progesterone. Mircette...
...the pills but Yasmin I think. Ortho TriCyclen and Ortho Cyclen have the same progesterone. Mircette has a different progesterone ...as Desogen). Can't remember what Micronor had, but maybe you c...
only pill such as Micronor. The hormones in Mercilon and...
...pill such as Micronor. The hormones in Mercilon and Ortho-Cyclen are: Mercilon / ...only 5 days Ortho Cyclen: 0.25mg norgestimate, 35mcg ...the progestin in Ortho-Cyclen. I'm glad Ortho-Cyc...
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