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Necon vs Nortrel

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Nortrel
Other name: Ortho Novum (Ortho Novum)
Other name: Ortho Novum (Ortho Novum)
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Pregnancy Prevention
Spotting*
Cramping*
Acne*
PCOS*
No Period*
Menstrual Cramps*
PMS*
Heavy Periods*
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Norethisterone (or norethindrone) (or 19-nor-17 -ethynyltestosterone) is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills and is also available as a stand-alone drug. It is a progestogen and can be used to treat pre...
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Weight Gain
8
Nausea
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Depression
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Weight Loss
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Bloating
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Decreased Libido
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Vomiting
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Anxiety
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Burning
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Dizzy
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Weight Gain
10
Nausea
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Depression
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Bloating
5
Weight Loss
4
Anxiety
3
Chest Pain
2
Decreased Libido
2
Diarrhea
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Norethisterone (or norethindrone) (or 19-nor-17 -ethynyltestosterone) is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills and is also available as a stand-alone drug. It is a progestogen and can be used to treat pre...
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to switch back to Necon which I had no side effects...
" ...5 years, my pharmacy switched me to Nortrel 1 year ago, now ...to switch back to Necon which I had no side... "

When I went on Nortrel 6 months later (pharmacy...
" I have been on 2 generics for Ortho Novum 1/35 - Necon & Nortrel. When I switched to Necon, I had no issues or ill side-effects. When I went on Nortrel 6 months later (pharmacy switch ...first month I... "

sues since switching from Nortrel to Necon. I made the sw...
" ...to this question. I've had major sleep issues since switching from Nortrel to Necon. I made the switch 9 ...know the exact differences between Nortrel and Necon as I feel this has... "

from Necon to Nortrel, help...I picked up my BC today a...
" Switching from Necon to Nortrel, help... I picked up my BC today and for ...generic this time. I've been taking Necon for years and today they sent me home with Nortrel. Are these the same pill?... "

ay around - (i was on necon and now they gave me nortrel) a...
" ...actually have the same problem! Accept the other way around - (i was on necon and now they gave me nortrel) and i am supposed to start the new pack in 2 days. Please... "

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and dosage. But it's awful. Aside from that, no side effects...
" ...makes me break out. Very strange, considering I've been on Nortrel and Necon which is the same hormones and dosage. But it's awful. Aside from that, no side effects and I've experienced shorter, less... "

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I was on Necon for a few years until my pharmacy changed my...
" I was on Necon for a few years until my pharmacy changed my prescription to Nortel 1/35 (they told me it was the EXACT same as Necon). Since being on Nortrel, I have had HORRIBLE breakouts on my chin... "

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and dosage. But it's awful. Aside from that, no side effects...
" ...makes me break out. Very strange, considering I've been on Nortrel and Necon which is the same hormones and dosage. But it's awful. Aside from that, no side effects and I've experienced shorter, less... "

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Since my pharmacy switched me to Necon from Nortrel a month...
" Since my pharmacy switched me to Necon from Nortrel a month ago, I have developed a bad rash on my back, HORRIBLE acne on my chin/neck, migraines for days at a time, severe dizziness, and... "

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same as Necon). Since being on Nortrel, I have had HORRIBLE...
" I was on Necon for a few years until ...was the EXACT same as Necon). Since being on Nortrel, I have had HORRIBLE breakouts on my chin & jawline - I'm ...my stomach. Only positive is my period is light and... "

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