Micronor vs Ortho Micronor

Micronor
(Rx)
Ortho Micronor
(Rx)
Micronor is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Ortho Micronor is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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January 2, 1973
January 2, 1973
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,500 Discussions
489 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Condition
Number of posts
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mic
Spotting
10
Having No Periods
3
Cramping
3
Migraines
3
Weight Gain
3
Bleeding
2
Headaches
2
Irregular Periods
2
Depression
2
Mood Swings
1
Ort
Spotting
9
Headaches
4
Cramping
3
Migraines
3
Weight Gain
3
Bleeding
2
Nausea
1
Acne
1
Vomiting
1
Irregular Periods
1
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Micronor
Mic
Ortho Micronor
Ort
Spotting
Mic
Ort
10
9
Having No Periods
Mic
Ort
3
0
Cramping
Mic
Ort
3
3
Migraines
Mic
Ort
3
3
Weight Gain
Mic
Ort
3
3
Bleeding
Mic
Ort
2
2
Headaches
Mic
Ort
2
4
Irregular Periods
Mic
Ort
2
1
Depression
Mic
Ort
2
0
Mood Swings
Mic
Ort
1
0
Spotting
Ort
Mic
9
10
Headaches
Ort
Mic
4
2
Cramping
Ort
Mic
3
3
Migraines
Ort
Mic
3
3
Weight Gain
Ort
Mic
3
3
Bleeding
Ort
Mic
2
2
Nausea
Ort
Mic
1
0
Acne
Ort
Mic
1
0
Vomiting
Ort
Mic
1
0
Irregular Periods
Ort
Mic
1
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Micronor is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
X Category X
Ortho Micronor is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Micronor and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ortho Micronor and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.35 mg
Tablet: 0.35 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Norethindrone
Norethindrone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Micronor and Ortho Micronor: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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