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Does taking Norethisterone stop the bleeding, severe cramps caused after taking Microgynon?

hi, I am on microgynon and currently running 2 packs straight. since I started the second pack I have been bleeding with severe cramps. will taking norethisterone stop this bleeding?? I have been on antibiotics this week. I am on microgynon because of problems with my periods (long and heavy).....
Wed, 10 Apr 2019
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Norethisterone can stop the bleeding that you are having. But when you will stop the pill the bleeding can start again. It is best to take combined pills to have regular periods.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Rakhi Tayal, OBGYN
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