What is Microgyn?

Levonorgestrel (or l-norgestrel or D-norgestrel) (NOGESTAT, AfterPill, Plan B, Next Choice, Postinor, "the morning after pill," and others) is a second generation progestin (synthetic progestogen) used as an active ingredient in some hormonal contraceptives, including combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills, emergency contraceptive pills, intrauterine systems, contraceptive implants, and hormone replacement therapy.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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Hello Doctor. took my last contraceptive on the thursday 24th July. had sex on the friday and the condom broke. I took 4 microgyn on on the...

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No chance of pregnancy

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There is no chance of pregnancy as you have taken adequate protection.

Your cycles are...

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Hi, i think i may have ibs or I m prone to constipation , because when ever i have a bowel movement i feel like i haven t completely emptied my...

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The pill does not usually cause the symptoms you are experiencing. It is likely that you have chronic constipation and incomplete emptying. You...

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