What is Necon?

Norethisterone (or norethindrone) (or 19-nor-17α-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 premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, abnormal heavy bleeding, irregular periods, menopausal syndrome (in combination with oestrogen), or to postpone a period. It is also commonly used to help prevent uterine hemorrhage in complicated non-surgical or pre-surgical gynecologic cases and in treating non responsive cyclical mastalgia. Norethindrone was the first orally highly active progestin to be synthesized. It was synthesized for the first time by chemists Luis Miramontes, Carl Djerassi, and George Rosenkranz at Syntex in Mexico City in 1951. It was the progestin used in one of the first three oral contraceptives. Its related ester, norethisterone acetate, is used for the same indications.

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what is a once a month lapse in the use of necon 1/35?

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with one month gap it becomes ineffective

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Hello dear,I understand your concern.
In my opinion necon 1/35 is a...

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I m sorry that I m about to write a novel, but I need to fully explain my situation...I had a miscarriage in December of 2011. The doctor did not...

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Micronor contains Norethisterone and it does not stop periods. Your doctor may have switched over from the combination pill to a...

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