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How does Micronor work?

This medication is what is commonly referred to as a mini pill, which means that it only contains progestogen. This means that it can be used by a wider range of women in comparison to combined contraceptives, specifically women who may be sensitive to oestrogen or who are unable to use a combined contraceptive due to certain risk criteria.

As a mini-pill, it is a very effective contraceptive treatment for preventing pregnancy. The active ingredient in this treatment is norethisterone, which is a synthetic form of progestogen. Norethisterone increases the thickness of the natural mucus at the neck of the womb (cervix). This makes it more difficult for sperm to cross from the vagina into the womb. By preventing sperm from entering the womb, Micronor significantly decreases the chance of successful fertilisation of an egg occurring.

Micronor also changes the quality of the womb lining. It is on the womb lining that any fertilised eggs would attach and develop. By altering it in this way, this medication prevents any eggs that have been fertilised from successfully implanting on the wall of the womb.

What are the benefits of Micronor?

As this treatment is oestrogen free, women who may not suitable for a combined contraceptive are able to use it. Micronor has a very high rate of success, offering women almost 100% protection against pregnancy. This makes it one of the most effective hormonal contraceptive methods available.

Micronor can be used to treat women who are suffering from heavy and painful bleeds. This medication is known to make periods lighter and, as a result, it can be prescribed for women who are experiencing this.

Who is Micronor suitable for?

Most healthy women over the age of 18 can use Micronor as a contraceptive method. As it does not contain oestrogen, some women who would not be suitable for some of the other contraceptive pills are also able to use it. It can be used by women who may be sensitive to oestrogen, breastfeeding, over the age of 35 or who are heavy smokers.

It may not be suitable for you to use Micronor if you have certain health conditions. These include severe diabetes, heart problems, liver disease, unexplained vaginal bleeding or high blood pressure. If you suffer from any of these conditions, you should consult with your doctor before deciding to use Micronor.

When you buy Micronor online at 121doc, you will need to fill out an online medical questionnaire. After reviewing your medical information, our doctor will decide whether it is safe for you to use hormonal contraception. You must ensure that you include all the necessary information regarding your medical history and medications that you are currently taking.

How do you use Micronor?

You should start taking Micronor on the first day of your period. You can start using this treatment up until day five of your period without the need to use a barrier contraceptive method. If you take your first Micronor pill after the fifth day of your period, you should use a barrier contraceptive method for the following two days. Once this period has passed, you will once again be protected against pregnancy.

It is very important that you take this medication as per the instructions. If you do not take a pill at the correct time, or completely miss taking one altogether, it can have an impact on the effectiveness of this treatment. You should try to take each Micronor pill within three hours of your normal daily dosage time. If the time exceeds three hours, you will no longer have full protection. In this situation, you should use barrier contraception for the next two days.

You will be provided with a patient leaflet when you buy Micronor online at 121doc. This leaflet will have detailed instructions on how and when to take this treatment. It will also have guidance from the manufacturers on what to do if you miss a dosage. It is a requirement that you read this patient leaflet before you start your course of Micronor pills.

Are there any side effects?

As it is a progestogen only contraceptive pill, most women use Micronor without experiencing side effects. On the rare occasion where they do occur, women can experience headaches, breast tenderness, weight fluctuations and acne. If one or more of the side effects persists, contact your doctor who may be able to recommend a more suitable pill for you. You can also contact our dedicated customer service team who will be more than happy to assist you.

How to buy Micronor online?

You can buy Micronor online by selecting your quantity requirements and answering a short set of medical questions. Once completed, your order will be sent to our doctors for review. Approved orders will be sent to our pharmacy for same day dispatch. We have a range of fast and discreet delivery options to choose from, which ensure that you will receive your medication on the next day of placing your order.

Treatment Information
Product Name: Micronor
Active Ingredient(s): Norethisterone
Manufacturer: Janssen-Cilag
Administration: Oral
Presentation: Tablets
Available Dosage: 0.35 mg
Exemption: Subject to medical prescription
Application: Offering protection against pregnancy for women over 18
Posology: Take 1 tablet per day for 28 days
Description: Micronor is a progestoge- only mini pill that is extremely effective at preventing pregnancy
Drug class: Progestogen-only (POP)
Alcohol consumption: No influence
When breastfeeding: Not recommended, ask your doctor for alternatives
When pregnant: Not recommended, ask your doctor for alternatives
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