Ortho Micronor

prevents pregnancy. Take this medication at the same time every day, within a 3 hour time frame, to avoid needing to use a backup form of birth control.

Ortho Micronor Overview

Reviewed: August 6, 2015

Ortho Micronor is a prescription birth control medication used to prevent pregnancy. Ortho Micronor contains norethindrone and belongs to a class of drugs called progestin-only hormonal contraceptives. Ortho Micronor prevents pregnancy by stopping ovulation and by altering cervical mucus and the lining of the uterus.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily at the same time everyday, with or without food.

Common side effects of Ortho Micronor include nausea, breast tenderness, and vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods.


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