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Nor-QD (Norethindrone) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions



  • Menstrual irregularity is the most frequently reported side effect.

  • Frequent and irregular bleeding are common, while long duration of bleeding episodes and amenorrhea are less likely.

  • Headache, breast tenderness, nausea, and dizziness are increased among progestin-only oral contraceptive users in some studies.

  • Androgenic side effects such as acne, hirsutism, and weight gain occur rarely.

Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2012-06-15

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