Micronor is a slightly older, traditional version of the mini pill which needs to be taken within a 3 hour window every day. Unlike standard newer desogestrel mini pills, it doesn't stop you releasing an egg. However, it may be worth a try if you're someone who is organised, and are experiencing bleeding problems on the newer mini pills.

What is in the Micronor pill?

Androgenic progestogen

Alternative to Micronor pill

This contraceptive sits in Group 2 and has the same hormonal ingredient as:




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Does Micronor stop periods?

Can Micronor cause weight gain or loss?

Does Micronor make acne better or worse?

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Detailed information

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