Noristerat is an injection similar to the
injections, however it contains a slightly different progestogen and only lasts for 8 weeks. It is not commonly used in the UK.
What is in the Noristerat injection?
Alternative to Noristerat injection
This contraceptive sits in Group 2 and has the same hormonal ingredient as:
Sayana Press injection
Heavy menstrual bleeding
PMS and PMDD
Every 2 months
96% - 99+%
Blood clot risk
Effect on fertility
Does Noristerat stop periods?
How long does Noristerat take to work?
Does the Noristerat injection cause weight gain?
How soon can I take my next dose of Noristerat?
How long does it take to get pregnant after stopping the Noristerat injection?
How Noristerat injection works:
How to use Noristerat injection:
How safe is Noristerat injection:
This information is reviewed by our medical team.
FSRH Clinical Guideline: Progestogen-only Injectable (December 2014, Amended October 2020)
Sexwise website. Contraceptive injections.