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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Progestin-Only Hormone Therapy

Updated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.

If you are unable to take estrogen or if you do not respond to combination (estrogen and progestin) pills, your clinician may prescribe either norethindrone (Camilla®), norethindrone acetate (Aygestin®) or […]

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Endometriosis: Progesterone-Only Treatment

Updated 21 August 2020 under Health Guides.

If you are unable to take estrogen or if you do not respond to combination (estrogen and progestin) pills, your gynecologist may prescribe progestin-only treatments such as Norethindrone (Nor-QD®, Camila®) […]

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Endometriosis: Hormonal Treatment Overview

Updated 21 August 2020 under Health Guides.

There is no surgical cure for endometriosis, and if it is untreated it will grow, causing pain and lowering your chances of being able to become pregnant in the future. […]

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Progestin-Only Oral Contraceptive Pills (POP)

Updated 10 September 2022 under Health Guides.

The progestin-only pill (POP) is a type of birth control pill (oral contraceptive) that only contains progestin. It may be prescribed for young and adults who can’t take estrogen due […]

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Birth Control Pills: Frequently Asked Questions

Updated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Are there different kinds of birth control pills? Yes. There are many different kinds of birth control pills (there are different doses of hormones in different hormonal pills). Your health […]

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Birth Control Pills: General Information

Updated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Birth control pills (also called oral contraceptive pills and the “Pill”) are a type of female hormonal birth control method and are very effective at preventing pregnancy. The Pills are […]

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Estrogen/Progestin Hormonal Injections 

Updated 18 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Mesigyna® (Norigynon, Mesigyna Instayect, Mesygest, and No 3 injectable Norigynon) and Cyclofem® (Lunelle, Cyclofemina, Feminena, Novafem, Lunella, and Cyclo-Provera) are two brand names of combination hormone injections. Cyclofem® and Mesigyna® […]

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