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  1. Antibiotics and birth control
    ... pain after the surgery. I'm currently taking Nordette and this week I'm taking the placebo pills. My question...
    ... Tri-Cyclen (based on what she's seen.) I'm now on Nordette and for some reason only get my period every other...

Cancer: Bladder board

  1. change in pill cause bladder problems?
    ... I used to take Nordette 28 but last January my doctor switched me to Levlen...

Birth Control board

  1. Stopping the pill and weight gain
    ... I've been on the pill ( nordette ) for 20+ years - just stopping twice to have babies ... pounds now and can't get them off. I'm going back on Nordette to see if it brings my weight down. Just wondering...

  2. anti-nordette?
    ... i've been taking nordette for about the last 5 months now. at the beginning ... never been someone who eats very much, but while on nordette i was RAVENOUS! i could eat 3 bagels and 30 minutes ... wondering was if anyone else had bad experiences on nordette and if they found a better pill that works for them ... searched past topics but it seems like everyone loves nordette :) thanks for any help! :)...

  3. BC Pills and Hunger
    ... big meal and then be STARVING an hour later! i'm on nordette and am considering switching for a variety of reasons...

  4. bleeding while on Nordette
    ... I have been on Nordette for about two years now, I've never had any trouble...

  5. help!
    ... t had time to call the pharmacy and switch back to nordette until today. i took the first two levora pills yesterday ... before, so my question is: should i start my first nordette pill today? or should i not take anything today and ... do a sunday start with the nordette tomorrow? i hope that makes sense. thank you!...

  6. which BC will NOT cause me to gain weight?
    ... Loestrin, Lo/Ovral, Low-Ogestrel, Modicon, Necon 1/35, Nordette , Norethin, Norinyl 1+35, Ortho-Cept, Ortho-Cyclen...
    ... Loestrin, Lo/Ovral, Low-Ogestrel, Modicon, Necon 1/35, Nordette , Norethin, Norinyl 1+35, Ortho-Cept, Ortho-Cyclen...

  7. I really need advice
    ... mg ethinyl estradiol and and 0.3 mg nogestrel Nordette contains 0.03 mg ethinyl estradiol and 0.15 mg levognorgest...

  8. BC making me CRAZY? PLEASE HELP! :(
    ... someone please help me decide what to take?!?! Was on Nordette and then they switched to Levora and I experienced...

  9. has anyone been on nordette/levora?
    ... know im prone to, for 3 or so months. so i asked for nordette (actually the generic, levora, cus my insurance wont...

  10. Switch to another?
    ... Alesse is a really low dose pill. Levlen (levora, nordette , portia) have exactly the same hormone as alesse,...

  11. i gained 8lbs in 6months from the patch?!!!!!
    ... minimize them but they are not cooperating. I am taking Nordette , which is a pill form and I like it now that I have...

  12. sex on light color pills of BC
    ... about 2 years but 2 months earlier i switched types to Nordette - 28. We did use protection but he did pull out. should...

  13. Generic Seasonale?
    ... looked through the list, and I found that Levlen and Nordette have the same amount of ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestre ... same as Seasonle, right? It also lists Levlen and Nordette as monophasic. I can't find what Seasonle is listed...
    ... looked through the list, and I found that Levlen and Nordette have the same amount of ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestre ... same as Seasonle, right? It also lists Levlen and Nordette as monophasic. I can't find what Seasonle is listed ... Any advice? You're correct in that Levlen and Nordette (and their generic counterparts) contain the same...

  14. Morning after help needed quick!
    ... Condom broke. Nordette was perscribed. Levora was substituted. Just want...

  15. please HELP with birth control
    ... Finish the entire pack of Nordette ....
    ... another pack of Yasmin and finish it, or else get the Nordette and start that right away. Whatever you do, time ... whenever you get the pack of pills, be it Yasmin or Nordette , take ALL 21 pills, and use back up for seven days ... recommend finishing that pack and THEN starting the Nordette . Again, the longer you leave getting a new pack...

  16. OrthoTriCyclen-need advise!!
    ... that much. Although I was ALWAYS sick when I started Nordette . But that shouldn't happen on Orthotricycline. Maybe...

  17. Missed 2 BCPs and I need help!!!
    ... get my period. Oh, I was on my 2nd week of them, Nordette 28. I have since not gotten my period, and I stopped...

  18. Mood Swings On Pill... Can't Find Other Options...
    ... Disorder and being on the pill (I've started out on Nordette over a year ago, but after two months quickly changed...

  19. Diane 35 or Yasmin?
    ... higher then for pills such as Ortho-Cyclen, Yasmin, Nordette , etc. As well, Diane-35 was not created to be...

  20. ***Best Pill to take continuously?***
    ... throughout the pack. You could use Marvelon, Demulen, Nordette , Ovral...pretty much any monophasic should work. If...

  21. Yasmin and IBS?
    ... taking yasmin having these problems. I use to be on nordette (I think that's what it was called) and I do not remember...

  22. Ovcon-35
    ... confusing. It said that the generic for this was Nordette . Has anyone tried this? I really don't want a generic...
    ... confusing. It said that the generic for this was Nordette . Has anyone tried this? I really don't want a generic...
    ... looking on their website and it said that there was Nordette for Ovcon-35 (which is "supposed" to be the same thing...

  23. a quick question
    ... birth control, my doctor started me on a low dosage of Nordette . aShe said something about coming in and changing...
    ... birth control, my doctor started me on a low dosage of Nordette . aShe said something about coming in and changing...

  24. Nordette to Levlen - depression?
    ... wondering if anyone else has had this problem. I was on Nordette for about eight months and my insurance just switched ... to Levlen. Before Nordette I had lots of problems with the two other pills I ... every day of the month, nausea, migraines, etc), but Nordette was finally okay, even though I gained around 13 pounds ... I should be looking elsewhere for a cause. Also, Nordette and Levlen are supposed to be the same - has anyone...

  25. How many months until the pill regulates your cycle
    ... I started on Nordette on April 4th and my hormones have been all over the...

  26. Is there a good birth control for Erythema Nodosum?
    ... Aviane ( the generic of Alesse). Before that I was on Nordette and I was fine! :)...

  27. Birth Control-Hormones...question!
    ... Ovral 28..it has norgestrel in it. My friend is on Nordette , and that has levonorgestrel. Both pills have the...

  28. BC Pills-question!
    ... LO but want to switch to a higer dosage pill. Does Nordette have higher levels of hormones? Thanks!...
    ... LO but want to switch to a higer dosage pill. Does Nordette have higher levels of hormones? Thanks! Why do...

  29. How long until hormones are stable
    ... Question, my doctor put me on Nordette , because after an endometrial Ablation in January...
    ... Question, my doctor put me on Nordette , because after an endometrial Ablation in January...

  30. bcp whoas
    ... popped that first pill! My Dr. and I decided on Nordette taken continuously to have the Seasonale effect of...

  31. going off b/c
    ... Today is my third day off Nordette and I am soooo glad I stopped. So far no side effects...

  32. seasonale ?
    ... I was taking the equivalent to seasonale ( Nordette ) until today. It had serious emotional side effects...

  33. bcp question
    ... i have been off and on nordette since i was 16. i recently started again and i have...
    ... i have been off and on nordette since i was 16. i recently started again and i have...

  34. No BCP? now what?
    ... I haven't. Sorry. I've tried Minestrin, Marvalon, Nordette , tryphasel, Ovral, Try-cyclin,and alesse. I'm sure...
    ... I haven't. Sorry. I've tried Minestrin, Marvalon, Nordette , tryphasel, Ovral, Try-cyclin,and alesse. I'm sure...

  35. Weight gain
    ... is complete BS. I was on OTC for a few years, then Nordette , then Yasmin for a few years, and now Zovia... All...

  36. How much weight has everyone gained on the pill?
    ... I was on Nordette for about 8 months (until my insurance just stopped...

  37. Pills make me pee more...
    ... I am taking Seasonale and Nordette ....it makes me go pee...lol...

  38. Alesse problems. please help!
    ... pills include Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Yasmin, Alesse and Nordette . Progestin-only pill Also called the "minipill ... Depo-Provera and intrauterine devices (IUDs). While Nordette (similar to Alesse) does contain less estrogen than ... Alesse contains only 20 micrograms of estrogen while Nordette contains 30 micrograms. As a matter of fact, most...

  39. Seasonale and other birth control's mixed...
    ... just take one month of Seasonale and switch over to Nordette 28. I am only in the 2nd week of Seasonale, and am ... The first pack of birth control I started with was Nordette 28 and that was about 2 months ago. She also told ... if you just skip the last "orange week" of pills in Nordette and start another pack the next day on schedule. She...
    ... just take one month of Seasonale and switch over to Nordette 28. I am only in the 2nd week of Seasonale, and am ... The first pack of birth control I started with was Nordette 28 and that was about 2 months ago. She also told ... if you just skip the last "orange week" of pills in Nordette and start another pack the next day on schedule. She...

  40. Nordette
    ... estrogen in Alesse (only 20 mg. I think, compared to Nordette which has 30 mg.) I am on Seasonale, which is the ... only get your period 4 times/year. It is the same as Nordette (just marketed and packaged differently). I've been...

  41. question
    ... Right now I'm on Nordette (not sure of spelling)I have been on the lowest pills...

  42. Help! Which BCP in Europe (and Minidril experiences)
    ... post if you want more specifics), so far I've heard Nordette and Mircette were wonderful. (Thx to those of you ... what we have here as "Minidril", at least as far as Nordette goes. Can anyone give me a list of what the pills...

  43. The pill, side effects, and libido
    ... important thing. I've heard good things about Seasonale, Nordette , and other 2nd generation pills with more androgen...
    ... Well, When I was on Nordette .. I experienced no change in sex drive. I got put ... So.. It has different effects on everyone. Just try Nordette first though..if you can (NOT LEVORA! DONT GO ON THAT ... something else. (by the way I had amazing skin with nordette , and gained no weight..but estrostep has definately...

  44. Nordette-28 & regulating cycle...
    ... I think Nordette is the same thing in Seasonale?? Seasonale is just...
    ... Seasonale has similar levels of proestogen/estrogen as Nordette (and others similar). I definitely want to being Nordette...
    ... Hi there, I'm currently on Nordette and it's a regular BCP - meaning you take it for 21...

  45. I have the worst gyno in the world....
    ... I posted yesterday about the Nordette and Levora problem.. I decided to call my gyno office ... and ask her to change my prescription back to Nordette . After playing phone tag a few times (from yesterday ... Levora. I said- No I didnt like that pill, I wanted Nordette . So she cops an attitude and says.. "Well, The Dr ... thing, and if you didnt like Levora, You wont like Nordette ." ....... So I proceed to explain that I was already ... on Nordette for 2 years with no problems, Made the switch to Levora ... very expensive, not to mention I wanted to re-try the Nordette and see if it makes a difference. She was like ". ... Or what really happened there. If going back on Nordette doesnt screw my skin up worse I will be so happy because...
    ... I hate things like that!!! Hope they called in Nordette for you :)...
    ... u kidding! Anyway- Im so nervous about taking Nordette again... They told me its going to work exactly like ... with pills and doctors. I guess im going to try the nordette again...wait it out and see how my skin reacts.. And...
    ... omfortable experience with that dumb bag, and I really hope Nordette helps! it would be nice to not have to switch to a...
    ... they will give me 5 more samples of Estrostep because Nordette is the same thing as Levora and shes refusing to give ... no improvement or things are worse.. I can get the Nordette to try again. Wow- This is the weirdest experience ... you can ask your gyno for it because we both liked Nordette , and seemed to have the same problems with Levora ... whereas for me...I got it mildly on the chin and after nordette I had NOTHING) She gets occasional breakouts on it...
    ... it doesn't and you have to go back to the Dr. for Nordette I'd make sure to pack a good knuckle-sandwich for ... doing) Anyway, keep me posted - I'll switch back to Nordette and see what happens {removed} Happy Pilling! :...
    ... Oh great.. You have to let me know if the switch to Nordette gets your skin in check. I know right.. Whats with...

  46. Estrostep Experiences Please
    ... experiences as well. I was prescribed it after taking Nordette (loved it) and Levora (didnt agree w/ me at all) and ... with your pill.. I got my prescription changed to Nordette (I was scared to start Estrostep because the hormone ... had that type of pill before.. So Im going back to Nordette to see if it helps my skin clear up from the mess ... that Levora made out of it... If Nordette doesnt help, Im going to switch to Estrostep Fe)...

  47. New to board..Need some help please!!
    ... Hi..Im 21 years old..I was on Nordette 28 for the past 2 years. Absolutely no side effects ... teenage years but had almost no breakouts while on Nordette .) My insurance company switched me to generic, Levora ... reservations about taking something different than Nordette (Im kicking myself now for not just asking for it ... either take the sample she gave me, or call and get Nordette . I read that levorgestral (sp?) is the most androgenic ... type of pill (which nordette is), which in turn, is most acne causing. Yet- Ive ... where I have read that Estrostep has.. How is it that Nordette doesnt seem to cause major acne, where Estrostep ... generic pill that didnt agree with me and I should try Nordette again? Or would Estrostep Fe be a good pill to take...
    ... That's very strange. I've been on Nordette (I've never known anyone else on it!! so it's nice ... sticks around and others you're stuck with it. If the Nordette was working out fine for you, I would just call your ... the generic and have her call in a prescription for Nordette . I think the insurance still covers it, but you just ... brand to generic. That is so odd. I wonder what Nordette has or doesn't have in comparison to Levora.... Well ... don't want to - I've never ever had an issue with Nordette and so many people are always complaining about their...
    ... I never see people on Nordette either! I was so delighted to see a response from ... someone on it. Was your skin clear on Nordette ? Levora definately has something in it that affected ... back! I never had any negetive side effects with Nordette .. It just seems safe to me. (Like you said..Im afraid ... indication" ...my gut is telling me to go back on Nordette . Tri-phasic pills kind of scare me..I dont want ... your period..some people get terrible breakouts. On nordette ..I didnt even break out before or after my period ... acne, bloating, fatigue..etc).. I had nothing on Nordette . Im so glad that you read my post and replied!!! ... Keep me posted and we can try to figure this Levora/ Nordette mystery out!!!...
    ... the time that I went to the pharmacy to pick up my Nordette and freaked out when I saw the pink box instead. ...
    ... generic it's a different brand of the same BCP at Nordette . So is Levlen. I took Levlen 28 for 10 years. My ... afford it, stick with it. If you had good luck with Nordette and experienced probs with Levora I'd ask for Nordette...
    ... that.) Anyway.. I am thinking of going back on Nordette . I just have a gut feeling that it was what worked ... ) and I felt very introverted and depressive. On Nordette I felt great. So weird! Anyways- Keep me posted...
    ... pharmacist to say that Levora is a generic form of Nordette ...what a dumb.a..! I wonder why it's so much cheaper ... Thanks for the info. Now I can really get back on my Nordette with no BS information from my pharmacist! We should...
    ... technically the same pill. It's not like going from Nordette to Ortho Tri Cyclen or Alesse or Yasmin. Going from ... Nordette to Levlen or Levora, or Porshe (sp?) which I think ... IS an actual generic, should be like taking Nordette . Many people won't notice a difference but because ... in Levora effect the skin in a way the fillers in Nordette and Levlen don't......
    ... pharmacist to say that Levora is a generic form of Nordette ...what a dumb.a..! I wonder why it's so much cheaper ... Thanks for the info. Now I can really get back on my Nordette with no BS information from my pharmacist! We should ... generic substitute for Levlen. I never even heard of Nordette . They were substituting Levora as a generic for the...
    ... directly and asked if they could switch me from Levora to Nordette , they checked to make sure the insurance covered it ... The pharmacist said Levora is a generic version of Nordette :) I guess if it wasn't generic it wouldn't be...
    ... So are you getting Nordette ?? I hope so..that pill was great! Anyway.. Well...
    ... Yes! I am getting Nordette - I started the pack on Sunday, so now I'll just have...
    ... just a quick "blast from the past" - I've been taking Nordette for about 3 months now, and I have seen a major difference ... companies), they messed up and sent me Levora instead of Nordette . They made it pretty much impossible for me to send ... back the Levora and replace it with Nordette , so I tucked my tail in and just took the Levora ... the three packs to be over so that I can get back to Nordette , cos this is driving me nuts. Just wanted to give...
    ... board search to see if you had posted anything about Nordette ..and sure enough, you did! OK..My update on Estrostep ... Do you really see a difference in your skin on Nordette , or do you think it is just a coincidence? I dont...
    ... experiencing problems. I can't really say if it's the Nordette , it can also be a hormonal change or something funky ... However, I do know that for me - taking the Levora after Nordette I noticed within 2 weeks my skin itchy again and a ... can't wait till it runs out and I can go back to my Nordette . Who knows, maybe I'm crazy and it's all in my head...
    ... down, but who knows! I've got a prescription for Nordette , but haven't filled it yet because I was trying to...

  48. Estrostep, is it killing my relationship??
    ... But thats besides my point- I would suggest trying Nordette 28. It has a lower level of estrogen (which seems ... uggishness or low sex drive from what Ive been researching) Nordette actually, somewhat, increased my sex drive after the ... anyone a little wacky..But just be patient. I was on Nordette for 2 years and LOVED IT (So did my bf, ha ha) So...

  49. BCP and breast swelling
    ... I have been on Nordette 28 for almost 2 months now, and I have increased a...

  50. Birth Control to Regulate Periods??
    ... pads and tampons again! (I'm now 30 and have been on Nordette or Levora for generic ever since). Good Luck!...

  51. BCP side effects
    ... I have been back on BCP Nordette for three weeks (after being on depo for 5 years)...

  52. From depo to BCP
    ... I recently switched back to BCP ( Nordette ) after being on depo for 5 years, in which time I...

  53. Alesse
    ... 35,Necon 1/50, Nelova 1/35, Nelova 1/50, Nora-be, Nordette , Norethin 1/35, Norethin 1/50,Nor-Q.D, Norinyl 1/35...

  54. Orthocyclin causing acne
    ... cysts. Since then, I have been on Estrostep FE, Nordette 28, Ortho Tricyclen Lo, and now generic Ortho Tricyclen...
    ... cysts. Since then, I have been on Estrostep FE, Nordette 28, Ortho Tricyclen Lo, and now generic Ortho Tricyclen...

  55. Birth control pills and pregnancy
    ... Levlen Levora Lo/Ovral Low-Ogestrel Nordette Portia Seasonale Take 5 pills within...

  56. Microgestin fe
    ... things! Started with Ortho-Tri, then Ortho, then Nordette and finally Loestrin. The others were stopped because...

  57. what are the best/most favored BC Pills?
    ... I am on Nordette 28 (.15mg levonorgestrel/ 0.03mg ethinyl estradil ... but besides that everything is fine. I have been on Nordette for 7 months and was on a genric form of it before...

  58. skipping the sugar pills
    ... everyone has said every woman is different. FYI i am on Nordette if that helps any....

  59. Emergency Contraceptive Pills Question
    ... that i could find in the country that i live in is Nordette . According to listings of Progestin-Estrogen Combined...

  60. Birth control-- Loestrin 1/20---Does anyone have any info?
    ... that have the same dose throughout (like LoEstrin or Nordette ). Taken correctly, they are all effective at preventing...

  61. Can some people just not handle BC pills??
    ... birth control pills for over a year. I have tried Nordette , Otho Tri-Cyclen, Desogen, and something else that...
    ... birth control pills for over a year. I have tried Nordette , Otho Tri-Cyclen, Desogen, and something else that...

  62. help me choose a birth control pill please
    ... to be ok so far. However, my personal favorite was Nordette 28---I took it years ago and not even sure that it...

  63. Attention all Yasmin BCP users!!
    ... estrogenic activity) are: Ortho Cyclen, Lo-Ovral, Nordette , and Desogen/Ortho-Cept. all of these are monophasic...

Pregnancy board

  1. Please Help!!
    ... time i would ovulate so I went in and got EBC called Nordette . Took 4 pills and will take 4 in another 12 hours...

  2. Stopping BCP, TTC
    ... I have been on BCP ( Nordette ) for almost a year now. I have been off and on some...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Miserable about test results
    ... my life... I'm also on the birth control pill Nordette 28 to ease my PMS problems; I know that the pill can...
    ... IFox, I don't know the effect of the Nordette (but I'm sure there are more than some.) The worst...

Acne board

  1. birth control
    ... hey guys...i've been on nordette for almost 3 months now and...nothing has really changed...

  2. 22 and having the worst breakouts of my life! HELP!
    ... MIDDLE BCP'S Ovcon 35, ortho-novum 1/35, ortho 7-7-7, nordette (I never even heard of those four), Diane-35 THE...

  3. Women: Does this happen to your skin on Birth Control?
    ... about all of the possible options out there! :) Nordette worked for several years, but then spots on my face ... wouldn't worry about it.) my doctor said it was because Nordette was "too androgenic" and switched me to Loestrin,...

  4. I feel ugly
    ... and a bcp.. only difference is the pill. (Mine was Nordette , switched to Levora and now im trying Estrostep Fe...

  5. Started to cry...This just isnt fair.
    ... peoples medications without consent. I was taking Nordette and they gave me Levora. (Its not generic for Nordette ... your body,and this is a very cheaply made replica of Nordette .) Oh My Heck- It certainly had an adverse effect...

  6. What would be the cause for this...
    ... I am a girl.. Im 21, and was on Nordette (bcp) for 2 years and it seemed to completely control ... screwed my hormones up or what... So Im going to try Nordette again and see if it helps..Or I might try a different ... alot of negetive things about it..So I asked to try Nordette before I try that one to see if it levels things out...

  7. 20 and above Females with moderate acne cysts.
    ... totally messed up my menstrual system so I'm trying Nordette now. If in a cpl of mths I find I'm not compatible...


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