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WTF is Noriday? Contraceptive pill prescribed to me today

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Katiekitty Wed 31-Oct-12 21:44:13


A new Contraceptive Pill prescribed to me today after years of Microgynon.

Never heard of it, but they think it's better for me.

Progesterone only, no seven-day break, three-hour window, off I go, apparently.

Any wisdom?

vodkaanddietirnbru Wed 31-Oct-12 22:06:05

it'll be a mini-pill so you take it every day with no breaks. I havent tried it but was on cerazette for a few years (a different mini-pill) - cerazette has a 12 hour window unlike the 3 hour window of the other mini-pills. Why have you been moved from the combined pill?

ManifestingMingeHooHoosAgain Wed 31-Oct-12 22:08:13

Yes its a mini pill, progesterone only. Mostly people get Cerazette now (12 hour window to take it) I tried it donkeys years ago but didn't get on with it at all. I also loved Microgynon though grin

Katiekitty Wed 31-Oct-12 22:13:13

Thanks both for replies, been moved off Microgynon because of high blood pressure.

I'm a bit worried about the three hour window to be honest after having the 12 hour one for years. When's best to take it? 8pm??? confused

vodkaanddietirnbru Wed 31-Oct-12 22:27:03

I take mine in the morning so that I am awake to remember to take it whereas if you forget at night you will be asleep and not able to take it.

ManifestingMingeHooHoosAgain Wed 31-Oct-12 23:00:27

I used to take mine at bedtime every day, the time I got up would vary but I generally went to bed at the same time. Nowadays I would probably take it in the morning - I have to get up in the mornings these days grin

But it is easy to forget - I have a Mirena now and it's fab.

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