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05 Mar 2004
Breakthrough Bleeding/Spotting on Nordette
I posted a question about breakthrough bleeding on Nordette after changing to Nordette from Ovral. Your response was it could just be my body adapting to the Nordette and to give it some time. It is 3 weeks later and although the bleeding is no longer enough for me to call it a "period" it is still there, a brown colour. Do I need to go back onto Ovral again? Is there another pill maybe stronger than Nordette but not as strong as Ovral that I can try? Or should I just give my body some more time to adapt? Please advise, thank you!
I would not suggest that you change pills again. If you have had a recent pap smear and gynaecological check-up, then it is fairly certain that it is a hormonal problem. Allow another two weeks. If you are still spotting, see your gynaecologist again.
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