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Progestin Only Pill (Mini Pill)

The mini pill, also known as the progestin-only birth control pill (POP), is an oral contraceptive that contains the hormone progestin.

Norlyda

Norlyda is an oral contraceptive that prevents pregnancy by tricking your body into thinking that it is already pregnant. It thickens vaginal fluids in order to prevent fertilization from occurring. Norlyda also stops the release of an egg. If you are sensitive to the side effects of estrogen, then you should give Norlyda a try! Norlyda is a mini-pill which means it does not contain any estrogen.  Norlyda may also reduce the symptoms of endometriosis. Our team at Nurx can prescribe Norlyda at special request, or can offer the generic equivalent Errin for as low as $0 with insurance or as little as $15 without insurance.

Norethindrone

Norethindrone is an oral birth control medication that prevents pregnancy by changing vaginal fluids to prevent sperm from reaching an egg. In some women, Norethindrone also prevents the release of an egg. If you are prone to the side effects that come with estrogen-based birth control medications, then you should give Norethindrone a try!

This mini-pill does not contain any estrogen which is the hormone often responsible for birth control side effects. This may also make it a safer choice for women over the age of 35 or women who are breastfeeding. Norethindrone is also sometimes used to treat the symptoms of endometriosis. Our team at Nurx can prescribe Norethindrone for as low as $0 with insurance or as little as $15 without insurance.

Lyza

Lyza is a progestin-only birth control that helps prevent pregnancy. This is a 28-pill contraceptive that doesn’t contain any estrogen, making it a good choice for women over 35 years of age. Our team at Nurx can prescribe Lyza at special request, or can offer the generic equivalent Errin for as low as $0 with insurance or as little as $15 without insurance.

Jolivette

Jolivette is a leading mini-pill brand that is highly recommended by us at Nurx for women who can’t take combination pills or have experienced too many side effects. Combination birth control pills aren’t a good fit for women who are sensitive to estrogen, over 35 years old, cigarette smokers, or have unusually high blood pressure. Jolivette is a progestin-only pill, also known as the POP or the mini-pill, which is estrogen-free. Our team at Nurx can prescribe Jolivette at special request, or can offer the generic equivalent Errin for as low as $0 with insurance or as little as $15 without insurance.

Nora-Be

Mini-pills such as Nora-BE are good for women who have trouble tolerating estrogen. This pill is a progestin-only medication, containing only one hormone instead of the two hormones that are found in combination pills. The medication thickens the vaginal fluid so that it’s more difficult for sperm to reach the egg. It also changes the uterine lining so that it’s more difficult for a fertilized egg to attach to it. In about half of users, Nora-BE stops ovulation.

Our team at Nurx can prescribe Nora-Be at special request, or can offer the generic equivalent Errin for as low as $0 with insurance or as little as $15 without insurance.

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