Errin (Ortho Micronor) Image

Errin (Ortho Micronor)

Errin (Ortho Micronor) Image
$15 ($0 with insurance)

Product details

Take control of your sexual health with Errin, an amazing progestin-only birth control pill that is tailored towards women who can’t tolerate estrogen. Errin prevents pregnancy by thickening the vaginal fluid and changing the uterine lining so that it’s difficult for sperm to reach the egg and a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Errin is the perfect option for those who deal with specific health conditions.


Birth control type:
Progestin-only birth control pill

Recommended for:

✓ Women with migraines with aura

✓ Women with history of blood clots

✓ Women with high blood pressure

✓ Women over age 35

✓ Women with high risk for heart disease

✓ Women who are breastfeeding


Price with InsuranceOut-of-Pocket Price
As little as $0 for the medicationAs little as $15 per month for the medication


We also charge a $15 medication consultation, which includes unlimited access to our medical team for a full year.

Brand name:
Ortho Micronor

Generic versions:
Camila, Deblitane, Heather, Jencycla, Jolivette, Lyza, Nor-Qd, Nora-BE, Norethindrone, Norlyda, Norlyroc, Sharobel

Additional Details

  • Safe for women with migraines with aura
  • Safe for women with history of blood clots
  • Safe for women with high blood pressure
  • Safe for women over age 35
  • Safe for women with high risk for heart disease
  • Does not impact breastfeeding
  • 28 active pills
Active Ingredients
  • Norethindrone (progestin) [0.35 mg]
  • If you become pregnant while taking a progestin-only pill, there is a slightly increased risk that the pregnancy will be ectopic.





  • Does Errin protect against STDs or HIV?

    Errin is effective only at preventing pregnancy. It does not protect against HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, or sexually transmitted infections.

  • Does Errin Work as Well as Combination Pills?

    Errin and other mini-pills are slightly less effective than combination pills. However, this pill is more effective than barrier methods of birth control, such as condoms.

  • Can I Take Errin With Other Medications?

    Always tell your doctor about other medications that you're taking. Anticonvulsants, barbiturates, rifampin, bosentan, and St. John's Wort can decrease the effectiveness of Errin. If you're taking medications for diabetes, you may need to adjust your dosage or change your prescription. Progestins such as Errin can impair your glucose tolerance, so, if you have diabetes, you should carefully monitor your condition to make sure your blood sugar levels are within a healthy range.

  • What Are the Side Effects of Errin?

    As with all birth control pills, while unlikely, certain side effects are associated with Errin. These include weight gain, nausea, vomiting, headaches, breast tenderness, and bloating. Though this mini-pill usually lightens or stops your period, some women will experience irregular periods and frequent or heavier bleeding. Depression and anxiety may occur or worsen while you're taking Errin.If you experience these or any other side effects, you should talk to your doctor about changing your pill. Nurx offers a wide variety of birth control options that we can ship to you with the right prescription.

  • What Precautions Should I Take With Errin?

    Errin can cause darkening of the skin, and this can worsen if you're exposed to the sun. If you're taking Errin, you should avoid tanning beds and direct sunlight. Smoking while taking Errin increases your risk of blood clots, heart attack, and other problems. It's highly recommended that you avoid smoking and using tobacco while you're taking this medication.You should talk with your doctor if you're going to be sitting or laying down without moving for an extended period of time, such as during a long plane trip. In this kind of situation, Errin can increase your risk of blood clots. Always let your doctor know about this and other medications if you're expecting to have surgery. You may need to stop taking Errin before your procedure.

  • Is Errin Easy to Get?

    Yes, Errin is easy to get and is covered by most insurance companies. You simply need a prescription from your doctor. Nurx works with doctors in every state where our services are available. Just have your physician send us your prescription and we will fill and ship it to you. Nurx also automatically refills your prescription so that you'll never forget to get your pills.Errin is a generic alternative to Ortho Micronor. If this generic form doesn't work for you, you can try similar generic options, including Camila, Deblitane, Heather, Jencycla, Jolivette, Lyza, Nor-QD, Nora-BE, Norlyda, Norlyroc, and Sharobel.

  • How Does Errin Work?

    Errin is a daily oral contraceptive. You must take it at the same time every day for it to work effectively. Each pack contains 28 identical pills. Unlike some other contraceptives, which may have a week of reminder pills, the same dosage of Errin must be taken every day. If you miss a pill, you should use a backup method of contraception as directed by your doctor.

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