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Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S., Board Certified OB/GYN
Category: OB GYN
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Experience:  Over 30 years of experience in OB/GYN practice, including teaching students. Fellow of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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I haven't had a period +months and my lining is 18mm so i

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i haven't had a period for 3+months and my lining is 18mm so i have 2 docs, one says to take Norethindrone 5mgs for 10 days, one says to take Medroxyprogesterone for 10 days. i have had last year some hyperplasia and lots of fibroids, a small simple cyst on an ovary. which med do you like better for me to take? thanks.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

Both norethindrone and medroxyprogesterone are synthetic progesterones. Either one should work for you. I have a slight preference for norethindrone, but either should work.