Don't Jump to the New Progestin-Only Oral Contraceptive, Slynd (Drospirenone)

Slynd (slind, drospirenone) will be a new progestin-only pill.

Until now, norethindrone (Camila, etc) was the only "minipill."

Norethindrone must be taken daily without interruption...and backup contraception is needed for 2 days if a dose is more than 3 hours late.

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