Data from FDA (Food and Drug Administration, USA) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 28 March 2017
General Patients should be counseled that
Physical Examination and Follow-up It is considered
Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism Some users may experience slight
Nonetheless, prediabetic and
Lipid metabolism is occasionally affected in that HDL, HDL2, and
There is usually
Herbal products containing St. John 's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) may induce hepatic enzymes (cytochrome P450) and p-glycoprotein transporter and may reduce the
This may also result in
Concurrent use of bosentan and norethindrone containing products may result in
Interactions with Laboratory Tests The following endocrine tests may be affected by progestin-only oral contraceptive use: Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG)
Carcinogenesis See WARNINGS.
The few studies of
Nursing Mothers In general,
However, isolated post-marketing cases of decreased milk production have been reported.
Norethindrone 0.35 mg
Use of this product before menarche is not indicated.
Fertility Following Discontinuation The
INFORMATION FOR THE PATIENT 1.
Counseling issues The following points should be discussed with prospective users before prescribing progestin-only oral contraceptives: The necessity of taking pills at the same time every day, including throughout all
The potential side effects of progestin-only oral contraceptives, particularly menstrual
Toll-Free at 1-800-206-7821 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Androgenic side effects such as acne, hirsutism, and weight
System and Breast
|Date Last Revised||23-05-2016|
|Type||HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG|
|Marketing authorisation holder||Northstar Rx LLC|
|Warnings||WARNING Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects from oral contraceptive use. This risk increases with age and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day) and is quite marked in women over 35 years of age. Women who use oral contraceptives should be strongly advised not to smoke.|