Ethinyl estradiol is a form of estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone necessary for many processes in the body.
Norethindrone is a form of progesterone. Progesterone is a female hormone important for the regulation of ovulation and menstruation.
The combination of ethinylestradiol and norethindrone is used to prevent pregnancy.It is an oral contraceptive pill containing two hormones, ethinylestradiol and norethindrone, which, when taken correctly, prevent pregnancy. It works by preventing a woman's eggs from fully developing every month. The egg cannot absorb the sperm, preventing fertilization (pregnancy). Taken orally.
The combination of ethinylestradiol and norethindrone is used to prevent pregnancy.It is also used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation. It is also used to prevent osteoporosis.
It is very important to use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use more, more often, or for longer than directed by your doctor.
To make oral contraceptives as safe and reliable as possible, we need to understand when and how to take them and what to expect.
This medicine comes with patient instructions. Please read these instructions carefully and follow them. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had
- Heart disease
- Liver problems or jaundice due to pregnancy or hormone intake
- Kidney disease
- Hereditary angioedema (a disease of the immune system)
- Bone cancer
- Epilepsy or other seizure disorders
- Gallbladder Disorders
- Endometriosis or Fibroids
- Thyroid Disorders
- High or Low Calcium Levels in the Blood
Please consult your doctor/physician/specialist before taking any healthcare products. In case of allergic reaction to the medicines/substance, please take immediate medical help.