Is nordette discontinued?
Is nordette discontinued?
The Nordette brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.
What is the generic name of nordette?
PORTIA-28 (ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel tablet;oral-28)
What does nordette do to your body?
This combination hormone medication is used to prevent pregnancy. It contains 2 hormones: a progestin and an estrogen. Besides preventing pregnancy, birth control pills may make your periods more regular, decrease blood loss and painful periods, decrease your risk of ovarian cysts, and also treat acne.
How do you use nordette 21?
Take one active pill (with hormones) once daily for 21 days in a row. If you are using a product with 28 tablets, take an inactive pill once daily for 7 days in a row after you have taken the last active pill unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Does nordette make you gain weight?
breast tenderness; breakthrough bleeding; acne, darkening of facial skin; weight gain; or.
How good is nordette?
When used correctly, the pill is 99.9% effective in preventing pregnancy. Nordette ® side effects are minimal and may not occur in all women. The most common include nausea, vomiting, vaginal irritation and breast tenderness. Nordette ® 28 prevents pregnancy in several ways.
Does Nordette make you gain weight?
How good is Nordette?
How do you take Nordette for the first time?
It is recommended that tablets be taken at the same time each day, preferably after the evening meal or at bedtime. During the first cycle of medication, the patient is instructed to begin taking Nordette®-28 on the first Sunday after the onset of menstruation.
When should I start taking Nordette?
Start NORDETTE-28 no earlier than four weeks after delivery in females who are not breast-feeding. The risk of postpartum thromboembolism decreases after the third postpartum week, whereas the likelihood of ovulation increases after the third postpartum week.
Can I take Nordette in the morning?
Nordette will work best if you do not miss any tablets and take it at the same time each day. Taking Nordette at the same time each day will also help you remember when to take the tablets.
Is Nordette safe to use?
Like pregnancy, NORDETTE-28 may cause serious side effects, including blood clots in your lungs, heart attack, or a stroke that may lead to death. Some other examples of serious blood clots include blood clots in the legs or eyes.
When do you start drinking Nordette?
During the first cycle of medication, the patient is instructed to begin taking Nordette®-28 on the first Sunday after the onset of menstruation. If menstruation begins on a Sunday, the first tablet (light-orange) is taken that day.