Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate before taking it.

Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate uses

Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate consists of ethinyl estradiol, norethindrone.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) is synthetic oral progestin, used for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea (absence of periods for a few months but patient is not pregnant), endometriosis (th

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) indications

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) is synthetic oral progestin, used for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea (absence of periods for a few months but patient is not pregnant), endometriosis (the tissue that lines the inner wall of the uterus is found at other sites), and abnormal uterine bleeding due to hormonal imbalance. It induces secretory changes in the endometrium. It works by altering the lining of the uterus.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) contraindication

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver dysfunction, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, porphyria, pregnancy, previous or current blood clot, deep vein thrombosis, and hypersensitivity.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) dosage

Adult: Oral- The recommended usual dose is 2.5 to 10 mg/day, for 5 to 10 day during the second half of the menstrual period. Endometriosis- 5mg/day for 14days, Max: 15mg/day for 6 to 9 months.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) usage

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) precautions

Caution needed for patients with history of high blood pressure, heart disease, liver impairment, epilepsy, breastfeeding, new onset of migraine-type headache, asthma, kidney impairment, history of clinical depression.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) side effects

Most Common- Headache, breast pain, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, stomach/abdominal cramps/bloating, nausea and vomiting, hair loss.
Genitourinary- Change in sexual interest, changes in menstrual flow, changes in cervical mucus secretion.
Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness, mood swings, trouble sleeping.
Heart- High blood pressure Liver- Abnormal liver tests, jaundice.
Eye- Blurred/double vision, loss of vision.
Skin- Hives, rash, acne, growth of hair on face, increased pigmentation.
Metabolic- Increase in blood sugar, increased lipids.
Blood- Increase in blood clots in veins.

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) warning

Do not smoke while taking Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate).

Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) storage conditions

Oral: Keep Norethindrone (Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate) in an airtight container, and away from children. Store it at room temperature (below 25°C).

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
1 .5 / 30mcg3 $102.19Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 .5 / 30mcg3 $104.25Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
1 .5 / 30mcg3 $103.22Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
1 .5 / 30mcg3 $103.22Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
 28 $32.00
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References

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  2. "Norethindrone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed July 18, 2018).
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  4. "Ethinyl estradiol". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed July 18, 2018).
  5. "Ethinyl estradiol". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00977 (accessed July 18, 2018).

Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate - Frequently asked Questions

Can Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Ethinyl Estradiol/norethindrone Acetate be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology