Norpill

Rating: 4.35 - 8 review(s)
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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Norpill 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 Norpill before taking it.

Norpill

What is Norpill

Preventing pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure.
Norpill is a progestin. Exactly how it works is not known. It may prevent pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation, altering transport of sperm or eggs to prevent fertilization, or altering the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation if fertilization occurs.

Important safety information:

  • Norpill may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Norpill with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
  • Norpill is an emergency contraceptive. It should not be used for routine birth control. If you have sexual intercourse after you take Norpill but before you have your next menstrual period, be sure to use an effective form of contraception, such as a diaphragm or condom.
  • Norpill does not protect against HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases.
  • If your normal menstrual period is late by more than 1 week, call your doctor right away.
  • Diabetes patients - Norpill may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely. Ask your doctor before you change the dose of your diabetes medicine.
  • Norpill should not be used in CHILDREN who have not had their first menstrual period; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Norpill will not end an existing pregnancy. Do not use Norpill if you are pregnant. Norpill is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Norpill, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
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Norpill side effects

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
  • Breast tenderness; changes in menstrual flow; diarrhea; dizziness; headache; nausea; stomach pain; tiredness; vomiting.
  • Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
  • Severe allergic reactions ; severe and persistent lower stomach pain; spotting instead of your usual period.

  • This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

    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
    0 .75mg $0.65
    0 .75mg10 Tablet$0.65
    1 .5mg10 Tablet$1.09
    21 day3 $45.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    21 day6 $81.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    Tri-levlen 28 tablet $1.25
    Trivora (28) 28 tablet Box $29.99
    Nordette (28) 28 0.15-30 mg-mcg tablet Disp Pack $79.32
    Microgynon - 21 Tablets $29.20
    Microgynon 30 1 x 21's $62.00
    Microgynon 30 ED 1 x 28's $65.00
    Microgynon 25 x 28's $16.28
    Microgynon 10 x 28's $6.51
    Microlut 0.03 mg x 30 mcg x 35's $1.45
    52 mg1 iud$218.00Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    52 mg1 $219.50Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    52 mg1 $225.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    52 mg1 $240.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    MIRENA intra-uterine device 52 mg x 1's $123.07Zydus (G.Rem)
    0 .75mg2 Tablet$0.51
    0 .75mg2 tab$0.51
    Norisk 0.75 mg Tablet $0.26
    T-PILL 72 1.5MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (1 tablet each) $0.88BestoChem Formulations India Ltd
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    References

    1. Dailymed."Estradiol; levonorgestrel: dailymed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the united states. dailymed is the official provider of fda label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
    2. "Levonorgestrel". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
    3. "Levonorgestrel". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0036... (accessed August 28, 2018).
    4. "5w7sia7yzw: the unique ingredient identifier (unii) is an alphanumeric substance identifier from the joint fda/usp substance registration system (srs).". https://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/Dat... (accessed August 28, 2018).
    5. "Levonorgestrel: the nci development therapeutics program (dtp) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/... (accessed August 28, 2018).

    Norpill - Frequently asked Questions

    Can Norpill 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.

    How should I take Norpill?

    Use Norpill as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

    • An extra patient leaflet is available with Norpill. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about this information.
    • Take Norpill as soon as possible within 72 hours after suspected birth control failure or after you have unprotected sexual intercourse. Follow the directions provided by your doctor.
    • Norpill can be used any time during the menstrual cycle.
    • If vomiting occurs within 2 hours after taking Norpill, talk with your health care provider to discuss whether to repeat that dose.
    • A physical exam is not needed before taking Norpill. If you are unsure about your general health or pregnancy status, a follow-up physical or pelvic exam may be needed after taking Norpill.
    • If you miss a dose of Norpill, contact your doctor right away.

    Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Norpill.

    Who should not take Norpill?

    Some medical conditions may interact with Norpill. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

    • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
    • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
    • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
    • if you have a history of ectopic pregnancy or you are premenstrual
    • if you have diabetes

    Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Norpill. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

    • Lamotrigine because its effectiveness is decreased, and when Norpill is stopped, toxic effects, such as nausea, dizziness, and vision problems may occur
    • Antifungals, aprepitant, barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), bosentan, carbamazepine, felbamate, griseofulvin, HIV protease inhibitors (eg, indinavir), hydantoins (eg, phenytoin), modafinil, nevirapine, oxcarbazepine, penicillins (eg, amoxicillin), rifampin, rufinamide, St. John's wort, tetracyclines (eg, doxycycline), topiramate, or troglitazone because they may decrease levonorgestrel's effectiveness
    • Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin) because their actions and the risk of their side effects may be increased or decreased by Norpill
    • Beta-adrenergic blockers (eg, metoprolol), corticosteroids (eg, prednisone), selegiline, theophylline, or troleandomycin because their actions and the risk of their side effects may be increased by Norpill
    • Valproic acid because its effectiveness may be decreased by Norpill

    This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Norpill may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

    Can Norpill be taken or consumed while pregnant?

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

    Can Norpill 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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    Reviews

    Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Norpill, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Norpill. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

    Patient reports

    One patient reported useful

    How active was the Norpill in relieving patients of the disease or symptoms?
    Based on the survey reports from users of wDrugs.com, about Useful percentage of users claimed the Norpill were useful to them in reducing their symptoms and diseases. However, the effectiveness of the medicine is influenced by many factors like the perception of the symptom, the severity of the conditions, and some other factors; the brand name could also be a factor to an extent. In the event the medicine does not produce the same effective result in your case, ensure you consult your medical expert to reexamine you on your disease or symptoms and prescribe, after that, alternative medications.
    Patients%
    Useful1
    100.0%

    Four patients reported side effects

    Does the Norpill Have Any Side Effects?
    Based on the survey report from users of wDrugs.com, about No side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Norpill. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Norpill.
    Patients%
    No side effects4
    100.0%

    Three patients reported price estimates

    Do you think The Price of Norpill is Worth It?
    Do you feel you paid higher than the value you got from it after usage? According to reports from wDrugs.com users, on whether the Norpill medicine is affordable, users shared different opinions on the question. The views concerning the price of the medicine were based on some factors like the brand the patient bought, the price compared to its level of effectiveness, the nation or country where the medicine is sold, and the amount of money the patient has. For users who are of the opinion that the medicine is unaffordable, they may have to consider a medicine with another brand in a bid to reduce cost.
    Patients%
    Not expensive2
    66.7%
    Expensive1
    33.3%

    Six patients reported frequency of use

    How often should I take Norpill?
    According to the survey, wDrugs.com reported that users of Norpill should take Twice in a day as the primarily recommended frequency. However, patients are advised to follow the dosage as prescribed by their physician religiously. To get the opinions of other patients on the ideal consumption frequency of the medicine, click here.
    Patients%
    Twice in a day3
    50.0%
    Once in a day3
    50.0%

    Six patients reported doses

    What is the specific doses you have used?
    Norpill May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of wDrugs.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
    Patients%
    1-5mg5
    83.3%
    11-50mg1
    16.7%

    Seventeen patients reported time for results

    How long will I use Norpill before I begin to notice the effect?
    According to the report by users of wDrugs.com, about 1 day and a few days was the most common time duration among the participants, before they began to feel relief in their health conditions. It is noteworthy that you may not get the same result with other users within the same time frame. Several factors determine the timeframe; hence we implore you to consult your medical expert to get professional advice on how long you should expect to see improvement while consuming Norpill. However, if you wish to get the response of other users on the time effectiveness of using Norpill kindly click here
    Patients%
    1 day6
    35.3%
    2 weeks3
    17.6%
    1 month2
    11.8%
    3 days2
    11.8%
    1 week1
    5.9%
    > 3 month1
    5.9%
    3 month1
    5.9%
    2 days1
    5.9%

    Three patients reported administration

    When is the best condition to take Norpill: Before or after food?
    Based on the survey, the users of wDrugs.com voted that Norpill is best taken at Before food. It is however worthy of mention that this popular vote may not be an appropriate description for your particular health condition. See your doctor for professional medical advice as regards the best time to take this medicine. If you wish to see the views of other users on the best time to take the medicine, simply click here.
    Patients%
    Before food2
    66.7%
    Empty stomach1
    33.3%

    23 patients reported age

    Patients%
    16-2919
    82.6%
    30-453
    13.0%
    6-151
    4.3%

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