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Norethindrone - Overview

Norethindrone medication is a progestin-only oral contraceptive (birth control medication) indicated for the prevention of pregnancy. Push Health can connect people who need a norethindrone prescription with licensed medical providers who can prescribe norethindrone medication when appropriate to do so.

What Is Norethindrone Used For?

Norethindrone, marketed under brand names such as Camila, Deblitane, Errin, Heather, Jencycla, Jolivette, Lyza, Nora-BE, Norlyda, Ortho Micronor and Sharobel, is a type of oral contraception (birth control medication indicated for the prevention of pregnancy. Norethindrone is a progestin-only compound that works by changing the cervical mucus and endometrium, lowering FSH and LH levels, and suppressing ovulation in some women. Progestin-only pills are sometimes known as minipills or POPs as they have less progestin than combination birth control pills such as Ortho Tri-Cyclen. Norethindrone is also used as part of the combination pills Junel Fe and Lo Loestrin Fe. Norethindrone medication may also have applications in treating symptoms of endometriosis.

Norethindrone - Cost and Dosage

After oral adminstration of norethindrone prescription medication, progestin levels in the serum typically peak within 2 hours and are rapidly eliminated after that. It is generally recommended that norethindrone tablets be stored at 25° C. Norethindrone is relatively affordable at 30 cents per norethindrone 0.35mg tablet. Some insurance plans may cover the costs associated with a norethindrone prescription. Norethindrone coupons may also be available through the manufacturer or online to help reduce any costs associated with the medications.

Can I Buy Norethindrone Online?

Norethindrone acetate requires a prescription to be dispensed by pharmacies in the United States. As a result, one cannot simply buy norethindrone online and norethindrone OTC (over the counter) is not available. People in the US, however, who might be in need of a norethindrone prescription can use Push Health to connect with an online medical provider who can prescribe norethindrone acetate medication, including norethindrone 0.35 mg and norethindrone 5 mg tablets, when appropriate.

Norethindrone - Side Effects

Norethindrone prescription tablets, like other birth control medications, can cause side effects. Side effects resulting from norethindrone use include menstrual irregularities, headache, nausea, breast tenderness and dizziness. Norethindrone use can result in acne. Norethindrone medication can also cause weight gain in some people. People with a history of hypersensitivity to norethindrone or a past allergy should not use the medication. Norethindrone and alcohol should not be used together. Norethindrone tablets are contraindicated in women with certain conditions, including known or suspected pregnancy, known or suspected carcinoma of the breast, liver disease or tumors, and abnormal genital bleeding. Prior to use, questions about side effects associated with norethindrone prescription medication use should be discussed with one's medical provider and pharmacist.

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Last updated June 8, 2021. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.