Norpill is an emergency birth control pill. It provides a safe and effective way to prevent an unintended pregnancy after unprotected sex or contracepti... View More
Uses of Norpill
Side effects of Norpill
How to use Norpill
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Norpill may be taken with ... View More
How Norpill works
Norpill is a progestin (female hormones). It works to prevent pregnancy by temporarily stopping the release of an egg from the ovary, or preventing fert... View More
Contraception, Emergency contraception, Menopausal hormone replacement therapy, Menorrhagia,
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Emergency contraception Adult: 1.5 mg as soon as possible or within 72 hr of coitus. Alternatively, 750 mcg as soon as possible or within 72 hr... View More
Pregnancy, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, severe arterial disease; liver adenoma, porphyria; after recent evacuation of hydatidiform mole; history of bre... View More
Mode of Action
Levonorgestrel, a nortestosterone derivative, is an active isomer of norgestrel. It is a potent inhibitor of ovulation and has androgenic activity.
Sex-steroid dependent cancer, past ectopic pregnancy, malabsorption syndromes, functional ovarian cysts, active liver disease, recurrent cholestatic jau... View More
>10% Headache (12%),Acne (15%),Ovarian cysts (13%),Enlarged follicles (12%),Amenorrhea (1-12%),Abdominal pain (12%),Uterine/vaginal bleeding alteration... View More
Reduced efficacy with enzyme-inducing drugs; aminoglutethimide. May inhibit ciclosporin metabolism.
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