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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Norpill. Please consult your doctor.
Norpill is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effe... View More
Norpill is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. Non... View More
It is not known whether Norpill alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and rea... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Norpill in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Norpill in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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
- Emergency contraception
Side effects of Norpill
- Edema (swelling)
- Muscle pain
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
- Norpill is a single tablet and you only have to take 1 dose for it to work.
- Take it as soon as possible, preferably within 12 hours and not later than 72 hours (3 days) of having unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.
- Notify your doctor if you vomit within 2-3 hours of taking this medicine.
- It is not as effective as regular methods of contraception and should be used only as an emergency measure.
- Take a pregnancy test about a week after you take Norpill as there is a 5-10% chance that it may not have worked.
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.
Alternative brand for Norpill
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More