norethindrone (cont.)

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NURSING MOTHERS: Norethindrone may enter in breast milk in trace amounts. It should be used with extreme caution in nursing mothers.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of norethindrone are edema, nausea, breast tenderness, irregular menstrual cycle, breakthrough bleeding, spotting, weight change, and headache. Deep vein thrombosis and depression may also occur.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/10/2014

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