GENERIC NAME: norethindrone oral contraceptive
BRAND NAME: Camila, Errin, Heather, Jencycla, Nor QD, Nora-BE, Ortho Micronor
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
- Norethindrone is used for the prevention of pregnancy.
Common side effects of norethindrone include:
Other possible side effects of norethindrone include
- Long bleeding episodes
- Lack of menstruation
- Weight gain
- Pain in extremity
- Genital discharge
- Breast pain
- Menstruation delayed
- Suppressed lactation
- Vaginal bleeding
- Heavy menstruation
- Withdrawal bleeding
Possible serious side effects of norethindrone include:,
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