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NORA-BE
Contraception
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Drug Name:

NORA-BE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Norethindrone 0.35mg (28 tabs).

Company:
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for NORA-BE:

Oral contraception.

Adult:

Continuous regimen: 1 tab daily.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Breast carcinoma. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Liver tumors. Acute liver disease. Pregnancy (Cat.X).

Warnings/Precautions:

Cigarette smoking. Do physical exams at least annually. Discontinue if migraine or other serious headaches occur. Use back-up contraception for 48 hours if taken 3 hours or more late. Nursing mothers: if not exclusively breastfeeding may start 3 weeks after delivery; if fully breastfeeding may start 6 weeks after delivery.

Interactions:

Antagonized by hepatic enzyme-inducing drugs (eg, phenobarbital, rifampin).

Pharmacological Class:

Progestin.

Adverse Reactions:

Menstrual irregularities, frequent or irregular bleeding, mastodynia, headache, nausea, dizziness; androgenic effects (rare).

How Supplied:

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