Generic Name - Norethindrone/Norethisterone
Category - Contraceptive drug
Generic for Nor-QD* is indicated to prevent pregnancy. Norethindrone (Generic for Nor-QD*) belongs to family of progestins, a female hormone. It works by preventing the release of eggs from the ovaries (ovulation) and changing the cervical mucus and the lining of the uterus. Progestins can prevent fertilization by preventing a woman's egg from fully developing.
Generic for Nor-QD* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Nor-QD* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Nor-QD* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
High blood pressure
Heart or circulation problems
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Nor-QD*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Nor-QD* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Nor-QD*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Nor-QD* for Amenorrhea is
FOR A 21-DAY SCHEDULE,
Oral contraceptives are taken every day for a 3-week period, followed by 1 week of no oral contraceptives; this cycle is repeated each month.
1) Starting on the first Sunday after the beginning of your menstrual period, take one tablet daily (at the same time each day) for the next 21 days. Note: If your period begins on Sunday, take the first tablet that day.
2) Wait 1 week before taking any more tablets. Your menstrual period should occur during this time.
3) Following this 1-week waiting time, begin taking a daily tablet again for the next 21 days.
FOR A 28-DAY SCHEDULE,
Starting on the first Sunday after the beginning of your menstrual period, take one tablet daily (at the same time each day) for the next 28 days. Continue taking the oral contraceptives according to your physician's instructions. Note: If your period begins on Sunday, take the first tablet that day.
Generic for Nor-QD* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Nor-QD* side Effects include breast tenderness or discharge, numbness or pain in the arm or leg, pain in the chest, groin or leg, severe headache, stomach pain and sudden shortness of breath.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Nor-QD*.
Generic for Nor-QD* and Pregnancy
Studies indicate possibilities that Generic for Nor-QD* may cause unwanted effects on the heart or blood flow of the fetus or newborn baby, if they are taken regularly during the last few months of pregnancy. Hence, do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Nor-QD* and Breastfeeding
Small amounts of progestin passes into breast milk and no adverse effects have been found on breastfeeding performance or on the health, growth or development of the infant. However, do talk to your doctor and seek medical advice.
Generic for Nor-QD* and Pediatric
Generic Naproxen should only be used in children who are over 12 years old. Do consult your doctor and seek medical advice.
Generic for Nor-QD* and Geriatric
Elderly patients are considered to be sensitive than younger adults to the effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
The above information about Generic for Nor-QD* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.