myUpchar प्लस+ सदस्य बनें और करें पूरे परिवार के स्वास्थ्य खर्च पर भारी बचत,केवल Rs 99 में -


Norethindrone Information

Norethindrone Benefits & Uses

Norethindrone is used to treat the following -

Norethindrone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Log in to view medicine dosage

Ingredients of Norethindrone


Norethindrone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Norethindrone is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Breast Tenderness
  4. Bloating or fullness
  5. Depression Moderate
  6. Hypertension

Norethindrone Related Warnings

Is the use of Norethindrone safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Norethindrone. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.


Is the use of Norethindrone safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Norethindrone. Stop taking Norethindrone immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Norethindrone on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Norethindrone on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Norethindrone on the Liver?

Norethindrone may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Norethindrone on the Heart?

Norethindrone has very mild side effects on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Norethindrone with Other Drugs

Norethindrone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Frequently asked Questions about Norethindrone

Is this Norethindrone habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Norethindrone has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Norethindrone since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Norethindrone only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Norethindrone for mental disorders.


Norethindrone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Norethindrone

There is no information on the effects of food and Norethindrone because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Norethindrone

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Norethindrone with alcohol.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
View Doctor Profile
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
View Doctor Profile

Do you or someone in your family take Norethindrone? Please do a survey and help others


  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 349-350
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Aygestin® (norethindrone acetate)
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ortho Micronor® (norethindrone)