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General Information on Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone

Generic Name : Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone

Pronunciation : nor-ETH-in-drone- ETH-in-il es-tra-DYE-ole

Latest prescription information about Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y42.4 | Therapeutic Classification : Oral Contraceptives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone

International- FemHRT.

Why is Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains estrogen and progestin, prescribed for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats and others. It prevents egg release from ovaries.

When should Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with estrogen-dependent neoplasia, cancer of the breast, uterus, cervix, or vagina, abnormal vaginal bleeding, liver impairment, suspected pregnancy, blood clots, heart attack, stroke, aneurysm, or heart disease and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone?

PO- A single tablet to be taken orally once daily.

How should Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, heart, liver, or kidney disease, high blood pressure, vision problems, migraine, epilepsy, high cholesterol, breast disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Take calcium supplements along with this medication to ensure healthy bones.

It does not prevent spreading of HIV or STD to others; avoid sexual contact, sharing of needles, injection supplies, or razors while taking this medication.

It should not be used in children.

Monitor liver function, kidney function, lung function, blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, and blood cholesterol regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone?

   Body As A Whole : Headache, back pain, viral infection.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, indigestion, diarrhea.
   Musculoskeletal : Joint and muscle pain.
   Central Nervous System : Nervousness, depression.
   Respiratory : Nose inflammation, inflammation of the sinuses.
   Genitourinary : Breast pain, urinary tract infection, vaginal inflammation.

What are the other precautions for Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Ethiny- Estradiol- Norethindrone?

Store the medication as directed by your physician.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
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