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Side effect(s) of Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol

Review the side-effects of Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Headache, vaginal candidiasis, upper respiratory infection, nausea, menstrual cramps, breast tenderness, sinusitis, vaginitis (bacterial), abnormal cervical smear, acne, urinary tract infection, mood swings, weight gain, vomiting, abnormal bleeding from the uterus, hypertension.

Genitourinary - Irregular periods, vaginal bleeding, painful menstruation, amenorrhea (absence of menstruation).

Respiratory - Sudden closure of a pulmonary artery (pulmonary embolism), angioedema (swelling under the skin), severe reactions with respiratory and circulatory symptoms.

Cardiovascular - Heart attack.

Central Nervous System - Cerebral hemorrhage (bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel in the brain), cerebral thrombosis (blood clot in a cerebral artery or vein), mesenteric thrombosis (blocks blood flow in the mesenteric veins), retinal thrombosis (blockage in the blood flow to the retina), inflammation of a vein.

Hypersensitivity - Rash.

General - Abdominal pain, gallbladder disease, benign liver tumors, cholestatic jaundice.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol

Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol(Loestrin 24 Fe) generic is prescribed for preventing pregnancy in women who use oral contraceptives.
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Loestrin 24 Fe
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