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A 46-year-old member asked:

How safe is nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 57 years experience
Safe: As safe as any other birth control pill if you pay attention to the risks.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) cause pregnancy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: It is an oral contraceptive.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

What is the discharge after taking nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear question: Nordette does not produce a vaginal discharge unless it is from inter menstrual "spotting".
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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are some of the side-effects of nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Nordette side effect: "nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach cramping, bloating, dizziness, vaginal discomfort/irritation, increased vaginal fluids, or breast tenderness/enlargement. Acne may improve or get worse. Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular menstrual periods " per http://www.rxlist.com/nordette-28-side-effects-drug-center.htm
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Philippines
A 21-year-old female asked:

Can i take nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) if I am taking amoxicillin?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
YES: Continue your birth control while on antibiotics. The antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of birth control minimally, so to be safe, use condoms as well when on antibiotics while on bc meds.
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South Africa
A 33-year-old female asked:

What is the side effects of nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel): Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is one brand of ethinyl estradiol & levonorgestrel, used as combination hormone birth control. Check out http://www.drugs.com/mtm/nordette.html for more information including side effects. Some alternative brands are Alesse, Altavera, Amethyst, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, Levlen, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel), Orsythia, Portia, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil-21, Triphasil-28 & Trivora-28
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Must I drink nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) same time and if I miss it and after three hours can I still take it?
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Timing birth control: Birth control pills should ideally be taken at the same time every day. Combination pills consisting of both an estrogen & progestin allow for som... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
I've been taking the "pill" nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for 3 days now; should I be starting to feel some side effects?
Dr. James Mirabile
Gynecology 35 years experience
Side effect of birth: Depending on what you are feeling, the start of a birth control pill may create some nausea or other stomach concerns. Physically you may experience ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
What might cause green coloration on my vagina when using nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Vaginal discharge: Sometimes vaginal discharge has a green hue to it. Typically it's not a sign of infection so long as you don't have any itching or foul smell associa... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
I'm taking this Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) tabs 30 for trying to conceive but what are they used for?how will they help in trying to conceive?
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 57 years experience
Uncertain: Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is a birth control pill so you won't get pregnant. Ask your doctor why he gave it to you.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Hi, i had unprotected sex last june 8, saturday. I'm planning to take nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) as ecp for june 14. Would it still be effective?
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 57 years experience
Doubtful: When used as ecp, it needs to be taken within 72 hrs after sex. Might be too late for you.
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Last updated Nov 8, 2018

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