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Dr. James Mirabile
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Nordette (Overview)

Nordette is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's health and pregnancy drug).


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What is the treatment for nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) overdose?

What is the treatment for nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) overdose?

Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) overdose: If you have consumed more than once a day nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and are having any abnormal symptoms you should contact your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. James Mirabile
65 doctors shared insights

Nordette (Overview)

Nordette is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's health and pregnancy drug).


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Can a woman overdose on nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Can a woman overdose on nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

BCP NORDETTE (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel): Usually no. It contains a small amount of hormone that can make you gain weight if more tablets are taken. ...Read more

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I would like to inquire if nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) can be used as an emergency contraceptive pill. What is its proper dose?

I would like to inquire if nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) can be used as an emergency contraceptive pill. What is its proper dose?

Please don't!: Theoretically it can; but i recommend strongly against this except as a last resort. It is not intended for this purpose and you should eitehr use a standard emergency contraception, or talk with a live doctor about 'off-label' use. Please do not improvise with this! ...Read more

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How long will nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) side effect as an ecp last?

How long will nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) side effect as an ecp last?

Not at all sure: why a male is using nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). Depends a lot on the side effect in women minor stomach problems often clear up in a few days. Certainly if it is part of a triphasic OCP, then when you go to the next set of pills the side effects change feel free to ask again if I've misunderstood ...Read more

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

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

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 ...Read more

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I took Nordette 3 weeks ago. Is it safe for me to drink whiskey and smoke?

I took Nordette 3 weeks ago. Is it safe for me to drink whiskey and smoke?

No: It is never "SAFE" to drink and smoke. While you can continue to use birth control pills even when you drink and smoke because you're under 35 years of age, I would discourage you from drinking and smoking in general. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|levonorgestrel is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more